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Goldwell Open Air Museum, Beatty
(3.6/5 based on 130 reviews on the web)
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  • my partner and made a stop while on a road trip in California. the goldwell open air museum is a collection of 7 large outdoor statues. these were delveloped in the 1980s by a group of Belgian artists...  more »
  • This installation is the only interesting thing in all of Rhyolite. the installation is pretty scary-looking white ghosts. great photo spots.
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  • This area is part of Rhyolite Ghost town. it is only small but the volunteers who run the museum are very knowledgeable. If he is there ask the gentleman to play the pipes that he makes and sells in t...  more »
  • If you're from Antwerp, and even if you're not familiar with the art-scene, you need to to stop here: nothing wrong with being chauvinistic near Death Valley. Not from Antwerp: stop too. It's fun.
  • Very unique and cute. Well worth seeing if you're in the area.
  • We stumbled upon this museum by accident after spending a couple of hours exploring Rhyolite. What a treat! Great photo ops and we wished we had arrived earlier as the sun was nearly down before we were finished poking around. This museum makes for a fun day trip from Las Vegas, a way to get some exercise and easy entertainment - great for the kids. Be sure to bring plenty of water so you can stay longer. I also suggest a hat and sturdy footwear, as this is the desert. Gravel/dirt roads are easily accessible and their is plenty of parking, even for oversize vehicles.
  • I was a little disappointed, but am still glad we went. I thought there were going to be more statues than what I had seen online. Bring a pair of old tennis shoes, they have a shoe tree. Gift shop was interesting, with a very nice employee
  • A great little drive and a very neat place to visit.