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Northwest Arizona Sights

Searchlight Historic Museum

  • 200 Michael Wendell Way Map It
  • Searchlight

Updated 05/28/2014

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Searchlight was once the biggest boomtown in southern Nevada, and some of its rich mining and railroad history is now compressed into a one-room museum inside the hamlet's community center. There is recorded narration, a recreated assayer's office, outdoor mining exhibit, and a display devoted to Clara Bow, the silent screen star who lived near Searchlight after marrying screen cowboy Rex Bell.

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200 Michael Wendell Way, Searchlight, Nevada, 89046, United States

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  • Free
  • Weekdays 9–5, Sat. 9–1

Updated 05/28/2014


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