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Desert Caballeros Western Museum

21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-3431
+1 928-684-2272
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Hidden Treasure

Stopped in on a whim as we passed through Wickenburg. What a gem! Great history and presentation... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tempe, Arizona
An unexpected art history experience.

While visiting the historic town of Wickenburg, we stumbled upon this excellent museum which is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
James M
Bethel Park, United States
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This summer escape the heat while embarking on genuine adventure at Desert Caballeros Western Museum! DCWM’s world renowned collection of Western fine art, historic exhibits and engaging education programs highlight the cultural legacy of the American West. Core to the museum collection are prized works of Catlin, Bierstadt, Moran, Remington, Russell, Cowboy Artists of America and Taos Society of Artists. Works by Bill Owen, Maynard Dixon, Alan Houser, Mirna Harrison and more offer an enriching contemporary presentation. With an eye on the horizon, DCWM hosts its nationally revered Cowgirl Up! Art from the Other Half of West featuring hundreds of new works by 58 of the nation's top female artists every spring. Ready for more than world renowned art collections? Meander into awesome life-scale recreations of old 1905 Wickenburg; experience ranch life of the early Central Valley settlers and real Wickenburg dude ranches; discover local gold mining history & Arizona minerals; meet the American Indian tribes of the Southwest by examining their tools and crafts. A dream come true for kids of all ages, our museum offers free GuidePort headsets that tell the vast stories of the true American West! Head ‘Out Wickenburg Way’ to Desert Caballeros Western Museum.
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Travellers talk about
“general store” (13 reviews)
“the lower level” (13 reviews)
“audio tour” (9 reviews)
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21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-3431
+1 928-684-2272

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in on a whim as we passed through Wickenburg. What a gem! Great history and presentation. Well worth a visit.

Thank Hannahbears_mom
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting the historic town of Wickenburg, we stumbled upon this excellent museum which is home to some of the greatest western art in the country. The admission price is reasonable, and they provide you with headsets and a recording for your self-guided tour. The...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an incredible display of life, art and goods of a western history. Congratulations to all who have contributed to this invaluable graphic story of a very special place.

Thank tbrodek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The day we visited a famous Artist from Mexico had a sale and display in the gallery. We enjoyed the visit and it was well worth the admission

Thank wdlander
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum isn't huge, but it has outstanding western works of art on permanent exhibit as well as rotating special shows. One of the best venues for works by female artists.

Thank mesatraveler
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Total surprise to find this gem of a museum in Wickenburg Az. Bronze sculptures by Remington abound and are tastefully displayed as well as many fabulous paintings of the old West. There is a special exhibit going on now of the personal collection of Steve...More

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This museum has something for everyone. Navajo blanket collection dating from mid-1800’s, multi-tribe basket collection. Western art collection from Russell to Remington to signed gouache portrait of Geranimo to modern art and sculpture. Stylized Historic room scenes depict parlor, kitchen, store, settlers’ cabin, saloon. I...More

Thank horsewoofie
Reviewed 25 November 2017

We visited Desert Caballeros Western Musuem, Wickenburg, Arizona. The art galleries has some superb examples of southwestern art. There is historic exhibits such as the town exhibit. There is also a center that does regular special events such as history talks and other events. We...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Spent an awesome afternoon enjoying the museums art collection. The paintings are extraordinary. Downstairs are vignettes of living in the old west; what a room looked like etc. The museum also has a collection of bolo ties. Early Wickenburg history.

Thank justravelinthru
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This museum has something for everyone. The main floor has artwork of Arizona in paintings and sculptures and the bottom level has many different areas to see about life in early Arizona before it was a state. We also learned some interesting facts about Arizona...More

Thank Jill C
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1 April 2017|
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Response from Gordy197 | Reviewed this property |
10$ ea seniors 10-5 Worth every cent
3 February 2015|
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Response from 943RickR | Reviewed this property |
They do have facilities for wheelchair bound attendees. They do have an elevator so from that point, I guess they do "have" wheelchairs, if that was the purpose of the question.
3 February 2015|
Response from Jennie Z | Reviewed this property |
One wheelchair is available at the Main Entrance on Frontier St. The Museum now has two buildings. There are two levels of the Main Museum Bldg. but an elevator will allow the wheelchair to go to the lower level which... More