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Pahrump Valley Museum

410 E Basin Ave, Pahrump, NV 89060-4603
+1 775-751-1970
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A little gem

After visiting the Pahrump Winery and lunch at Symphony, we paid a visit to the Pahrump Valley... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alice_from_Maryland
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Potomac, Maryland
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A great place to learn about Pahrump

You want to know about Pahrump this is the place to go. From the early beginnings as a small... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
523MatthewB
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Pahrump, Nevada
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“yucca” (16 reviews)
“local history” (5 reviews)
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410 E Basin Ave, Pahrump, NV 89060-4603
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+1 775-751-1970
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"great place to spend an afternoon"
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"great place to learn"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting the Pahrump Winery and lunch at Symphony, we paid a visit to the Pahrump Valley Museum. It’s a modest affair but has a lot of interesting things. There’s a house that is set up with old furnishings, and cases of everything from old...More

1  Thank Alice_from_Maryland
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

You want to know about Pahrump this is the place to go. From the early beginnings as a small western town to it's long relationship with nuclear programs.

1  Thank 523MatthewB
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We read the last review and decided to give it a go. We were not disappointed - it’s free just a donation if you like. we we’re welcomed and had about 1.5 hours here, a good review of the local industry, and very good a...More

2  Thank Julia P
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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

We all heard about those small towns where the hills have eyes. A 66 mile scenic drive outside the city of Las Vegas lies one of those towns. A town built by hard working miners and cotton farmers. A town where the spirit of the...More

2  Thank John L
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

This free museum (donations welcome) has a bit of everything. It starts with a fairly random collection of everyday household items from years gone by, donated by the local community. This included the largest collection I have ever seen of old irons. The back room...More

4  Thank Tim H
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We stopped in here to learn more about the area, and its history. The volunteer for the day was friendly, knowledgeable, and easy to talk to. He answered all of our questions, and had some great stories to tell. The exhibits were great, and even...More

3  Thank grandmakatie
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

I enjoyed the museum so much that I donated some military uniforms. The atomic bomb display was impressive.

1  Thank Douglas D
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Volunteers run the museum so its very self-directed. Gives a good perspective on local history and regional issues. Worth the visit to learn about the Pahrump Valley and Nye County area.

1  Thank David G
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

As you might expect a good overview of the history of the area, with many, many exhibits and artifacts. Definitely worth your time.

1  Thank aerials12
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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.

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