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Interesting place, historical place

Interesting museum with stagecoach station, historical significance, and lots of great information... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
WJD_CO
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Longmont, Colorado
A Must Do!

We had a day to kill in Quartzsite and decided to visit the Hi Jolly cemetery and then the museum... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2018
allison c
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Joseph, Oregon
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interesting museum with stagecoach station, historical significance, and lots of great information about times past. It has a very amazing past, with camels, and other hardy settlers and miners years ago. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a day to kill in Quartzsite and decided to visit the Hi Jolly cemetery and then the museum. Both were free and the latter was full of fun artifacts. The man running the museum was so knowledgeable. We were happy to have taken...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank allison c
Reviewed February 13, 2018

Small but very interesting museum about the history and settling of Quartzsite. Enjoyed Richard's wealth of knowledge and willingness to share. There is no charge but it would be worth a few dollars if there were - if you enjoy history and learning I'd stop,...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Dawn M
Reviewed January 29, 2018

I am sure there are a number of excellent folks that volunteer their time and knowledge giving visitors the history of Quartzite / Tyson Wells but I can't imagine them outdoing Richard. Fascinating stories and historical details regarding each of the displays. So much packed...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Flyfreemark
Reviewed January 27, 2018 via mobile

I wish I had planned more time for this amazing time capsule. You can wander around on your own and can be given an informational tour. Not only is this a mining museum but also has old town and environmental history. I would suggest you...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank SpiritsOpinion
Reviewed January 25, 2018

Great little museum with a very knowledgeable staff able and willing to share stories and information about the area..

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank jima800
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

Wow, this is really a neat museum. A lot of local and interesting history. Richard, the docent, was fantastic. Plan on spending a couple of hours here. Richard was a wealth of information and certainly a local colorist! The memorabilia, the story of Quartzsite, learning...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank thomasmV1958LM
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Visited on a resting day wishing we had planned differently this place definitely deserved more of our time. Lots to see, make it one of your first stops in the area and then you can plan your visits to area ghost towns or join a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank J3w3ll68
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

This museum has alot to see and learn about Quartzsite...anyone who visits the town should stop and get some history first.

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Roofers
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Interesting little Museum, great outside displays, the guy running the place knows all about the area.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank drdroad
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