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Antelope Valley Indian Museum

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A Wonderful Gem in the Mojave Desert

The Antelope Valley Indian Museum is one of the most special historical places I have ever visited... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
small museum

The museum is small but kids had fun looking through all the stuffs. We stayed about 20 minutes. If... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Linda W
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Antelope Valley Indian Museum is one of the most special historical places I have ever visited. A beautiful story, amazing artifacts, and great scenery. Next time I will take a picnic lunch or afternoon tea; to enjoy after touring the museum. There is an...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

The museum is small but kids had fun looking through all the stuffs. We stayed about 20 minutes. If you are in the area, it is nice to stop by. But I would not make a trip here just for the museum.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Linda W
Reviewed August 21, 2018

I've been coming to the AV since 1972 (yes a long time). This was the first time going to the Indian Museum. It was interesting. You can walk around the property on a trail. This one time home was for a collector of Indian objects....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Bernard H
Reviewed December 21, 2017

You can see Mid-west and Californian indigenous artifacts that Howard Arden Edwards collected about 100 years ago. You can also see the integration of European and Native cultures in this very museum. It is one that lets you know how people did things wrong long...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank michikos2017
Reviewed November 7, 2017

We were disappointed that this museum was open so few hours. We didn't get to see it because it was never open during the three days we were in Lancaster. It might be great, but the hours certainly aren't.

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank CLC48
Reviewed July 24, 2017

We love this museum, with its dreamlike cave passages and vintage displays. Definitely stop here, admission is only a few bucks and you won't see other places quite like this. (We don't, however, love the bossy young guy who works there -- others do --...More

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank SoCalRambler
Reviewed April 14, 2017

What a great part of the Native American Culture. The museum was simply beautiful and offered alot of history. If you are older and have troubles walking or keeping balance, may not be a good place to go, well at least upstairs would be difficult....More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank drhodes227
Reviewed March 22, 2017

The staff are amazing and really know the story regarding the museum itself. When I got there, I was really confused about the details on some of the artifacts, specifically in the second stage of the museum (the dinning room). As I wondered around the...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank Nessy m
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Great family spot for locals or travelers wanting to stay in Los Angeles area. The museum is built into the rock walls, lots to see. Museum once was a home with the original painting (artwork) is well preserved. Joshua tree lumber used in the building...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Chamorrita T
Reviewed August 31, 2016

This is a small Native American Museum (in the middle of nowhere but worth the trip) -- the artifacts are very interesting and they sell hand made Native American jewelry.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Jan B
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November 30, 2015|
Response from 295tammie | Reviewed this property |
It's open weekends 11am-4pm