Colorado River Historical Society and MuseumThe Colorado River Historical Society, a nonprofit organization, runs the Colorado River Museum in Bullhead City, Arizona and focuses on sharing and preserving local history.

Please consider donating to the annual yard sale:

“Our yard sales help keep the Colorado River Museum open and running,” said Colorado River Historical Society President Elsie Needles.

We are accepting yard sale donations at the museum, Tuesdays – Fridays from 10 am to 4 pm.

Location:  Colorado River Museum, 2201 Hwy 68, Bullhead City, AZ 86429
Come check out the great deals on: Thursday, April 7th and Friday April 8th from 8am to ? each day.

Contact Information for the museum: 928-754-3399 or via email:

Elsie Needles, phone: 928-542-9226, email:,
or Karole 928-219-2582 email:

Discover more about the area! Come visit the Colorado River Museum and learn valuable information on the original names of the area and the history of the people that made it all happen! Through photographs, dioramas and displays, the museum encompasses the history of Bullhead City area from steamboats on the Colorado River, gold and silver mining, ranching and historic roads. The museum building itself is an important historical landmark. It was built in 1947 to serve the population of workers who were building Davis Dam.

On the museum grounds is a replica of the old Katherine gold mine and mining equipment. You’ll find interesting displays including a model railway, Mojave Tribe Artifacts, photos and maps from today and yesterday, minerals and gemstones plus a fossilized nautilus snail that dates back 240 million years are a few of their exhibits that make it certainly worth a visit.

Colorado River Historical Society/Museum is located at 2201 Hwy 68 in Bullhead City.

(1/4 mile north of the Laughlin Bridge.)  The museum has street access you do not have to enter Davis Camp.