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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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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

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Fort Worth, Texas

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Fort Worth, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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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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Fort Mill, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Orem
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

Not much at all in Beatty...Museum is handicap accessible and the gal working was very friendly...she gave us a heads up about the wildflowers in Death Valley being in bloom

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016

the museum was cool to browse through - and FREE! lots of interesting things for sure. My personal great pleasant surprise was the selection of books on the area in general, prospecting, Death Valley and more. Put Barnes and Noble in Vegas to shame.

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