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Cave Creek Museum

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The Museum

Cave Creek Museum preserves and presents artifacts of the prehistory, culture and legacy of the Desert Foothills area. The Museum’s collection is located in both indoor and outdoor exhibits. Inside, you’ll see colorful and informative exhibits in the Archaeology and Pioneer wings. Beautiful paintings, jewelry and sculptures are located within the central area of the Museum. Outside you’ll find the historic first church of Cave Creek, the tubercular cabin (which is listed in National Register of Historic Buildings), the Golden Reef Stamp Mill and garden area.

Hours and Admission

Hours

The Museum is open for visitors October thru May:

  • Wednesdays, 1:00 to 4:30 pm
  • Thursdays, 1:00 to 4:30 pm
  • Fridays, 10:00  am to 4:30 pm
  • Saturdays, 1:00 to 4:30 pm
  • Sundays, 1:00 to 4:30 pm
  • Closed Holidays: Easter, Mother’s Day, Observed Memorial Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Day

Admission

  • Adults $5.00
  • Seniors  $3.00
  • Students 12 and over, $2.00
  • Children under 12, no charge

Driving Directions

If you are coming from the south, take Loop 101, exit Cave Creek Road and head north for approximately 12 miles. After crossing Carefree Highway, continue traveling north for approximately 2 miles. When you see Cave Creek Town Hall (on your left), turn right at the next street which is Skyline Drive. Follow the signs to the Museum.

If you are coming from the north, take I-17 and exit at Carefree Highway. Follow Carefree Highway east for 10 miles to Cave Creek Road where you will turn north, or left. Continue for 2 miles. When you see Cave Creek Town Hall (on your left), turn right at the next street which is Skyline Drive. Follow the signs to the Museum.