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Pioneer Museum

2340 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-1200
+1 928-774-6272
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History supplemented with extra info on an app.

The entire museum and grounds are well laid out and easy to follow. The app adds additional... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
janechavers
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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A lot of history with a self guided tour. Lots of neat things to see inside and outside... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
D G
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Originally constructed as the Coconino County Hospital for the Indigent in 1908, AHS Pioneer Museum offers exhibits on the history of Flagstaff and northern Arizona, demonstrations, workshops, educational tours, monthly special events, and annual festivals. The Flag Wool & Fiber Festival is the first weekend after Memorial Day.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
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2340 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-1200
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+1 928-774-6272
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The entire museum and grounds are well laid out and easy to follow. The app adds additional information and videos which were fascinating. I especially liked the rooms upstairs in the main building which were displayed by decade with a chart of comparisons through the...More

Thank janechavers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lot of history with a self guided tour. Lots of neat things to see inside and outside definitely worth a visit.

Thank D G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get a real view of Flagstaff's history in this unusual building. The walk through items from past decades makes me feel old! I owned some of those items! Take time to walk the buildings on the property. Makes you appreciate how we live today. Support...More

Thank PlannerTN
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour could take one hour or three, it depends on how much of the history you want to read about as you go through the rooms and the out-buildings of this old charitable care center. There are so many historical artifacts that we took...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lots to see in this little museum and grounds. The building used to house the charity care hospital. It's well laid out with lots of information.

Thank LadyJLasVegas
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

The building was a hospital. You can see the nurse's room with the original, 100 year old paint. There's an iron lung from 50+ years ago and an old switchboard. Rooms upstairs cover the area by the decade. I especially enjoyed the Route 66 exhibit....More

1  Thank Cindy S
Jill_Hough, Museum Operations Specialist at Pioneer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you for the positive review of Pioneer Museum. We apologize for the toilet inconvenience--utility workers were conducting minor maintenance on the water line outside of our property on the morning of your visit, and the water was turned off for about an hour. We...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

The Pioneer Museum is not large, but it is packed with exhibits which are very well done. Using the old hospital building makes the museum interesting on more than one level. We could tell that good planning was used to stage the items on display,...More

Thank mcgGeorgia
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Very interesting self guided tour. Was previously a hospital and had an iron lung on view. If you are in to history of the area I would make this a stop.

Thank ELD430
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

There are hours of fun with outdoor and indoor exhibits of everything from the largest farm machinery and trains you can walk in to the smallest tools of pioneer life. I had the pleasure of talking with the Director Dr. Bill Peterson whose enthusiasm was...More

Thank vmleach3
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

The Pioneer Museum costs $ 6 for admissions and it used to be a hospital. So you learn about the different instruments, machines used in 1800 hundreds. For example you can see the first x ray machine and a lung machine that was used for...More

Thank elsie774
Jill_Hough, Museum Operations Specialist at Pioneer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write such a glowing review! Our museum team works very hard to provide a high quality visitor experience, not only with our exhibits but also with our customer service. The featured exhibit, Todos Unidos: The Hispanic Experience in...More

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