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Pioneer Museum

2340 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-1200
+1 928-774-6272
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A Look Back Into Flagstaff History

We went to Flagstaff to hit Snowbowl but there were just too many people so we opted to do... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Jennifer L
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Paulden, Arizona, United States
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Great staff

It's in an old hospital for the poor, built in 1908. There isn't much, but the desk is wonderful... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Oliver S
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New York City, New York
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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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2340 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-1200
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to Flagstaff to hit Snowbowl but there were just too many people so we opted to do something else. We passed the Pioneer Museum on our way to Snowbowl. Decided to go back and check it out. Staff was friendly & knowledgeable, happy...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

It's in an old hospital for the poor, built in 1908. There isn't much, but the desk is wonderful and enthusiastic: they would share their knowledge in all areas – history, current events, food, customs, you name it, they'll talk about it. Current exhibit on...More

Thank Oliver S
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We enjoyed our visit to this museum and felt the admission price was reasonable. There were some very interesting exhibits that we both could relate to even though most were dealing with local history and we were tourists. I found the history displays upstairs, arranged...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

When visiting Flagstaff make this small but extremely well done museum your first stop!!! It is downright cheap for the fabulous presentation and overview of Flagstaff's history!!! They have taken the former hospital and Home for the Indigent and turned it into a visual display...More

Thank Susan W
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Jill_Hough, Museum Operations Specialist at Pioneer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Our team lives for these moments, Susan, when a visitor is so thrilled with the museum experience. AHS Pioneer Museum is small, but we aim to make a big positive impact on anyone who steps through the front door. Thank you for the kind words...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

We visits lots of museums and this is one of our favorites! The guides were very knowledgeable and friendly! Walking through this place is like stepping back in time!

Thank fxdlisa
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Being myself a volunteer at a local small museum where I live, this place did my day. Everything well explained and presented in an educational format. Recommend to visit their home page for better understanding of what you will find. The town cronology in the...More

Thank hannes1941
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

The Pioneer Museum is about the first setttlers who established the Flagstaff area. It was also heavily focused on the immigrant experience. There were parts of the museum that we found to be very interesting while other parts were very lackluster. It is a good...More

Thank Tamara M
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

They have some great collections. We enjoyed our tour of all the history that is displayed. Need at least two hours to see everything. Very nice staff

Thank JID49
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

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

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 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
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