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Great look at dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures. Well worth the entry fee. Plan to spend a... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2017
via mobile
very nice

I thought it was interesting and they did a good job of displaying the items I would go back and... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2015
Frank M
Mesa, Arizona
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22 Sep 2018
“Don't waste your time”
19 Feb 2018
“Not open and hard to find”
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.
51 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201-7400
+1 480-835-2286
Most Helpful Positive Review
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...More

3  Thank Cindy S
Most Helpful Critical Review
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...More

2  Thank WolfEmperor
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Small. The only worker there was bored and knew very little about the area. Definitely not a resource. The museum itself was very small and boring with a few displays about Mesa but no real content. One of the most boring museums we've ever visited....More

Thank Tessx
Reviewed February 19, 2018

My GPS gave me this one to go to but when I got there it was closed. I was not even exactly which door to go in as there is a fence around it. Call before going to be sure it is even still operating....More

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Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

Great look at dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures. Well worth the entry fee. Plan to spend a couple of hours taking in the exhibit

Thank KimC2463
Reviewed January 21, 2017

Quote from Wikipedia:"The Mesa Historical Museum is a historical museum in Mesa, Arizona, United States. It was opened in 1987 by the Mesa Historical Society to preserve the history of Mesa, Arizona. The museum's exhibits include a comprehensive history of Mesa, a replica of an...More

Thank petee462
Reviewed November 3, 2016

I went here with low expectations, and I was blown away with how much fun I had! It was really awesome. I brought my 5 year old, and we had a BLAST. I really recommend this for any family.

Thank sacredheart411
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

Thank Frank M
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,...More

Thank DynamiteHoney
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

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.

Thank azdemocrat
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
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