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“Great Western Art.”
Review of Phippen Museum

Phippen Museum
Ranked #9 of 70 things to do in Prescott
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Fine arts museum that features exhibits and educational programs related to the American West.
Cave Creek, Arizona
Level 6 Contributor
225 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Great Western Art.”
Reviewed July 26, 2014

Not being familiar with this museum we decided to stop after visiting Watson Lake. For someone who likes Western Art and its development this museum is a must see. Part of the museum was
under renovation so we weren't able to see everything the museum offers but it was still worthwhile. Our favorite part of the museum was the Ray Swanson area. This gentleman was so good with his work that some of the paintings looked like photographs.
A must seek museum for anyone interested in art.

Visited July 2014
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Trabuco Canyon, California
Level 6 Contributor
777 reviews
461 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
“Very small, some exhibits not even open”
Reviewed July 4, 2014

Wish the front desk told you the entire lower level is now empty and the special exhibit is not available so you have about 1 1/2 rooms of paintings to see and some rusted metal objects outdoor. Overpriced for the small collection. Paintings were good though.

Visited June 2014
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Seattle, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
302 reviews
74 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Some Local Western Art Work”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

The museum is small with the focus on local artists. you can get through the entire museum in about an hour.

Visited June 2014
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Knoxville, Tennessee
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Must see”
Reviewed June 24, 2014

This was a beautiful museum with so much beautiful western art. The outside area has many western sculpture pieces which were really nice and fun to take pictures by.

Visited June 2014
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San Diego, California
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“WONDERFUL”
Reviewed June 5, 2014

We headed north out of Prescott. It's quite a few miles to the Phippen, but well worth it. Entry cost is $7.00 per adult (no senior discount). Some absolutely beautiful painting and sculpture.
There's an alcove of old west memorbilia (pistols, rifles, spurs, saddles, etc.) On the other side is a display about Will James, the author of "Smoky" Glad we we able to fit it in our schedule.
Bought a couple of things at the gift shop too.

Visited May 2014
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