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Pioneer Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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1908 Hospital now a Museum

This Museum is located on three acres, so it is very easy to cover. In fact, we were near the barn... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Tucson, Arizona
A truly personal experience!

What a delightful way to end our sightseeing day! This little gem is tucked away from downtown... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Spencerport, 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...more
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2340 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-1200
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a delightful way to end our sightseeing day! This little gem is tucked away from downtown but worth the 5 minute drive. Never experienced a historical museum before that introduced me not only to the artifacts of a location but some of the personal...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Jill_Hough, Museum Operations Specialist at Pioneer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Your kind comments tell us our hard work has paid off! We are so happy your experience at AHS Pioneer Museum was positively memorable. After all, history is so much more than museum collections and exhibits--it's about people. We hope you stop in again the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This historic museum just off the 180 on the way to the Grand Canyon or Snowbowl is worth a visit. I was pleasantly surprised to see not only the expected artifacts of the Ole'West but there were also extensive space dedicated to the often neglected...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

Lots of interesting memorabilia in the grounds, which gives a vivid insight of life for the pioneers.More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Jill_Hough, Museum Operations Specialist at Pioneer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 30, 2018

It's unfortunate that your visit corresponded with a day we were closed. We are currently on winter hours and are closed on Sundays and Federal holidays. There is so much more to see inside the museum, including our three-time award-winning exhibit, Todos Unidos. I hope...More

Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

This was a total surprise for us when we arrived! We did not expect to have so much fun and learn so much! Dr. Bill Peterson is full of knowledge and their current exhibit Todo Uñidos is incredible and taught me so much about the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jill_Hough, Guest Relations Manager at Pioneer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review of our work. This small team of historians, educators, and museum professionals have worked very hard so that we can have a positive impact on our community! We love it when people tell us we have done...More

Reviewed August 30, 2018

Excellent museum with a variety of displays. Former hospital for indigent people. Good history of the building and those who worked there at the time

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018

Places to wander outside and inside to learn about the history of Flagstaff and the people of the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 514lynnes
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

This museum is incredible!! We only scheduled an hour or so to go through it but wish we had a lot longer!! I have 4 children ages 13 to 6 and we all were amazed and enjoyed our time here. If you are in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kelsielarsen
Reviewed August 14, 2018

This Museum is located on three acres, so it is very easy to cover. In fact, we were near the barn, when we got caught in a downpour yesterday (8/13), but made it back to the car without getting totally drenched. This was a hospital...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

Near the Northern Arizona Museum, well worth a stop. Several outdoor displays of buildings and railroad equipment. Wide ranging selection in the museum

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank den979
Reviewed July 28, 2018

The helpful lady Jill, gave a brief history lesson of the area before we took our self guided look at displays when the museum was an hospital, the role of the Hispanics in the growth of Flagstaff and the role of the trains , timber...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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