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Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum

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Interesting, but fix the drinking water fountains!

We love places like this, and the museum is well set out and spaced out. We very much enjoyed the... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2017
Verrrrrry quiet!

We visited about midday, in mid-May. The bus loads of school kids were getting ready to leave. I... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2017
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Guides in period costume show guests through an authentic turn-of-the-century Arizona village.
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3901 W Pioneer Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85086-7020
+1 602-465-4052
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Reviewed 14 November 2017

We love places like this, and the museum is well set out and spaced out. We very much enjoyed the visit, and would have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone, but please fix the drinking fountains dotted around the park! It was a very...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Uxbridge
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The place is advertized to have several buildings and exhibits of pioneer life. There were also suppose to be gunfights. I went to the museum on Friday morning September the 8th. expecting to see docents demonstrating.demonstrating how the pioneers lived. There were no docents just...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank williamgV9401QO
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Bearing in mind that in the USA you are charged to walk a trail! This village is a collection of reconstructed buildings from all over Arizona. Extremely interesting insight in to the past. Plenty to see it takes about two hours to see it all....More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Stumblebum47
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is an amazing replica of what would have been a pioneers town - pretty little town in the middle of the desert by a small mountain side . Needs a bit more maintenance and keep places nice at all times . It's fun to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank mujercitass
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We visited about midday, in mid-May. The bus loads of school kids were getting ready to leave. I think we were the only other visitors. After paying for our admission, we walked the entire pathway. Most buildings were open but with a gate closed and...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank 2nurses2
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We had a nice trip planed for this morning to revisit this unique attraction, only to find that they wanted to charge us a "photography" fee of $25.00 on top the regular admissions fee. They said it was a new decision of the board to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
8  Thank Jan C
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Disappointed that there was not much description for each of the buildings. I wish I could have learned more, but it was pretty minimal as far as info.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank D D
Reviewed 11 April 2017

AVOID ON SUNDAYS. I love museums, in general, but this would have been better advertised as a 'ghost town'. Totally not worth $10 for a bunch of empty buildings. We spent 1.5 hours walking around and viewing everything that was open. We waited for the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank SuzyNance
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Used to hang out there when I lived in Phoenix years ago. Was a treat to go back 16 years later and find so many added exhibits and that the trees have matured and provide much more shade now. Lots of walking involved but its...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Riverkilt
Reviewed 26 March 2017

So, this Living History Museum is not the best I have been to, but worth seeing. The interesting collection of old buildings, the mining equipment, some of the houses, etc, are all worth seeing. However, the place is tired and in much need of an...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Barb H
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22 March 2018|
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Response from Phil R | Reviewed this property |
It is a small organization so I suggest calling them with this question.
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Response from Dana C | Reviewed this property |
Yes - its about $8 or $9 bucks - Senior discounts etc available.