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“discover the history of Flagstaff& Northern Arizona”
The Pioneer Museum in Flagstaff is located in the historic Coconino County Hospital for the Indigent. The Hospital was built in 1908 using pumiceous dacite from the Mount Elden Explosive Eruption about 500,000 years ago. The building was used as a hospital until 1938 and was considered a Poor Farm. The exhibits within the museum reflect the history of Flagstaff and northern Arizona. Visitors will learn of the local history of ranching, logging, transportation and life in Pioneer Flagstaff. Festivals and events are also held on the grounds including the annual Wool and Fiber Festival, the Folk Festival and the Heritage Festival.
My wife and I decided to get away for the weekend and we decided to the Grand Canyon and stay in Flagstaff. After a day of walking the along the North Rim, we decided to do some sight seeing in... Read more
Kids would be bored inside, but the outside has buildings and a train to see. Inside there are well done displays of old medical equipment (not too creepy though), photographs, and text about the... Read more
I like museums and my wife hates museums but she enjoyed this one (sort of). This museum has a lot to look at in a small space. There is the museum inside an old, and kind of small, hospital, and... Read more
Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum
- Tue - Sat: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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