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Gila County Historical Museum


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Gila County Historical Museum was once used as a rescue station for the old Dominion Mine from 1914 until the 1960s. The museum houses many collections and Indian artifacts dating back to 1125 A.D., as well as many articles of period furniture, an exhibit dedicated to ranching and the early-day cowboy and many photographic exhibits. The museum is operated by the Gila County Historical Society.


Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 am to 4 pm; Saturday, 11 am to 3 pm.
Address: 1330 N Broad St
Phone: 520-425-7385

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