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Beatty Museum & Historical Society

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Address: 417 West Main Street, Highway 374, Beatty, NV
Phone Number: 775-553-2303
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Great History

We visited the Rhyolite Ghost Town early in the day then stopped here for more information. Helpful staff, great historical stories, nicely displayed in an century old church... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Chris M
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Pahrump, Nevada

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

These odd little town museums amuse me, why they exist I'm not sure but usually offer an interesting 30 min cool environment and a break from driving, thus one is two rooms of a bizarre collection if history.

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Pahrump, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the Rhyolite Ghost Town early in the day then stopped here for more information. Helpful staff, great historical stories, nicely displayed in an century old church. Pictures of Rhyolite in it's heyday! Pretty interesting. Wide variety of items! Recommend!

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Thank Chris M
Fort Worth, Texas
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78 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Excellent museum in this small town which will get better and better as they expand. Tells a lot about the town and area and is full of odds and ends

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Modesto, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

place has a lot of information about Beatty, staff was really friendly and helpful . great stop for family who want to know the place.

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016

Four miles from the ghost town Rhyolite and seven miles from the state line to Death Valley, Beatty, a tiny town of about 1,000 people has a museum and yes a gas station! Better fill up here as the prices are almost half of that from Death Valley. Back to the museum, We were able to browse about ten minutes... More 

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Thank Indiana_Jonesse
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

A very interesting place and is growing. Lots of exhibits of local history and references. Nichole was very helpful and informative. thank you Beatty Museum & Historical Society Bill and Patti Smith.

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Thank Bill S
Mokelumne Hill, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Awesome museum full of desert mining history and pics. Great place to learn about Beatty area and Death Valley. 10 to 3 hours so plan your arrival. We'll worth it.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

Stopped into the Beatty Museum just to check it out and see if I could locate a specific book on rock hunting. The museum is small, but a lot of interesting information on the local area. The staff member working was very friendly and provided some great information on nearby attractions. I was able to locate the book I was... More 

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Thank OregonStrider
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

We stopped to look and walk a bit. had some great stuff for such a small venue. Great old photos and newspapers of bygone days

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Northridge, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

While visiting the Death Valley Area we headed for Beatty and saw this museum along the road. We stopped. This is a local museum with lots of local history in it and has lots of neat old stuff. The locals who put this together are very proud of their town and its history. A good free stop in a small... More 

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