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Gilbert Historical Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great History of Gilbert

Brought friends that were visiting here. Very interesting history of this old school. Lots to see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sharon P
Queen Creek, Arizona
very interesting

there are different rooms with exhibits. I really enjoyed the history or Gilbert room entitled... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2018
Mary C
Queen Creek, Arizona
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Explore not only Gilbert's history, but attend exhibit openings, programs, and events at this emerging arts and culture center in the heart of Gilbert!
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10 S Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85296-1047
+1 480-926-1577
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brought friends that were visiting here. Very interesting history of this old school. Lots to see and read to get a feel of how it was long ago. It's quite large and lots of rooms to go thru.

Thank Sharon P
Reviewed April 13, 2018

there are different rooms with exhibits. I really enjoyed the history or Gilbert room entitled town. There is a room tha had the fire and police. a kitchen room and today they had a quit display. also we got to see some quilts that ladies...More

Thank Mary C
Reviewed November 27, 2017

We frequently passed by this place and finally decided to stop by and visit given we'd just recently moved to Gilbert. The staff are very friendly and helpful, it's chock full of photos and memorabilia detailing Gilbert's history, its founders and early settlers, etc. We...More

Thank John B
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This museum is housed in the original Gilbert High School,. Docents are knowledgeable and welcoming. You can see it in an hour or less.

Thank buckskinboots
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

The train museum in the basement was open on the Saturday we visited. It is free and a quick walk through. The museum is in the original elementary school of Gilbert. Many rooms with historical accounts and pictures and show cases. Cost is $5 per...More

Thank kebass
Reviewed September 6, 2017

A concrete experience of what it was like in the early days of Gilbert. Actual utensils, displays of actual room furnishings, farm machinery. A well done effort in a simple fashion. Good documentation to assist in complete understanding of exhibits. A good place to relax...More

Thank C8362TFrobertr
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

I took my 13-year-old grandson to go through the museum. Although Ive lived in Gilbert for 31 years I realized after going through the museum that I didn't know that much about its history. This museum certainly filled in the gaps.

Thank gilbertgranny
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

I am always curious to see new places and had a chance to stop by and see the Museum after a business meting we held in one of their conference rooms. A good exhibit of local history about the origins and evolution of Gilbert. Nice...More

Thank Rafael P
Reviewed June 3, 2017

Amazing and interesting organized museum filled with deep town history and fun surprises. Friendly locals work there who are informative and helpful. The person working there explains the layout of the place and gives you a map. On the back of the map, for each...More

Thank PeonyRoze
Reviewed February 27, 2017

We live less than 1/2 mile from this little museum, but didn't make it a priority to stop in to visit until after living close by for 18+ years. It is a lovely, quaint environment. It was very enlightening to see how our wonderful city...More

Thank CKR89
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aaron p
July 15, 2015|
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whats the entry free foe the gilbert historical museum?
Ed D
July 12, 2015|
Response from Yesenia B | Reviewed this property |
The Gilbert Historical Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00am to 4:00pm.