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Scottsdale Historical Museum

7333 E Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4414
+1 480-945-4499
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The Original "Little Red Schoolhouse"

No little hamlet would be complete without its own "little red schoolhouse." This one is genuine... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Interesting Record Of Scottsdale's History

This a small free museum that provides an insight to Scottsdale's history and definitely worth a... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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This old school house features exhibits on Scottsdale's history, including its founding father Winfield Scott.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good30%
  • Average30%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“old town” (9 reviews)
“local history” (2 reviews)
“schoolhouse” (14 reviews)
7333 E Scottsdale Mall, Scottsdale, AZ 85251-4414
Downtown Scottsdale
+1 480-945-4499
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

No little hamlet would be complete without its own "little red schoolhouse." This one is genuine. Scottsdale takes great pride in this venue, center of the area's tourist district and home to the local CofC. Hosts lots of historical exhibits, rotating shows, and knowledgeable staff....More

Thank dennisjunesr
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This a small free museum that provides an insight to Scottsdale's history and definitely worth a visit.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

The Scottsdale Historical Museum is located in the little civic center park, next to Old Town Scottsdale. It's small but well maintained museum. The volunteers are willing to answer any questions you have, and are very friendly. It is located right next to public restrooms.

Thank AndyB5542
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The exhibits are small, real small, and the objects are mostly from people's personal collections, antique shops and knick-knacks. The history is minimal too. You could probably see the entire museum in no more than ten minutes.

Thank ragpast
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in the history of our 48th state this museum will provide a nice overview in 2-3 hours. They covered WW2 especially well. It was a cool, quiet way to spend a warm afternoon. Parking is easy and everything is very accessible....More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I have lived in Old Town Scottsdale for 6 years. I choose Old Town because of its significance of the birth of the Scottsdale community. One of the drawing points of moving to Scottsdale Oldtown is the friendly people... like living in a Small Town....More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is very small museum and very well maintained. One elderly couple was very warm in receiving us. We liked their hospitality.

Thank Anuragme
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We stopped here to escape the heat and cool down in the A/C. I was pleasantly surprised with the number and quality of the exhibits. This is a good stop to make.

Thank Will R
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Small museum with some interesting photographs of old Scottsdale but not much else. Probably worth a quick visit (it's free) while in Old Scottsdale.

Thank Herbert0
Reviewed 23 January 2017

It is a small but interesting museum and the staff are pleasant and helpful. They have a small gift shop

Thank ClareScottsdale
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