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Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Abandoned town to explore!

I went with wife and kids age 9 and 11. I thought the site was really interesting, but sparse on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Needs work

This non-profit needs an influx of cash and labor. The idea of preserving Arizona's past is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tucson, Arizona
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Guides in period costume show guests through an authentic turn-of-the-century Arizona village.
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3901 W Pioneer Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85086-7020
+1 602-465-4052
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with wife and kids age 9 and 11. I thought the site was really interesting, but sparse on information. There are about 29 buildings, all have little placards with a couple paragraphs of info. You can go into about 4 or 5 of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jokasoed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This non-profit needs an influx of cash and labor. The idea of preserving Arizona's past is admirable. The property is huge and many of the pioneer cabins are original. Other buildings are reconstructions. This must be a great place for school field trips. The day...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank TucsonTeeter
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Interesting long walk back into Arizona history. Many of the buildings are well maintained while others are in rougher shape. Enjoyed the visit, I would have bought a clearer map and a bit more explanation than the one provided at the ticket booth in order...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mcr1018
Reviewed November 11, 2018

My visitor and I went to the pioneer village to see what it was all about. Our first stop was the telephone museum. We talked with a gentleman docent who had retired from the phone company many years prior. He was so interesting we spent...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank highdesertinn
Reviewed November 3, 2018

we went towards the end of the season and the place was empty. However, the weather was very warm and we spent a whole morning visiting the various houses and exhibits on the site. The site is quite large and it did take a couple...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John L
Reviewed November 2, 2018

This was our first visit to the Pioneer Living History Museum and we enjoyed everything. We checked the website calendar before selecting our day to visit, as we are seniors and wanted a quiet experience. Many school groups have field trips, and it must be...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nancyandbrian2016
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

It's a fun walk through small town full of old buildings most are reconstructed to look like the city there are a few orginals. The telephone museum in itself is fun to see the history of phones before cell phones.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rsenteno
Reviewed July 15, 2018

I had driven past the sign for the Pioneer AZ Living History Museum dozens of times, and finally decided to check it out. I was pleasantly surprised that this wasn't just a building stuffed with dusty artifacts, but practically a whole TOWN taken out of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank Loreen P
Reviewed April 28, 2018

We visited the museum as we were driving by & were very pleased we did. Very helpful lady called Karen gave us a map & gave us an overview of the museum. Interesting reconstructions of period businesses as well as transported originals. Well worth a...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank 437jacquelinew
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We have visited many Pioneer villages. This one is one of the best. I say that because many of the buildings are original. There are some reconstructions but the amount of originals is wonderful. They offer a little shoot out skit that is appropriate for...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 196LindaC
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March 21, 2018|
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Response from Phil R | Reviewed this property |
It is a small organization so I suggest calling them with this question.
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Response from Dana C | Reviewed this property |
Yes - its about $8 or $9 bucks - Senior discounts etc available.