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Gilbert Historical Museum

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If you love local history this is the place.

Live here in Gilbert for 12 years this is a great place to know about Gilbert history. It is... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2016
peter p
Gilbert, Arizona
I like this little museum. It has something for everyone, I've taken my kids over the years at various ages.

It is worth a stop especially if you are looking for something to do on a hot summer day. I have... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2016
Gilbert, Arizona
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Explore not only Gilbert's history, but attend exhibit openings, programs, and events at this emerging arts and culture center in the heart of Gilbert!
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10 S Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85296-1047
+1 480-926-1577
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

Live here in Gilbert for 12 years this is a great place to know about Gilbert history. It is worthwhile to visit and see what made and makes Gilbert one of the best cities here in the East Valley.

1  Thank peter p
Reviewed 19 May 2016

It is worth a stop especially if you are looking for something to do on a hot summer day. I have taken my kids over the years and they have focused on something different each time we have gone due to their ages. The first...More

2  Thank AZ2Dailain
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This museum tracks the history of Gilbert. Also recognizes many vetern from WW1, WW2, Korea, Viet Nam. They have a display of old farm machinery in the back yard. In the basement a model railroad clubs meets and have set up a nice operating display....More

1  Thank Donald S
Reviewed 26 April 2016

If you want to know about Gilbert, Arizona, then this is the place to visit. Very well put together. Each room has a little of historical events. The do's and don'ts of teaching, the segregation of students. Wow, we've sure have come along way. The...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2016

Stopped in here when exploring Mesa after having lunch. Even though I am not in to quilting there was a lot of other cool things like a Model T and a fire truck. Highly recommend for families with kids.

1  Thank William B
Reviewed 21 March 2016

My family enjoyed the walk through Gilbert history in the original elementary school. It was great seeing things my Grandparents had around and being able to share stories about those items with my family. My youngest went on and on after we left about everything....More

1  Thank AZ4Moi
Reviewed 2 February 2016

What can you do in the Phoenix area on a rain day when you are on a budget? The Gilbert Historical Museum! This is a vey cute and nicely laid out museum that my husband and I recently enjoyed as a spontaneous activity designed to...More

1  Thank megatraveller
Reviewed 26 January 2016 via mobile

Great way to spend at least 1 1/2 hours and a good price. This has a little of everything and has a portion the honors our Veterans with the respect they deserve.... It has something for all. Machinery and old farm equipment to an old...More

1  Thank Lmm1174
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Spent about two hours going thru the museum. Found it quite interesting especially that now we live in Gilbert. Nice to learn about different folks that made an important part of Gilberts past. I would recommend it to anyone with an interest in the past

1  Thank Patrick P
Reviewed 15 October 2015

a true local treasure - a small part of history - former school- now musem- great staff- nice ambiance

1  Thank davetarot
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aaron p
16 July 2015|
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whats the entry free foe the gilbert historical museum?
Ed D
12 July 2015|
Response from Yesenia B | Reviewed this property |
The Gilbert Historical Museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:00am to 4:00pm.