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Pioneer Museum

2340 North Fort Valley Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-774-6272
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Ranked #28 of 44 Attractions in Flagstaff
Type: History Museums
Owner description: Originally constructed as the Coconino County Hospital this museum includes a main building, barn and cabin that offer exhibits and crafts... more » Owner description: Originally constructed as the Coconino County Hospital this museum includes a main building, barn and cabin that offer exhibits and crafts demonstrations pertaining to life in the early 1900s. « less
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I have lived in Flagstaff for 15 years and this was my first time here. I will probably wait another 20 years to go back. The price was high for such a small museum and there was no rhyme or rhythm to the place. It is kind of separated by different years in the different rooms but not much is... More

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

My parents and I thoroughly enjoyed our first visit to the museum- long overdue having lived in Flagstaff for 27 years! The displays were incredibly interesting and we loved all of the bits and pieces of local history included in the signage- so many events and people that we'd never heard of before! And to see them interwoven with the... More

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Arizona
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Lots of history. The staff were very friendly & informative. They are still working on some exhibits; however, still was a great stop for us. We will go back next time we are there.

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London, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
40 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I found this museum very different from museums in England. I went with family and we were greeted by a very pleasant woman who was clearly interested in her museum and gave us some interesting information before we went in. The museum was an old hospital building from the 1930s It had different sections eg childrens school room and nurses... More

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Okawville
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54 reviews 54 reviews
10 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

This museum is located in an old hospital building from the 1930s. It was saved and preserved to house a myriad of antiques and items from the past, both relating to the hospital and regular household items. The collection is huge and each room of the hospital holds items separated by the years, ie. 1920, 1930, etc. A couple of... More

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Poway, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Unless you are really into antiques and truly fascinated by old things, this might be one attraction to skip. We went with the kids during our vacation they more or less breezed through everything in less than 30 minutes. The collection seemed to be more of an assortment of anything old they were donated, so there was stuff from the... More

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
5 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013 via mobile

For a historical society run museum I am surprised at the morass of unlabeled 'stuff'; it made me sad. I have to say it was hard for me to rate this poor but it gets the mark it deserves. The employee who takes your fee was sure friendly ( really sharp and friendly) and I am sure if there was... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We stopped at the Pioneer Museum because we passed it nearly every day on our way to and from our vacation rental. Although the museum has some interesting items and the only employee was nice and helpful, the museum is a work-in-progress. The first floor is somewhat organized and many items are labeled in three smallish rooms, but there are... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013 via mobile

Worth the stop. Our three young children loved it, especially the hands on school room...wooden toys, cookware, cowboy toys, etc. A great time learning about AZ history!

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Chino Valley, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The museum is still in the process of organizing the items they have. The upstairs timeline exhibit is nicely done. One of the employees we talked to will show you everything and the history behind everything. It is set up more for kids than adults, but there is a lot everyone can learn there.

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