Built in 1996, the Cocopah Museum and Cultural Center feature exhibits on history and culture, meeting spaces, and a gift shop. The Museum, which resides on the West Cocopah Reservation, is surrounded by a 1.5-acre park spotted with luxurious Sonoran trees and plants with a replica of a traditional Cocopah dwelling and Ramada.
The Cocopah Museum is a recognized federal repository and its exhibits feature objects and depictions of Cocopah history and culture. Museum guests will see examples of traditional clothing such as bark skirts and leather sandals, modern-day beadwork, pottery, traditional tattoo designs, musical instruments and the Cocopah warriors' display.
Guests may purchase authentic Cocopah beadwork, Native arts and crafts, Native American music, jewelry, novelty items and much more at the Gift Shop.
HOURS OF OPERATION:
Exhibit and Gift Shop Hours:
Tuesday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Special guided tours are available by appointment.
Admission is free, however, donations are appreciated.
Tuesday-Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
14533 South Veterans Drive
Somerton, AZ 85350
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I-8 exit 16th Street /Highway 95 (west at light)
Follow signs for Highway 95 to San Luis, Mexico
Highway 95 merges with Avenue B in Yuma, AZ
Turn north/right on Avenue G one mile past the City of Somerton
Turn west/left on County 15th (approximately 2 miles)
Follow signs to Cocopah Tribal Headquarters
Maps are available by mail or by fax on request.