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Quechan Indian Museum

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Address: Quechan Indian Reservation, Yuma, AZ
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+1 760-572-0661
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Located in historic Fort Yuma, this museum traces the history of the...

Located in historic Fort Yuma, this museum traces the history of the Quechan through archaeological items and photographs.

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Not much to see

As others have noted, this is a small room off the hotel lobby near the gift shop. What little they have is worth seeing, but there is little explanation of most of it. I was... read more

Reviewed 26 January 2017
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Sedona, Arizona
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Sedona, Arizona
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301 reviews
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

As others have noted, this is a small room off the hotel lobby near the gift shop. What little they have is worth seeing, but there is little explanation of most of it. I was most intrigued by some of the pictures. Some individuals were striking in appearance. I wish there had been more information about everything. It was free.

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Freedom, New Hampshire
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

The museum is a small room in the Quechan Casino. It has some beautiful artifacts. No one was there to answer questions... just a pleasant little room to walk around.

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Yuma, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've visited this location many times & have taken family, friends & students there. If one one to learn of one local Indian tribe, this is the place to go.

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Thank Carson B
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Great Hotel, had a chance to visit their little museum. Never heard of this tribe before, very interesting.

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Thank Aileen V
Boulder City, Nevada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Complete lack of service and hospitality. Cold employees should be working for the TSA. I will never return. Bye Bye Quechan

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Thank lmi55
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 March 2016

At this point the museum is no longer open and the gift shop is extremely small. I was expecting it to be way different but I had so much curiosity that I decided to see it for myself. As it turns out its a trailer with a few items on sale and nothing more.

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Thank perpetualbigbang
Gold Canyon, Arizona
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2015

The items displayed were nice and interesting but there were not many of them. The museum is in their casino.

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Thank Darrell T
Columbia, South Carolina
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Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Perfect for what I was looking for... Taking a bit of Yuma culture home for my daughter! Only took cash though so I had to hit the ATM at the casino...

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Winchester, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Very difficult to find, then it turns out it is just an Indian store in a trailer, not really a museum.

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Los Angeles, California
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2015

We just walked by and stopped to look into it. Interesting pictures and artifacts of the Indian's life and historical communities

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