Clemenceau Heritage Museum

The Clemenceau Heritage Museum, located in the Verde Valley at Cottonwood, Arizona, specializes in the history of Clemenceau and Cottonwood located in the upper Verde Valley.  Its rich history includes ranching, farming, copper mining, copper smelters, railroads, businesses, the towns of Clemenceau, Cottonwood, Clarkdale and Jerome and local schools.  Displays and exhibits are changed frequently. Permanent displays includes an elaborate railroad diorama with working model trains depicting the seven railroads that operated here during the 1920's to the 1950's, copper mines, smelters, and elementary classroom circa 1950 and a pioneer ranch kitchen and bedroom.  The historic bank and Post Office building built in 1923-24 by United Verde Extension (UVX) Mining Company for the children of its miners and smelter workers.


  •  Annual Barbeque Fundraiser    Second Saturday in November.
  • Annual Arts & Crafts Show        Second Saturday in February.
  • Historic Events and Lawn Displays    First Saturday in October.


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Latitude: 34.739759 Longitude: -112.026328 Elevation: 3421 ft
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Seasons Open


Hours Open

Wednesday 9 a.m. to Noon. Friday, Saturday, Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Not open on major holidays)


FREE (Donations accepted.)

ADA Accessibility Notes


Pet Friendly Notes

No pets except working dogs.

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