Thank you KAWC and KOFA for supporting the Sanguinetti House Museum & Gardens!
Tucked behind a vine-covered archway in the heart of downtown Yuma is the enchanted Sanguinetti House Museum and Gardens — the Jewel of Historic Yuma.
The Sanguinetti House Museum is a cherished page in Yuma’s history books. Former proprietor, E. F. Sanguinetti (1867-1945), is recognized in history as the “Merchant Prince of Yuma” for his vision and grit that sparked a string of businesses spanning multiple industries in Yuma County. Sanguinetti left an indelible mark as one of Yuma’s most influential change-makers. The Sanguinetti House Museum and Gardens is a testament to his legacy.
• Stroll through the charming 9th-century adobe home, seeing early Yuma through the eyes of E. F. Sanguinetti.
• Sip a libation as you wander room-to-room.
• Indulge in a sweet treat from the Sanguinetti Chocolate Shoppe.
• Savor a tranquil moment in E. F. Sanguinetti's vintage rose gardens.
Plan a visit to the Sanguinetti House Museum and Gardens. Discover for yourself why it is the jewel of historic Yuma.
The Sanguinetti House Museum is open Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Occasionally the museum is closed for special events, so please view our Ticket Calendar when planning your visit.
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School field trips and group tours at all Arizona Historical Society Museums are currently on hold. Please use the form below to contact our Museum Educators to ask questions, discuss options for virtual classroom visits, and find resources.
Searching for an enchanted setting to host your wedding ceremony and reception, dinner party, shower, or family gathering? Follow the magic to the Sanguinetti House Museum and Gardens in historic downtown Yuma. Come, find out why the Sanguinetti House Museum is the jewel of historic Yuma.
Visit our Garden Rentals Guide for more information and photographs.
Please contact Yanna Kruse at [email protected] or 928-782-1841 to discuss your special event.
Jack Mellon Mercantile
248 S. Madison Avenue
Yuma, Arizona 85364
Enter the Sanguinetti House Museum though the ever-so-charming Jack Mellon Mercantile!
Wander through three rooms filled to the brim with antiques, one-of-a-kind treasures, a wide array of jewelry and items reminiscent of a bygone era, and one of the finest collections of books on Yuma history.
Named after riverboat captain Jack Mellon, who built the then adobe house in 1873, the Jack Mellon Mercantile, like the Sanguinetti House Museum, is a historical landmark in downtown Yuma.
Proceeds from the Jack Mellon Mercantile help fund Yuma County Historical Society efforts to improve the Sanguinetti House Museum and surrounding gardens.