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Mesa Historical Museum

Address: 51 E. Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201
Phone Number: 480-835-2286
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Ranked #44 of 64 things to do in Mesa
Type: History museums, Museums
Owner description: The museum's permanent exhibit showcases the history of Mesa, Arizona. Rotating temporary exhibits...
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Type: History museums, Museums
Owner description: The museum's permanent exhibit showcases the history of Mesa, Arizona. Rotating temporary exhibits have treated the history of the Wallace and Ladmo Show, historic streetscapes around the state, he history of Spring Training, and more.

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Gilbert, AZ
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

This is not to be confused with the wonderful Arizona Museum of Natural History on MacDonald St. This is the old, abandoned school at the the N. Horne location. My uncle and I arrived at the museum, labeled as Mesa Historical Museum, and there was an elevated sign saying it's open from 10 to 4. But when we actually got... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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41 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Had a day to check out the sites around Phoenix. Went to the Mesa Historical Museum and was pleasantly surprised. I love anything dinosaur and this museum didn't disappoint. Great displays and full skeletons. Many different species. The Native American displays and artifacts depicted the local tribe - the Hohokum - who had many advances, including irrigation of crops. Very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

This is a great place to go, My son's & I went & they are in their late 30's & Loved it, I enjoyed it so much & was surprised how close it was to our home, Mesa has so much to see & do & this is another excellent place to visit, be sure & take your kids. they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

I didn't even know Mesa had a historical museum until I was visiting their childrens museum and discovered their third Sunday free program. I took my daughters looking for something interesting to do and surprisongly had a really good time. They have a very broad spectrum of things to see and experience including dinosaur bones, gold mines and jails. The... More 

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