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Pioneer Telephone Museum

3640 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018-5127
+1 602-630-2060
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This museum is moving

I believe we were the last group to have a tour at this CenturyLink facility. The people who put... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2016
Elly M
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scottsdale
Fascinating Telephone history!!

The Telephone museum is in the Century Link building that has been home to Quest, USWest, Mtn Bell... read more

Reviewed 7 March 2016
SKnBK
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Phoenix, Arizona
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29 Jun 2016
“This museum is moving”
7 Mar 2016
“Fascinating Telephone history!!”
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3640 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018-5127
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Reviewed June 29, 2016

I believe we were the last group to have a tour at this CenturyLink facility. The people who put this fabulous museum together needed to find a new location and the Pioneer Museum north of Phoenix agreed to take the collection. I'm sure they will...More

2  Thank Elly M
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Reviewed March 7, 2016

The Telephone museum is in the Century Link building that has been home to Quest, USWest, Mtn Bell, etc... Two retired employees shared their knowledge and experiences about the world of communications... I took my Dad (84 yrs old) and we both absolutely loved it!...More

2  Thank SKnBK
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Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was great! We were fascinated by the origins of the telephone in the city and how it grew. The guides are so passionate about the subject and although you might think it sounds boring, believe me it's not! You need to book in advance...More

1  Thank Brettyboy
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Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

Great museum, lots of history of Mountain Bell and its predecessor and successor companies. Very knowledgeable guide--all run by volunteers. It is by appointment only, as described on its website, so don't expect to be able to show up and visit without scheduling at least...More

3  Thank Jim08
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Reviewed March 4, 2015

Traveled over a half hour to the listed location. It is a telephone company central office building that is completely secured. No one responded to my presence at the doors nor was I able to reach anyone via the access telephone mounted next to the...More

3  Thank Walter G
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Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Great trip through telephony history.The two gentleman that give this tour are very knowledgeable and passionate in what they do.

3  Thank Daryl J
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Reviewed December 1, 2013

Located in a telephone switching office the Pioneer Telephone Museum is a wonderful collection of Arizona telephone system equipment from the earliest to modern day. It is lovingly curated and maintained by volunteers. Tours are by appointment which we easily set up by email prior...More

8  Thank danielfishman
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Reviewed November 9, 2013

This museum contains a complete history of the telephone industry from Graham Bell onwards, and the displays are well organized and run by two older gentlemen who are absolutely great narrators as they take you on a tour of the premises. In my opinion, this...More

6  Thank RoadrunnerBC
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