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Clemenceau Heritage Museum

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Address: 1 N Willard St, Cottonwood, AZ 86326-3651
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+1 928-634-2868

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More than we bargained for, there`s much more than the rail road exhibit. Many displays and lots of history. The volunteers were a wealth of information. A must if you are in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Sudbury, Canada
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Sudbury, Canada
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57 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

More than we bargained for, there`s much more than the rail road exhibit. Many displays and lots of history. The volunteers were a wealth of information. A must if you are in the area, big surprise.

1 Thank 61jorgeb
Sedona, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Lots of displays on area mining and a wonderful train display. Photos typical of life in a mining town.

1 Thank Victoria C
Glendale Hts, IL
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3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Visited yesterday primarily so hubby could check out the HO train layout and very detailed diorama and was somewhat amazed by the rest of the museum's displays. Both volunteers were knowledgeable and friendly and went the extra mile to answer our questions and really knew their way around the place. Plan to come back in the Fall because it was... More 

1 Thank cruzngranny58
Vista, California
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68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

The Heritage Museum surpassed our expectations. We went primarily to see the model rail road exhibit, but stayed to view all the other displays. Everyone was friendly, chatty, and helpful. The experience was like a walk down Memory Lane for us senior citizens. The model grammar school classroom was a strong piece of nostalgia. I imagine that anyone 55 or... More 

3 Thank tijuanade
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

Very enjoyable area museum with very friendly and informative volunteers. They ran the trains for us and told us the story of the area. Will be sure to go there again.

2 Thank Larry W
Bakersfield, California
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68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Oh my gosh, what a find. Who would've thought you would find such an interesting museum in what seems to be almost the middle of nowhere. Occupying a former school building, this place is a wealth of information on what is now the old abandoned copper mine. The real attraction here is the train diorama. If you have any interest... More 

2 Thank Ron P
Dolores, Colorado, USA
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7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

We spent a leisurely hour enjoying the displays and great historical pics. Being a retired teacher I especially enjoyed the original classroom. The train room is marvelous.... A result of hours of detail work! Be sure to visit!

2 Thank Tiffany N
Cottonwood, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

It is definitely worth the donation to get in. It is a cute little piece of Cottonwood history. It give you a good idea about the history of the area and the nature of some of the strange building that you find around Cottonwood. The volunteers were really enthusiastic and friendly.

2 Thank SHUSH27
Springfield, Missouri
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

I love small town museums, and this one is no exception. There are displays about local life from its start as a company mining town, to a family's collection of belt buckles, to a 1920-30's classroom, to an incredibly detailed model train room showing the area when it was humming with mining activity, plus an eclectic assortment of other historical... More 

1 Thank PamMO
Scottsdale, Arizona
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17 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

This is a large historic building, half of which is still local school administration and the other half of which is this interesting and eclectic collection of local history. It's a good way to orient yourself to the Verde Valley in general, since it covers mining, agriculture, and daily life in general, including a restored classroom. The very best is... More 

3 Thank JanetLJ

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