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Gilbert Historical Museum

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Address: 10 S Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85296-1047
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+1 480-926-1577
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 16:00

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Hidden Neighborhood Gem

We live less than 1/2 mile from this little museum, but didn't make it a priority to stop in to visit until after living close by for 18+ years. It is a lovely, quaint... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
Gilbert, Arizona, United States
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Gilbert, Arizona, United States
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

We live less than 1/2 mile from this little museum, but didn't make it a priority to stop in to visit until after living close by for 18+ years. It is a lovely, quaint environment. It was very enlightening to see how our wonderful city of Gilbert has evolved over time. Wish we hadn't waited so long to drop in... More 

Thank CKR89
Portland, Oregon
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I toured the Gilbert Historical Museum. It's the old Gilbert School built in the early 1900'stages, was later converted to the school administration building and the historic building converted to a museum which contains school, civic, family life styles, military, fire, police and many pieces of farm equipment, etc. Very nice people running the museum.

Thank Dave49ers
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3 reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The Gilbert Historical Museum is a treasure-filled adventure for anyone who has lived in Gilbert, or those who are just traveling through. The many artifacts give the visitor a look into the past and for those who have questions, the volunteers who work there are very knowledgeable. I have lived in Gilbert for almost 20 years, passed the museum on... More 

Thank Katharine M
Mesa, Arizona
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Museum is located in a historical building & is very well laid out. Our favorite exhibit was of the law enforcement officers of Gilbert that gave their lives in the line of duty.. A must for kids to learn of the history of Gilbert.

Thank Patty M
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

the staff are friendly and very knowledgeable of the museum. take your time to explore the wonders of every room as it tells you about the town of Gilbert and all the amazing pioneers that transformed Gilbert into the best town to live in

Thank omar c
Gilbert, Arizona
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 13 December 2016

Nice exhibit. Very well done and laid out. Lots to see and a great setting (as an old school house).

Thank kmusgrave
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12 reviews
Reviewed 21 October 2016

How special to capture the history of Gilbert Az. Someone or someones have taken a great deal of time to record the early life of this great town. Thank you for all the hard work and dedication to keeping it up and running. I did not grow up here but I feel more connected because of the great preservation of... More 

Thank Megan W
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

When we moved to Gilbert, AZ we visited this museum. Such a great way to learn about our new town. Recommend you visit.

Thank Judy B
Mesa, AZ
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

I went here with my son's 3rd grade class on a field trip. I was more than surprised by how much I enjoyed it and so did the kids. Really great artifacts from uniform's to hand written letters, pictures of the "kids" who graduated from the school (this building was once the Gilbert High School), gadgets and trinkets, maps and... More 

Thank Jenny S
Gilbert, Arizona
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Reviewed 3 August 2016

Many local families have contributed to the museum. Not your first class museum but a home town museum with many wonderful farm backgrounds.

Thank andrewsarager

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