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Beatty Museum & Historical Society

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Great local musuem

Great stop on your way to or from Death Valley. This small volunteer museum has nice displays on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charlie B
Roseville, California
Very well presented. Free admission

This quaint museum having visited the ghost town in death valley was amazing. So many artifacts... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
Malcolm T
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417 West Main Street, Highway 374, Beatty, NV
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great stop on your way to or from Death Valley. This small volunteer museum has nice displays on local history and friendly staff to answer all your questions. Displays include information on mining, early settlers, frontier life.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Charlie B
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

This quaint museum having visited the ghost town in death valley was amazing. So many artifacts from bygone days. The pictures really took you back

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Malcolm T
Reviewed June 26, 2018

I enjoyed the stuffed wolf and bear. We had questions which were answered by a friendly docent. The back rooms showed items from historical times.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank galiciakatheryn
Reviewed June 22, 2018

So many items well displayed of mining and life in the old west desert. Worth the visit. A couple of blocks off the beaten path but very interesting. Free of charge and very nice staff.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Nevadamax
Reviewed April 15, 2018 via mobile

Staff has done a good job setting up displays and the lady at the desk was nice. It was interesting for local history and photos.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Selway M
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

My friend and I have been several times. They have revamped a few of their rooms. I love looking at all the antiques and reading about the mining history. They have a nice gift shop with many interesting items such as books, minerals,gold, silver, and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank hjcbirdbath
Reviewed March 19, 2018

It was free to wander around in the museum and had a lot of historic artifacts from the area. It must have been quite a place in its heyday. The person overseeing was quite helpful and pleasant.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank pers0nalview
Reviewed March 7, 2018

This museum is full of items from surrounding ghost towns and local Beatty history. It was great looking at all the photos of the towns taken back in the early 1900's. The items on display are interesting and many have information to tell you the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank solartj
Reviewed February 14, 2018

I've seen the museum on a number of occasions when I've been in Beatty but I've always arrived in town after it closed for the day (it closes at 3pm). This time I made sure to get there while it was open, and it was...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank roadtrip_ken_2017
Reviewed April 30, 2017

This seemingly small museum houses an enormous trove of historical memorabilia from the era when Death Valley was an area of vigorous activity and thriving mining towns. Many antique tools, mining gear, documents and household items pay silent tribute to this time long ago. No...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank mtangeles
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