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Yuma Zone Museums

The Yuma Area offers many fine museums for visitors and residents. Those interested in miltary history, nature, agriculture, Yuma history, and the Southwest's many attributes will find many exhibits for their viewing pleasure.


Yuma Visitors Information Center

201 North 4th Ave.
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 783-0071

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Now sharing space with the Quartermaster Depot the Yuma Visitors Information Center provides information about Yuma attractions, shopping, restaurants, accommodations, and recreational activities. Local arts and crafts items as well as Yuma souvenirs and maps are for sale!


Castle Dome Mines Museum and Ghost Town

Castle Dome Mine Rd
, AZ
(928) 920-3062

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Nestled within the Kofa NWR you will find the restored ghost town of Castle Dome City. 10 Miles East of Highway 95 at Mile 55.


Cocopah Indian Museum

County 15th St. & S. Ave. G
Somerton, AZ 85350
(928) 627-1992

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The Cocopah Indian Museum contains historical tribal exhibits displaying family structures, aspects of tribal member home lives, traditional tribal clothing, musical instruments, warrior and veteran displays, traditional objects, beadwork and tattoo displays.


Dobson Museum

40305 E. County 7th St.
Tacna, AZ 85352
(928) 785-4013

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The Dobson Museum near Tacna AZ is a recreation of an old wild west town can be viewed by appointment Monday to Saturday. There are many antiques to view both inside the 6 buildings and out. (Ave 40 E. & Co 7th St.)


Museum of History in Granite

2 Center of the World Plaza
Felicity, CA 92283
(760) 572-0100

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This Felicity attraction has stated their mission to be: "To Engrave in Granite Highlights of the Collective Memory of Humanity".


Norton's Landing

Norton's Landing, AZ
(928) 743-4400

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Norton's Landing Norton's Landing AZ

Located on private property that is only accessable via boat. This collection offers a large amount of artifacts from earlier days on "The River". The townsite of Norton's Landing was originally a stopover for steam driven paddle boats on the Colorado River. The river boats were responsible for delivering the supplies and men needed at the mines in the area.


Quechan Indian Museum

350 Picacho Road
Winterhaven, CA 92283
760) 572-0661

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Visitors to the Quechan Indian Museum are being told that the museum has been closed permanently due to the unsafe condition of the building. Quechan Indian Reservation - Yuma, Arizona See historical exhibits depicting the original Yumans! Located in historic Fort Yuma!


Sanguinetti House Museum and Gardens

240 S. Madison
Yuma, AZ
(928) 782-1841

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Formerly known as the Century House Museum, the Sanguinetti House Museum & Gardens allow you to travel back to the territorial days of Arizona! The Arizona Historical Society brings you this regional museum including aviaries, garden, library, & the adjoining Adobe Annex Museum Gift Shop. The house displays period rooms from the turn of the century at the home of pioneer merchant E.F. Sanguinetti. Open Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


St. Thomas Mission

Fort Yuma
Winterhaven, CA
(760) 572-0283

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This 1922 mission church is a replica of the original mission that was burned in 1855 during a native uprising.


Wahner E. Brooks Exhibit

E. Imperial Dam Rd.
Yuma Proving Ground, AZ 85365

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Historical (Military) Exhibit Imperial Dam Road off of Highway 95 Impressive display of retired military vehicles.


Wellton Pioneer Museum

10402 Fresno St
Wellton, AZ 85356

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Open Tuesdays 10 AM to Noon


YPG Heritage Center

301 C. St
Yuma Proving Ground, AZ 85365
(928) 328-3394

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See exhibits depicting the military history of the Yuma Proving Grounds from its inception in 1942. Main Post, Building S-2


Yuma Quartermasters Depot State Historic Park

201 North 4th Ave.
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 329-0471

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See the restored U.S. Army Quartermasters Depot! Yuma Visitor Center, transportation museum, gift shop, & picnic area. Formerly Yuma Crossing State Historic Park. Recently adopted by the City of Yuma to avoid closing by the state, the Quartermasters Depot now has free admission and is the site of the Yuma Visitors Center.


Yuma Territorial Prison State Park

1 Prison Hill Road
Yuma, AZ 85364
(928) 783-4771

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Yuma Territorial Prison State Park Yuma AZ

Tour the infamous prison first opened in 1876! 3,069 prisoners lived within the walls during the prison's 33 years of operation. Later the prison was used to house Yuma High School whose students to this day are still known as "Criminals". Despite efforts by the State of Arizona to close the park, The Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area's campaign to save the Yuma Territorial Prison was successful. Save the Prison

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