Plan Your Visit

The Chandler Museum includes the historic McCullough-Price House, Tumbleweed Ranch and our online resource ChandlerpediA. Additional Chandler Museum programs, presentations and events are available throughout the Valley. 

Plan your visit today.

Chandler Museum Location Map

Chandler Museum

300 S. Chandler Village Drive
Chandler, AZ 85226
480-782-2717

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday | 1 - 5 p.m.
 

 

 

 

Closures

The Museum will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Wednesday, Dec. 25. The museum will be open abbreviated hours on Tuesday, Dec. 31 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
 

Docent Tours

Free 45 minute tours led by our volunteer docents will give you insights into the architectural and artistic components of the museum campus as well as details about Chandler’s history.

Each Tuesday and Wednesday 10 a.m. -1 p.m.; Sunday 1-4 p.m.

Tumbleweed Ranch Location Map

Tumbleweed Ranch

Southeast quadrant of Tumbleweed Park
2250 S. McQueen Rd.
Chandler, AZ 85286
480-782-2717

Outdoor facilities are open daily, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., and during special events. Field trips and group tours available through reservation by calling 480-782-2874.

 

 

 

 

In the Community

Chandler Museum presents a number of locations to experience the Chandler Museum throughout the community.

  • Our award-winning park kiosks* tell the history of the areas surrounding Chandler Parks through stories of families, businesses, and cultures. These permanent displays tell stories from Chandler's past. 
    • Arbuckle Park
    • Dr. A.J. Chandler Park
    • Espee Park
    • Nozomi Park
    • N.J. Harris Park
    • Park Manors Park
    • Ryan Park
    • Silk Stocking Pocket Park 
    • Thude Park
    • Tibshraeny Family Park
  • The Chandler Fire Station and Chandler Police Station in downtown Chandler both display exhibits showcasing the history of their departments.  
  • Chandler High School’s administrative offices feature an exhibit about the school’s hundred-year history.
  • The San Marcos Hotel, built in 1913, includes historic photograph exhibits just off the hotel lobby.
  • self-guided walking tour of the Business District in downtown Chandler can be viewed via ceramic tiles on the buildings.  The project, completed in conjunction with the Chandler Cultural Foundation, tells the history of each building.
    • Is your group (10 or more) interested in a guided Historic Downtown Chandler walking tour? Contact the Museum at 480-782-2717.
  • Don’t have time to visit these places? View the online resource ChandlerpediA. It features historic photographs, newspapers, and online exhibits.

Or, if you want to bring Chandler history to your site, book a presentation, rent a banner exhibit, or rent an educational outreach trunk

*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

ChandlerpediA

ChandlerpediA is your one-stop online place to learn about all things Chandler. You can browse photosdocumentsoral histories, and stories from the collection of the Chandler Museum.  You can also explore the city's first newspaper, the Chandler Arizonan, published from 1912 to 1986.  Check out our online exhibits, too.