Explore changing exhibits on culture, history, and art at the historic 1938 pueblo revival style McCullough-Price House. Open Tuesdays-Saturdays 10 am – 4 pm. Free admission.
Highlight at Chandler Museum
A 7-foot portrait of city namesake Dr. A.J. Chandler is the center of the "Faces of the San Marcos," an exhibit that displays photographs of the San Marcos Hotel throughout its 100 year history.
Coming in December
The Art of Survival: Enduring the Turmoil at Tule Lake
December 27, 2016 - January 27, 2017
This exhibit explores the experiences and events at Tule Lake, a Japanese American camp where many prisoners from Arizona’s Gila River Internment Camp were transferred. The traveling exhibition uses haunting images of artifacts to give a glimpse into the lives of those who were held at this unique WWII confinement site.
Save the date...an opening reception for this exhibit will be held on Friday, January 6, 2017, 6 - 8 p.m. More details to come.
This exhibit is complementary to America in Times of Conflict, a collaborative series from the City of Chandler Cultural Affairs Division.
Sharing Our Heritage: Chandler Latino Voices
Visit the Museum and read the stories of Chandler's Latino residents excerpted from oral histories in the Chandler Museum's collection. On display with the stories are photos, as well as artifacts that are relevant to City's Latino history.
This exhibit is a partnership of the Chandler Public Library and the Chandler Museum. Latino Americans: 500 Years of History has been made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.
Sept 1 - 16 - Downtown Chandler Community Center, 125 E. Commonwealth Avenue, Chandler
Sept 19 - 30 - Vision Gallery, 10 E. Chicago Street, Chandler
For field trips: Learn how people lived in Chandler 100 years ago. Explore the 1917 McCroskey House, farm equipment, and grocery store. Group field trips available through reservations. Find out more here.
For the public: Grounds are open daily, 6am-6pm. Free admission.
Chandlerpedia is everything you want to know about Chandler history in one online place! Featuring online exhibits; digital copies of photographs, newspapers, and other historic documents; and resources for research, Chandlerpedia is the place to view the museum's holdings.
Outdoor Exhibits: History in Your Own Backyard Kiosks*
If you’re playing at one of parks listed below, check out the history kiosks. These permanent displays tell stories from Chandler’s past. Click here to view the History in Your Own Backyard page.
*Winner of 2009 American Association for State and Local History Award of Merit
*Winner of 2006 Arizona Parks and Recreation Association’s Outstanding Education Program Award