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Mesquite, Nevada: Donkey History Museum

Small museum in a former auto parts store chronicles the many contributions of donkeys to humankind's advancement.

Brickyard Shopping Center

355 W. Mesquite Blvd, Mesquite, NV
Brickyard Shopping Center. I-15 exit 122. Turn south onto Sandhill Blvd. Drive a half-mile. Turn right (west) at the stoplight onto Mesquite Blvd. Drive a half-mile. Turn right into the Brickyard strip mall parking lot. The museum is on the western end, in what was formerly an auto parts store.
Tu-Th 10-4, F-Su 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Donkey merchandise and seasonal decorations.

Donkey History Museum

Fun and unique free museum with an extensive donkey collection. Great place to learn about donkeys and contribute to the nation's largest donkey rescue, Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue.

They also have virtual reality to experience donkeys at the Rescue.

[Laura, 04/15/2023]

Donkey History Museum exterior.

Donkey History Museum

The Donkey History Museum chronicles the many contributions of donkeys to humankind's advancement. It has many different displays touching on the historical and cultural importance of donkeys, as well as a theater, a virtual reality center, and a gift shop. It accepts donations of donkey-related collectibles, photographs, and equipment, so that anyone can contribute to the history of donkeys.

[Raymond Robbins, 04/09/2023]

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