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Desert Caballeros Western Museum

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Outstanding displays of Western Art and Artifacts

Unfortunately, we didn't provide enough time to fully appreciate the Museum's art and artifact... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terry D
Parksville, Canada
Rewarding Western Art and History Museum

If western art, culture and history are important to you (more so than touristy shops), this is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vernon Hills, Illinois
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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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All reviews old west general store the lower level small town second building women artists paintings and sculptures permanent collection two floors learning center charles russell frederic remington bolo southwestern art art including post office western life
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unfortunately, we didn't provide enough time to fully appreciate the Museum's art and artifact collection. This is a very professional museum with collections and contributions that are unique. We didn't get to spend nearly enough time with the bronze sculptures, related artwork, displays of saddles,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Terry D
Reviewed 1 week ago

If western art, culture and history are important to you (more so than touristy shops), this is a must stop in Wickenburg. It is worth a day trip from the Phoenix area. This is a serious museum that features permanent exhibits as well as a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Parrot434
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is a "must visit" one. My husband and I recently moved to Wickenburg and were urged to visit the museum. WOW is the best word to describe it. The museum is well laid out, with wonderful art - including an impressive permanent exhibit...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lizzieber
Reviewed 14 January 2019

Top notch art and artifacts from the Old West. Plan on spending 3-4 hours. Oil paintings, bronze sculptures, guns, ceramics, clothing, etc. The docents were very informative/

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 23 December 2018

If you go to Wickenburg, AZ and do not visit this museum, you are missing a true treasure of Western history and artifacts. It features some of the finest native American rugs and basket work I have ever seen. Also, fire arms and gems. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tobymarietta
Reviewed 14 December 2018

Many top quality exhibits that depict the history of the old ways. Special areas with artwork are well represented and presented.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Richard T
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Hadn't been here for 5 years and loved it even more this time. There is a very large display of rare Pima Indian baskets! That was my favorite part but it is all just amazing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LovemyAcura
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

This museum was definitely not what we expected from this small town! We took the tour included with our admission and the docent was very knowledgeable and informative!! The artwork was more than impressive! A definite must to visit when you’re in Wickenburg!!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BryceSA
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Had visited town before but didn’t get to this museum then. Had time to do so today. Well worth taking your time to view western artists including Remington and Bierstadt. Downstairs includes exhibits of living in this town from mid-1800s and on. Free audio guide....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mungie2014
Reviewed 15 November 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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2 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