Petroglyph Tours

Petroglyph Tours to Little Petroglyph Canyon – the largest concentration of petroglyphs in the western hemisphere – are sponsored by the museum and held in the spring and fall of each year. Spring and Fall dates are announced in advance on our web site, newsletter and mass emailing.

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Art Exhibits

The Museum’s Gallery showcases various artists’ works, as well as the popular Open Studio Tour. An Artist Reception, open to the public, is held opening night and artist interviews are available on our web site.

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Argus Gallery

The museum is working on equipping the Argus Gallery with display cabinets that will facilitate the often changing exhibits. The Display Cabinets for Argus Gallery Committee is headed up Thom Boggs, and consists on 4 sub-committees: Needs Analysis, Design Team, Construction Team and Fundraising/Budget/Financial Team.

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Petroglyph Merchandise available in our Online Store

  • A Study of the Coso Patterned Body Anthropomorphs Book
  • Petroglyph Notecards by Milt Burford
  • "Advise from a Petroglyph" Short Sleeve T-Shirt - Sand
  • Petroglyph Cuff Braclet
  • "Advise from a Petroglyph" Short Sleeve T-Shirt - Tan
  • Following the Shaman's Path Book
  • "Hiked It - Like It" Sticker
  • Land People & Rock Art Book
  • "My Life is in Ruins" T-Shirt
  • Little Petroglyph Canyon Patch
  • Rock Drawings of the Coso Range Book
  • "Advise from a Petroglyph" Long Sleeve T Shirt - Tan

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 The mission of the Maturango Museum is to preserve, interpret, and develop an appreciation for the natural and cultural history of the Northern Mojave Desert through research and education in the natural and physical sciences, and to promote the arts.

100 East Las Flores Ave
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
760-375-6900 | FAX 760-375-0479
Open Daily 10 am to 5 pm
(Excluding Major Holiday

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