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Gilbert Historical Museum

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Address: 10 S Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85296
Phone Number: 480-926-1577
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Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Affordable family Attraction

I never realized how much history was/is preserved in this museum. I brought my grandparents to visit the museum being that my grandfather grew up in Gilbert. We were surprised to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I never realized how much history was/is preserved in this museum. I brought my grandparents to visit the museum being that my grandfather grew up in Gilbert. We were surprised to find photographs of his family in the school house exhibit. It brought back a lot memories for him and gave him the opportunity to share part of his memories.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This little museum is outstanding for local history and color. The special exhibits are interesting and it is a good value for the money when you are looking for something to do in Gilbert.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

If you like History, looking at change this is the place to go. I have been to Arizona many times love looking at the changes as it changes every visit. This place tracks the changes from World War era to modern day the artifacts are great from the Motorbikes to the pre school era. Its like a Natural History Museum... More 

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Champaign, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I enjoyed spending time at the Historical Museum. After visiting you have a good sense of what the areas was like in the past.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Hosted in an old school building, the Historical museum is a Hodge-podge of local memorabilia. The area was settled primary as farms, given good soil and plentiful irrigation, with some ranches as well. While most of the exhibits are primarily of local interest, I found fascinating the information about all the aircraft training areas in Arizona during the two World... More 

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Phoenix
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

This is not a big fancy museum but they have a lot of wonderful, old pictures of Gilbert and it is very interesting. The building itself is interesting and sets the atmosphere for taking a peek back in time.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This place has a great selection of Gilbert history. When we toured there was a quilting show. This is a self guided tour, there is a small fee for the entrance. If you come to Gilbert, this is a great place for a visit. Its close to down town.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a nice, small museum that appeals to those interested in learning about this "town" -- still -- that grew from 5,000 people to over 200,000 people in the past 25 years. But it's first 100 years as a rural community outside of Phoenix is informational, as are the museum memorabilia and farm equipment.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Wonderful old school filled with local history of the former "Hay Capitol" of the world. Displays on quilting, school and farming.

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Bullhead City, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Upon arriving, we were welcomed with memorials of war veterans and old farm equipment that is indicative to the towns history. The grounds are meticulously maintained and it showed as I passed by the groundskeepers busy at work. There's a greeter inside and the admission is Less for senior citizens. there's a nice shop inside to browse and quilts hanging... More 

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Additional Information about Gilbert Historical Museum

Address: 10 S Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85296
Phone Number: 480-926-1577
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Gilbert
Open Hours:
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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