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Visited here today. Entrance charge is only $6 each and free parking. Definitely worth an hour or... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2017
Robertson;Mrs.a... R
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Palm Coast, Florida
very good museum

The Pioneer Museum is not large, but it is packed with exhibits which are very well done. Using... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2017
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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 June 6, 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

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Reviewed May 29, 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.

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Reviewed May 25, 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

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Reviewed May 23, 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

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

Reviewed May 6, 2017

Obviously a work in progress but very interesting with some unique items like an iron lung. Some of the patient rooms contain unique items from a particular decade. Fun to take a glance into the past.

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Reviewed April 29, 2017

Visited here today. Entrance charge is only $6 each and free parking. Definitely worth an hour or so to visit and read the history of the development of the flagstaff area from the late 1800 to today. There are 2 floors of exhibits , easy...More

Thank Robertson;Mrs.a... R
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Small museum full of history. This is a great place to visit Arizona's past. Joe (the museum's curator) makes history come alive with his knowledgeable stories. He has answers to all your Arizona questions. The museum has exhibits inside and around the building outside. A...More

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Jill_Hough, Museum Operations Specialist at Pioneer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded March 15, 2017

Thank you very much! The entire team at the Northern Division of the Arizona Historical Society strive to make the visitor experience enjoyable. We hope you come back to the museum in the future. We are constantly evolving with new exhibits and experiences for everyone.

Reviewed February 5, 2017

Arrived around 3:00 PM and was told they were closing in 30 minutes. They didn't charge me admisson, but allowed me to walk through the indoor part of the museum. The draw for me was the suggestion of a Rt 66 exhibit. I must have...More

Thank George A
Jill_Hough, Museum Operations Specialist at Pioneer Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2017

We apologize that your visit to the Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum was a disappointment! We strive to make everyone’s museum experience positive. Our hours of operation change seasonally, and we are sorry if there was confusion about our 10-4 winter hours. Visitors coming in...More

Reviewed December 28, 2016

A self guided tour with examples of early life and plenty of history. The buildings on the grounds were excellent examples of the pioneering spirit that settled the area. The train was pretty awesome as well!

1  Thank Don W
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

The detail of this museum was amazing. My daughter and I had a wonderful time just looking at this collection. So much fun. Great rainy day activity.

1  Thank Karyn B
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