We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
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
,
Joseph, Oregon
via mobile
Very informative and wish we had started our Quartzsite visit here

Small but very interesting museum about the history and settling of Quartzsite. Enjoyed Richard's... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2018
Dawn M
,
La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
Read all 28 reviews
46
All photos (46)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“quartzite”(3 reviews)
“tyson”(4 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
35°
20°
Sep
28°
13°
Oct
21°
Nov
Contact
161 W Main Street, Quartzsite, AZ 85346
Website
+1 928-927-5229
Call
Reviews (28)
Filter reviews
28 results
Traveller rating
15
10
2
0
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
15
10
2
0
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewswealth of informationquartzitetysondocentminingcapsuleartifactshistorysites
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 28 reviews
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

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

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

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

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..

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

2  Thank Thomas M
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

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.

2  Thank Roofers
Reviewed May 23, 2017

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

1  Thank drdroad
Reviewed April 3, 2017

We loved our visit to this museum! It might be little but it is an authentic Quartzsite experience! The building is an original and there are a lot of artifacts and pictures, covering a wide variety of local interest. The outside things are interesting in...More

2  Thank Diane M
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Super 8 by Wyndham Quartzsite AZ
336 reviews
3.18 km away
Quartzsite Yacht Club Motel
27 reviews
10.46 km away
Best Western Desert Oasis
395 reviews
29.08 km away
Hampton Inn & Suites Blythe
406 reviews
33.09 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 28 restaurants in Quartzsite
Silly Al's Pizza
233 reviews
.04 km away
Mountain Quail Cafe
107 reviews
1.27 km away
Quartzsite Yacht Club Bar and Grill
64 reviews
1.46 km away
Taco Mio
59 reviews
.45 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 8 attractions in Quartzsite
Hi Jolly's Tomb
67 reviews
1.04 km away
Blythe Intaglios
41 reviews
35.60 km away
Poston Memorial Monument
8 reviews
39.53 km away
Desert Bar and Nellie E Saloon
107 reviews
59.96 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Quartzsite Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines