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Students and Teachers 

Old Chandler GroceryChandler Museum offers interactive learning experiences for students grades K-12.  All experiences are aligned with Arizona academic content standards.

Field Trips
Daily Life in Chandler, 1910s and 1920s, grades 2-5, Tumbleweed Ranch:
A four station experience featuring: butter-making and chores at the McCroskey house, shop keeping at the historic grocery store, cotton and agriculture by the farm implements, and entertainment under the Red Shed theater.

For more information, click here. To schedule a group tour at the Ranch, contact Tiffani Egnor at 480-782-2874 or

Outreach Trunks
The museum offers outreach trunks available for teacher rental.  Click here for more information.

Traveling Banner Exhibits
Nine traveling banner exhibits on various Chandler history topics are available for rental.  Click here for more information.
Educator Advisory Committee
Educators from Chandler Unified School District, Kyrene School District, charter schools, religious schools, and home schools help to shape student programs.  Educators meet four times a year to review museum curriculums.  Interested in joining?  Contact the museum at 480-782-2717.

Looking for Teaching Resources?  Click here.

College and University 
Interns at the Chandler Museum are a valued part of the Museum staff. Because the Museum is a relatively young institution, interns enjoy a special opportunity to contribute to the Museum in a dynamic growth phase. The Downtown ChandlerMuseum strives to give interns meaningful, hands-on activities that lead to tangible results, both for interns and the Museum.
Internships are offered in the collections and education departments.  Internships are generally 15 weeks, 10 hours/week.
Intern applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply.  To apply, email, fax, or send:

  1. Cover letter including your interest in the Chandler Museum
  2. Resume
  3. Recommendation from a full-time faculty member at your institution (if you plan to earn credit with your internship)
  4. 2 references
  5. If you are going to seek credit through your school, please include your credit hour requirements in your application materials.
Chuckwagon Cookoff groupChandler Museum
Mail Stop 305
P.O. Box 4008
Chandler, AZ 85244

Science Saturdays at Tumbleweed Ranch
Bring the whole family to do a science experiment at Tumbleweed Ranch.
The Ranch features animals, farm equipment, and historic struc