Rand Desert Museum

Rand Desert Museum

NOTICE: The Rand Desert Museum will be closed for the off season (July 1 through July 31, 2024). We are available to open by appointment if you call us at (760) 608-7776. Thank you and stay cool!

The Rand Desert Museum is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, protecting and sharing the historic cultural resources and architectural history of the Rand Mining District as well as adjacent historic and pre-historic sites in the Upper Mojave Desert Region of California. The Rand Desert Museum is open each weekend from 11:00 a.m to 2:oo p.m., and by appointment

Please use the top row navigation above to view historical information relating to specific locations. The links on the left are for information about the museum and info which relates to the entire Rand Desert area. A work-in-progress, kindly forgive the many gaps and incomplete subjects.

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