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Tempe History Museum

809 E. Southern Ave. Tempe, AZ 85282 | Tempe | 480-350-5100

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Displayed in the museum's main gallery are videos, spinner games and other interactive exhibits on the history of Tempe.


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Upcoming Events

  • "The Tempe Sound"

    5:00 p.m. November 14
    10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. every Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat. until October 4
    1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. every Sun. until October 4

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