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Cave Creek Museum

6140 Skyline Drive, Cave Creek, AZ 85331
+1 480-488-2764
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It's small but such a precious gem in Cave Creek.

I love all of Cave Creek and that is why I live here. So you can imagine why I'm happy to have the... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2017
Yolande G
Interesting, Fun Local Museum in Cave Creek Arizona!

We have visited the Cave Creek Museum several times over the years and it is always a real treat... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
PhoenixTravelgal
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  • Average10%
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“early days” (2 reviews)
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6140 Skyline Drive, Cave Creek, AZ 85331
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+1 480-488-2764
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 18 April 2017

I love all of Cave Creek and that is why I live here. So you can imagine why I'm happy to have the Cave Creek Museum in my town. I've been to the museum a number of times and I like to take my out...More

Thank Yolande G
CaveCreekMuseum, Volunteer at Cave Creek Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2017

Thank you, Yolanda G. for the great review. We love when "our people" come to visit! So often you can share stories and information that add to our knowledge of the wonderful Desert Foothills region. And we enjoy helping to entertain your guests! Be sure...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017

We have visited the Cave Creek Museum several times over the years and it is always a real treat. They always have new and interesting exhibits. They are small enough that your don't feel overwhelmed. Beautiful Native American Pottery and Baskets are my favorite but...More

1  Thank PhoenixTravelgal
CaveCreekMuseum, Volunteer at Cave Creek Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2017

How wonderful to welcome a repeat guest! Thanks for the kind words. The Golden Reef Stamp Mill will run a final time for the Season on Saturday, May 13th at 1.30 pm if you are up our way. As a local, hopefully you signed up...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

This quaint little museum is fun to go to and to learn all about so many things in the CC area. The docents there are pretty good and will fill you in on some fun and interesting facts. The couple of buildings are really neat....More

Thank Barb H
CaveCreekMuseum, Volunteer at Cave Creek Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Thank you for your review, Barb Has! We work hard to give our guests an entertaining overview of the area, from the ancient pottery of our pre-history Indians thru the prospectors seeking their fortunes, hardy pioneers, cattlemen, and fascinating characters who settled here to create...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

If you want to get a great idea of the history of Cave Creek, the Cave Creek museum is the way to do it. They have the best history and artifacts of Cave Creek. I highly recommend that you visit the museum! Great staff. Great...More

1  Thank Michele S
CaveCreekMuseum, Volunteer at Cave Creek Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2017

Thanks, Michelle, we think the nicest people in AZ live in Cave Creek too! (Of course, slightly biased!) We are glad we were able to provide you with an interesting overview of the pre-history and history of the Desert Foothills area. All of the volunteers...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017

What a neat museum for such a tiny little town (5,000 pop). There is a lot of history here and it is extremely well presented in this museum.

1  Thank Larry J
CaveCreekMuseum, Volunteer at Cave Creek Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2017

Larry J, we are grateful for your kind words---we love when our guests enjoy our Museum and our town. We hope you will come back and visit us soon.

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Docents very knowlegeable and interesting. Spent over an hour in this vry small museum. Covers prehistoric to mid 20th century. Lots of local history in these indoor and outdoor exhibits.

1  Thank Ginny P
CaveCreekMuseum, Volunteer at Cave Creek Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2017

Thanks for the kind words, Ginny P. We love having the passion and knowledge of our docents acknowledged. Many of our exhibits change on a yearly basis---hope you'll come back to visit us again!

Reviewed 22 February 2017

Tucked away off the main road, this is a fun stop while visiting historic Cave Creek. The staff is incredibly warm and informative. There are a couple rooms that feature local history, including some of the first settlers, various artifacts and interactive displays. Outside is...More

1  Thank Lauruna
CaveCreekMuseum, Volunteer at Cave Creek Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thanks for visiting, Lauruna! We love sharing the history of the Desert Foothills with our guests! Maybe next time you can see the Golden Reef Stamp Mill in action---it's pretty cool!

Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Although Cave Creek is next to Scottsdale and the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, it has a distinct history all Its own. If you want to see what Arizona was like come here. I especially enjoyed the history of the Cartwright travels across the country on...More

1  Thank Sue T
CaveCreekMuseum, Volunteer at Cave Creek Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Hi Sue T---thanks for stopping by the Cave Creek Museum. Isn't the Cartwright family interesting? I hope during your visit the docents told you that anecdotally, the Ponderosa TV series family was named after the Cave Creek Cartwright's. As is told, the producer of the...More

Reviewed 23 December 2016

fascinating place with charming knowledgeable hostesses! one could spend hours perusing this museum...particularly engaging was the TB cabin (perfect setting for a stage play)!More

Thank playwright150
CaveCreekMuseum, Volunteer at Cave Creek Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2016

Thank you for the lovely review! Actually, our TB cabin, albeit with great care, has served as a setting for several film ventures. So astute of you to realize it is a great "character actor"! So glad you enjoyed our Museum and wonderful docents. Have...More

Reviewed 4 December 2016

We come a regular basis and this fine little museum keeps growing and updating. The stamp mill is a wonderful addition so make sure you call to see when it will be run so that you can plan a trip around that event. The museum...More

Thank sue o
CaveCreekMuseum, Volunteer at Cave Creek Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2016

Hi Sue, and thank you so much for visiting our Museum regularly. We work very hard to keep our exhibits updated and changing so that repeat visits experience something new every time they cross our threshold. And special thanks for noticing the commitment of our...More

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Pat S
17 December 2016|
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Response from CaveCreekMuseum | Property representative |
The Golden Reef Stamp is an ore-crushing machine used in extracting gold from rocks. It's part of a series of processes that reduces big rocks to teeny-tiny bits. Then that fine sand is run thru a process that collects the... More
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Jorden T
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