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Arizona Historical Society Sanguinetti House Museum & Garden

240 S Madison Ave, Yuma, AZ 85364-1421
+1 928-782-1841
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"Wonderful museum tour"

The life and home of E.F. Sanguinetti was presented in a fun and interesting way thanks to our tour... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
North Charleston, South Carolina
via mobile
Nice museum

I'd been here before, but never got to go into the museum. So glad I did! Really nice gift shop... read more

Reviewed 28 January 2017
Gae M
Kokomo, Indiana
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Surrounded by graceful gardens and aviaries, this regional museum features exhibits, photographs and other items related to Arizona's territorial period.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“local history” (2 reviews)
“gift shop” (4 reviews)
“tour guide” (2 reviews)
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240 S Madison Ave, Yuma, AZ 85364-1421
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The life and home of E.F. Sanguinetti was presented in a fun and interesting way thanks to our tour guide. Mr. Sanquinetti came to Yuma when he was 15 and penniless. He learned the mercantile trade as a boy and became well known in Yuma....More

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Reviewed 28 January 2017

I'd been here before, but never got to go into the museum. So glad I did! Really nice gift shop with all sorts of local history books and some nice gifts and a few antiques too! The museum has tours which you can take. The...More

1  Thank Gae M
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This museum shows a variety of experiences in early Yuma life inside a former top citizen's home in the early to mid-twentieth century. The guide volunteers were informed and interesting. My only complaint is the hours posted on TripAdvisor were 10 am to 4 pm....More

Thank Vikki H
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Went to a well presented and very interesting lecture here this morning by a descendant of Olive Oatman. Followed by some music from a western swing band. The grounds, museum, and gift shop are something you don't want to miss in Yuma. Highly informative any...More

Thank Sherman A
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We went to the Sanginetti House because it was the starting place for the trolley tour of historic Yuma. The house was very well done but the star of the show is the trolley tour. It doesn't take you far but the guide is fascinating....More

2  Thank ANorristraveller
Reviewed 29 December 2016

We had a tour guide who was very good and the exhibits were really interesting and entertaining. There were many unusual items that we've never seen before.

Thank Patricia N
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The house is interesting, but only a few rooms, very short tour, but if you are looking for something to do, it is worth going to. The grounds around the house are lovely and the shops around it very cute. Also a great Cafe in...More

Thank Traci S
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Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to this Museum. We have 3 different tour guides giving us lots of interesting information. We also stopped for lunch at the café next door. Great food.

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Reviewed 12 November 2016

This museum is packed with so many artifacts my head was reeling..fortunately the the tour guide (Jean) and i we able to converse (it was on a mid day visit on a Wednesday) The Sanguinetti family was a core part of early Yuma history and...More

Reviewed 28 April 2016

It was very much worth visiting and the guides were excellent. If one does not appreciate historical furnishings and how people lived a century ago, then this may not be for you. But even kids are usually interested in old Edison players or kitchen utensils...More

2  Thank Paul S
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