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Mesa Historical Museum

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Address: 51 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201-7400
Phone Number: 480-835-2286

The museum's permanent exhibit showcases the history of Mesa, Arizona....

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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I thought it was interesting and they did a good job of displaying the items I would go back and spend an afternoon there again

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
Frank M
Mesa, Arizona
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Mesa, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

I thought it was interesting and they did a good job of displaying the items I would go back and spend an afternoon there again

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I went with a 3rd grade class then 2 weeks later took my 18 year old son. We had so much fun, I can not wait to go again. It was exciting, educational and worth the time and reasonable admission price. So much to do, so much to experience and so much to learn. Wonderful, wonderful museum

Thank DynamiteHoney
Apache Junction, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This museum is wonderful. The dinosurs are spectular. There is so much to see. It is a lot of fun and a chance to get out of the heat. A great place to spend the afternoon with or without children. Have Fun

Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It was a little pricey, but my niece LOVED the animatronic dinosaurs. They are a few skeletons and hands on areas as well. Of least interest to a 4 year old is the anthropological exhibits of the native Arizonans.

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Mesa, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

You can find so many interesting items and history at this museum plus they sponsor walking tours throughout Mesa's Historic Districts.

Thank wendy m
Fulton, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

we like history. so seeing the museum was a rare treat for us. the movies were great. show a way of life we well never see in person. we like the book we could get about the part of mesa. the peoplen were very help and knew a lot about the history.

Thank gjgloria
Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This used to be an old high school that my grandma used to go to so it was very neat to see the building and learn about the history! They have different exhibits and it was just very fun! The kids loved it!

Thank Amy S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

This is a very well done museum. So much to see. Prehistoric, geological and SW Indians sections. We highly recommend it.

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Gilbert, AZ
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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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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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