The Museum’s interior exhibits are housed in the Central Ansbaugh Auditorium, Pioneer Wing, Archaeology Wing, and the Mini-Wing. The Museum’s exterior exhibits are located through the double doors next to the Mini-Wing on the West side of the Museum.

Learn more about the exhibits in each location;

Archaeology – The Archaeology Wing provides dramatic displays that explore the complexities of the ancient cultures that inhabited the area from approximately the year zero to the present.
Historic – Featuring artifacts from Cave Creek’s mining, military, settler and ranching days. Plus textiles, oil paintings, jewelry and sculptures.
Garden – The grounds of the museum are host to a number of classic vegetation of the Sonoran Desert
Library – We maintain a collection of photos, articles and books for public, in-house use.
Stamp Mill Project – in the early 1900s a new ten-stamp mill was purchased and this one now resides at the Museum, just 5.2 miles from where she toiled so gallantly on Continental Mountain.
Outdoor Exhibits – The Golden Reef Stamp Mill, the Tubercular Cabin, and the historic First Church of Cave Creek are part of the outdoor exhibits.

Our Gallery Guide also contains information about the Museum and exhibits.


Physical Address
6140 E Skyline Drive
Cave Creek AZ 85327 (Map)
Phone: (480) 488-2764

Mailing Address
PO Box 1
Cave Creek AZ 85327

Open October through May:
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, Sunday - 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Friday - 10:00am - 4:30pm
Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday - CLOSED