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Mesa Historical Museum

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Address: 51 E Main St, Mesa, AZ 85201-7400
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The museum's permanent exhibit showcases the history of Mesa, Arizona....

The museum's permanent exhibit showcases the history of Mesa, Arizona. Rotating temporary exhibits have treated the history of the Wallace and Ladmo Show, historic streetscapes around the state, he history of Spring Training, and more.

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Great look at dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures. Well worth the entry fee. Plan to spend a couple of hours taking in the exhibit

Reviewed 18 February 2017
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Great look at dinosaurs and prehistoric creatures. Well worth the entry fee. Plan to spend a couple of hours taking in the exhibit

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Thank Kim C
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

Quote from Wikipedia:"The Mesa Historical Museum is a historical museum in Mesa, Arizona, United States. It was opened in 1987 by the Mesa Historical Society to preserve the history of Mesa, Arizona. The museum's exhibits include a comprehensive history of Mesa, a replica of an early adobe one-room schoolhouse, as well as three additional galleries of changing exhibits. The museum... More 

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Thank petee462
Gilbert, Arizona
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

I went here with low expectations, and I was blown away with how much fun I had! It was really awesome. I brought my 5 year old, and we had a BLAST. I really recommend this for any family.

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Thank sacredheart411
Mesa, Arizona
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Reviewed 1 January 2016

I thought it was interesting and they did a good job of displaying the items I would go back and spend an afternoon there again

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Thank Frank M
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 20 August 2015

I went with a 3rd grade class then 2 weeks later took my 18 year old son. We had so much fun, I can not wait to go again. It was exciting, educational and worth the time and reasonable admission price. So much to do, so much to experience and so much to learn. Wonderful, wonderful museum

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Thank DynamiteHoney
Apache Junction, Arizona
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Reviewed 14 August 2015

This museum is wonderful. The dinosurs are spectular. There is so much to see. It is a lot of fun and a chance to get out of the heat. A great place to spend the afternoon with or without children. Have Fun

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Thank ROSALIE F
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

It was a little pricey, but my niece LOVED the animatronic dinosaurs. They are a few skeletons and hands on areas as well. Of least interest to a 4 year old is the anthropological exhibits of the native Arizonans.

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Thank azdemocrat
Mesa, AZ
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

You can find so many interesting items and history at this museum plus they sponsor walking tours throughout Mesa's Historic Districts.

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Thank wendy m
Fulton, Missouri
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Reviewed 10 May 2015

we like history. so seeing the museum was a rare treat for us. the movies were great. show a way of life we well never see in person. we like the book we could get about the part of mesa. the peoplen were very help and knew a lot about the history.

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Thank gjgloria
Tempe, Arizona
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Reviewed 3 May 2015

This used to be an old high school that my grandma used to go to so it was very neat to see the building and learn about the history! They have different exhibits and it was just very fun! The kids loved it!

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Thank Amy S

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