General, History, Library, Specialized
Interactive displays trace the history of telecommunications in Arizona from the 1870s to the present day. Features changing exhibits including photographs, hand tools, switchboards, coin phones, directory, telegraph, teletype, and bell system memorabilia.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library
The Tempe History Museum is a community history museum that brings people together to celebrate Tempe's past and ponder its future. The main exhibition, Tempe: Distinct, Diverse, Dynamic, dramatically presents the story of Tempe through a variety of media. The exhibition explores the history of Tempe through four thematic areas—College Town, Building Our Community, Living Together and Surviving in the Desert.
History, Science, Specialized, University
The University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences is proud to offer access to the Museum of Optics, its collection of antique and historic telescopes, microscopes, lenses and cameras. These specimens represent work by the world's most respected instrument makers from the 18th century to the present.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, History, Library, Nature Centers, Specialized
Exhibitions change regularly and include our collection holdings as well as loans from other museums; pertinent traveling exhibitions from other museums are also featured frequently.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Specialized
Walking through the over 125 horse-drawn vehicles on display one can easily trace their importance in developing the motor driven vehicles to follow. Our goal is to further develop this concept to help make it more easily comprehended.