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Pahrump Valley Museum

401 E Basin Ave, Pahrump, NV 89060-4631
+1 775-751-1970
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great tourist attraction

An eclectic collection of all things Pahrump. Includes many contributions that have come from old... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
A small struggling museum tryig to capture the past

We had a really good experience here. Pahrump is not very big, but like every other place, it has a... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Michael S
Bainbridge Island, Washington
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401 E Basin Ave, Pahrump, NV 89060-4631
+1 775-751-1970
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

An eclectic collection of all things Pahrump. Includes many contributions that have come from old timers from the town and new comers with items that touched the town. well worth a visit.

Thank jinnykb
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We had a really good experience here. Pahrump is not very big, but like every other place, it has a story to tell. It was once a cotton community until real estate development as more profitable. There was quite a bit of information on the...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Lots of informstion about the town and the founding families, mining, agriculture, old farm and mining equipment, history surrounding Yucca Mtn repository

Thank kimo21
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This local museum is a wealth of history and artifacts from the town and so much more. Hundreds of items on display, take the time to check them all out, you'll be surprised at all you will find. The staff is always willing to share...More

Thank beardie98
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My first time to our mueseum, I honestly didn't get a chance to look around a whole lot . The things I did notice were some gems, minerals , mining info . There was information about test site , bomb testing etc ! It loooked...More

Thank nixona
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Pretty good for a small city. They have a lot of artifacts but could use more organizing to tell the are history.

Thank gd454
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a small museum, but worth a visit. Lots of display cases and a lovely gift shop with unique items, at reasonable prices. It is a Pokemon stop too!

Thank AnotherRoadToTrip
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The proprietor was very informative and excited about her job. Many artifacts were there to be seen, artistically placed and lots of media displays. Allow at least an hour or two to go through this museum. Worth seeing!

1  Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a free museum of the Pahrump Valley although a contribution would be appreciated! There is a lot to see here, in displays of the history of Pahrump and surrounding area. From cotton farming to geology to weapons testing, this little museum really covers...More

1  Thank OregonStrider
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Nothing fancy but worth the visit. There is not a charge just asking for a donation! We will visit it again

Thank Gail D
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23 September 2016|
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Response from Gail D | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe it is open on Sunday's.