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.
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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
- Snedigar 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.
- A 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.
*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 is your one-stop online place to learn about all things Chandler. You can browse photos, documents, oral 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.