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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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