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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Feb 1st, 2016
Councilmembers from the Cocopah and Quechan Indian Tribes on Wednesday morning (Jan. 27) hosted a ground breaking ceremony to kick off construction of a new $33.7 million medical center. The long awaited project will provide healthcare services to thousands of Native Americans in the area and will employ about 200 people. The new medical facility will be located on the Quechan Reservation. Construction is expected to start in February. The new facility will encompass more than 76,000 square feet and is expected to take up to 18 months to complete.Read More
Feb 1st, 2016