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Desert Caballeros Western Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Impressive time Capsule of Wickenburg's History an Art of the West

This museum's collections vary so all visitors can find something of interest. Downstairs is an... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tucson, Arizona
A day in the museum

Desert Caballeros Western Museum was an extraordinary experience with the arts,furnishing and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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...more
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21 N Frontier St, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-3431
+1 928-684-2272
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum's collections vary so all visitors can find something of interest. Downstairs is an eclectic mix of presenting the History of Wickenburg. You'll find a cool hologram in the general store. As you reenact the past, you'll pass the post office, hotel, livery stable...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Desert Caballeros Western Museum was an extraordinary experience with the arts,furnishing and things from older days.We could imagine a little how people lived in this town long time ago. The staff we met was friendly and helpful when we asked for something

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had never seen nor heard about this museum prior to researching Trip Advisor for things to do in Wickenburg. Glad I went with my instinct to include this museum on our day trip. Museum is very well done with lots of artifacts, paintings and descriptions...More

Thank FlyAZ2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed the art as well as the western style. our tour guide Budd was exceptional . His vast knowledge as well as his care of the museum was excellent. I spent a lot of time there and will go back as I did...More

Thank BnT S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We kind of peeked into the museum since we were running short of time, but they have a great gift shop.

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a museum person but this museum was very well done. It should definitely be on your list of things to do in Wickenburg

Thank laurie n
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I would suggest starting in the 'upper' museum. This one is the history of the town, its namesake, mines, and the area. Headsets are provided so as you walk through you are told about what you are seeing. The downstairs is setup like the old...More

Thank Tammie663
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Good collection on western art, landscapes and bronze. Downstairs has a wonderful recreation of life in the early years of the town.

Thank BonnieDee2015
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Worth an extended tour. Inside this vast museum are some wonderful stories and fine art. Experience an era of simpler life and hands-on living.

Thank Akos K
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We visited the Desert Caballeros Museum primarily to see some Steve Getzwiller's extensive collection of Navajo rugs...and it was well worth it. The collection was well presented (though the lighting was a little difficult for photos), diverse and comprehensive. Very reasonable entrance fee for what...More

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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