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Tempe Historical Museum

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809 E Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282-5205
+1 480-350-5100
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Modern little museum with style!

We were really impressed with all the displays! This museum is a great way to fill in a couple of... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2018
Asma B
Great Place to take the grandkids

I took my grandchildren so they could learn about the early years in Tempe's history, which is... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2017
Yndiabonita
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“few hours” (4 reviews)
“history” (13 reviews)
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809 E Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ 85282-5205
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+1 480-350-5100
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

We were really impressed with all the displays! This museum is a great way to fill in a couple of free hours and it will broaden your understanding of Tempe immediately! It's a free, kid-friendly, modern and informative museum, what more could you want?

Thank Asma B
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Reviewed April 28, 2017

I took my grandchildren so they could learn about the early years in Tempe's history, which is where their great-grandmother grew up. They were enthralled with the stuff they saw and what ever else information I could provide.

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Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

We had a couple hours to kill in Tempe and spent them at this free and informative, fun museum. We learned a lot about Tempe and made a virtual postcard with a fun and free interactive display.

2  Thank coastgal09
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Reviewed January 28, 2017

Visited for the Legend City exhibit. The whole museum was excellent. Museum is free with free parking. Spent a few hours there and could have spent more. There was a nice, interactive area for small children. Wish I had known that existed when my daughter...More

1  Thank LuvAZTravel
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Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time and enjoy it! Very informative, you learn how different cultures came to Arizona and how they work hard and what they had to go through. Had a lot of examples, for you to see.

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Reviewed October 27, 2016

The SW corner of Rural Road and Southern Avenue in Tempe has become a real cultural center in the East Valley. Not only is it the location of Tempe Public Library, Vihel Center for the Arts, and Pyle Adult Center, but it is also the...More

1  Thank PadreArizona
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Reviewed October 24, 2016

What a fun museum. Very interactive. Very informative about Tempe.Not too big not too small. How have I missed this place for so long? PLUS its free! :-) A lot of fun things for everyone...take the kids! Interactive and play stuff for the kids...sit on...More

2  Thank Bill85210
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Reviewed August 9, 2016

they loved the real motorcycle they got on they loved to put on a show with theier costumes and they loved the artifacts very educational we also did a print out of pictures

Thank Carmen B
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Reviewed July 25, 2016

This is a great little museum close to downtown Tempe. The last time I went there was no admission fee (I don't think they've ever charged a fee). Beautiful exhibits, an excellent staff, user friendly, and a great way to spend a few hours. Tempe...More

Thank Gina G
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Reviewed July 23, 2016

We decided to learn more about the history of Tempe on a recent trip there so this museum was a good place to start. It is small but has plenty of exhibits to look at. Pretty much something for everyone.

1  Thank SmokiesJunkie
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