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Twenty Mule Team Museum

26962 20 Mule Team Rd, Boron, CA 93516-1560
+1 760-762-5810
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Good history lesson about this area

Learned a lot about the 20 mule teams and the Boran mining operations. The historian was very... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
azsailor
,
Kingman, Arizona
Excellent Little Museum

This museum tells the story of Borax and all the history . Starts in Death Valley and the... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Jim K
,
Indio, California
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“great history” (2 reviews)
“borax” (9 reviews)
“mining” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
26962 20 Mule Team Rd, Boron, CA 93516-1560
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+1 760-762-5810
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

Learned a lot about the 20 mule teams and the Boran mining operations. The historian was very friendly and informative. Was free to walk through but they suggested a small donation. A fun stop in the middle of no where.

Thank azsailor
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

This museum tells the story of Borax and all the history . Starts in Death Valley and the concentrates with the Boron mine. Has many pictures and info and old mining equipment on hand. A modern open pit truck is across the street. The docents...More

Thank Jim K
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

great little museum on the road to Vegas. looking for an interesting break during the drive from Cali to Vegas?, Try this little museum and enjoy a brief but interesting change in your travels. Worth the short delay

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We stopped in Boron to visit this museum and the Saxon Aerospace Museum. Sadly it was closed, even though the hours say 10-4.

Thank John C
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Great local museum. Gives you a window on what it was like here at Boron's peak. The outdoor area is great to explore if you have kids....

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

History not just of Borax but of the area. Good information, time well spent. Staff was informative with lots to see and learn.

Thank A S
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

The Twenty Mule Team Museum is a small museum more about the history of Boron than Borax or the wagon. They have a few interesting displays on the early settlers of Boron with some old mining and desert stuff thrown in. Outside they have some...More

Thank 707clayg
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

We went to the Twenty Mule Team Museum in Boron. Its an eclectic experience. We were there in October and there is a Christmas Tree, Snow Man, tractor, rocks and ores, pictures, etc. I liked the picture of the mule a lot they have in...More

1  Thank mini
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Reviewed 5 November 2016

The museum was closed but someone came and opened for us and explained things in the museum to us. Gave a good look at how the city stared.

Thank janice385
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Amazing and a glimpse of some history that I have not seen before. Next door to a great little aeronautical museum; I recommend taking your time and seeing it all.

Thank Kay G
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