400 West Beale Street
Kingman , AZ , 86401-5708
Phone: (928) 753-3195
The museum is located at the west end of Kingman, AZ, just off the I-40 / U.S. 93.
The Mohave Museum of History and Arts is dedicated to the purposes of preserving the heritage of Northwestern Arizona and of presenting that history to the public. Founded in August 1961. Dioramas and murals show development from prehistoric times to the present. You'll even find a special exhibit on Andy Devine, local boy turned movie star. Outdoor exhibits display ranching, mining, mining machinery plus a 1923 railroad caboose. History buffs can dig into the museum's library.
The admission charge is $4.00 for adults; $3.00 for seniors; 12 years and under free.
Museum hours are: Monday through Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Sunday normally closed but open by special request on advance booking only, closed major holidays. If you want to just visit the library the hours are: Monday through Thursday 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Additional hours by appointment.
Plenty of free parking in front. About 500 yards to the east is the Route 66 Museum / Kingman Visitors Center which has a 4 design penny machine also.
The penny machine is now located just inside the entry to the left. No need to pay admission. Design is a two-sided mule. Obverse design has a beaded border:
1) Obverse (V): A wagon wheel and shovel with 'Mohave Museum of History Kingman Arizona' Kingman and Arizona are underlined.
1R) Reverse (H): A cowboy boot with 'Get your kicks on Route 66 Arizona U.S.A.'.
G.P.S. coordinates: Latitude: N35° 11' 24.288" Longitude: W114° 3' 41.2518"
8-28-17 Machine working great.