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“Needs a lot of work” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Pioneer Museum

Pioneer Museum
2340 North Fort Valley Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-774-6272
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Ranked #29 of 44 attractions in Flagstaff
Type: History Museums
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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.
McMurray, Pennsylvania
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“Needs a lot of work”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

This former hospital building houses things from that period including an operating room and an iron lung. There is a cool locomotive out front, a cabin and a lot of old farm machinery. Upstairs they are working on rooms for the 1940's, 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's etc. It needs a lot more work and loving care to be worth the $5 entrance fee. The parking lot is small and there were workers putting up a fence. We weren't very impressed.

Visited October 2012
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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“A personal experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

With only one day to explore Flagstaff, we decided we would check out the Pioneer Museum in the morning. Not expecting much we were really surprised at the variety of exhibits in the various rooms of the old house, the train, barn,outbuildings and items scattered across the property. The Director Les Roe was generous with his local knowledge and recommendations about Flagstaff. A really great museum, rich in variety and interest staffed by people that made the experience personal. A $5.00 admission fee is a bargain.

Visited October 2012
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Atlanta, Georgia
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“A work in progress”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

We very much enjoyed the time we spent touring this museum. The volunteers were such a pleasure to talk with and very eagerly related the history of the building, contents and grounds. Set in an old hospital from the early 1900's, it was an interesting walk back in time.

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Glendale, Arizona
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“Pioneer Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

It has both indoor and outdoor exhibits: photographs and historical pieces inside and old equipment outside. If you like to see some of the history of an area, this is a good place to go.

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Arizona
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“Quaint and interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2012

This museum is growing all the time! Fascinating exhibits with a great group of docents who really care about the museum. Interesting items and a wonderful steam locomotive parked out front!

Visited September 2012
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