NEW Featured Exhibit

Museum Trains Exhibit logo

The upcoming featured exhibit, Trains of Tempe, opens at 6 p.m. on Thursday, November 10, with the first look at the exhibit, music, refreshments and remarks from the curator, dignitaries and Arizona State Historian Marshall Trimble.This opening is free and the public is welcome to join us for this family friendly event. This exhibit was produced in partnership with Arizona Railway Museum (Chandler) and is made possible through the support of the City of Tempe, Tempe Historical Society, AZ Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities.  




Main Exhibit Gallery
Tempe History Museum PhotoThe main exhibition hall, entitled, Tempe: Distinct, Diverse, Dynamic,
is the heart of the Tempe History Museum. Here the story of Tempe
is dramatically staged through a variety of media. The exhibition explores
the history of Tempe using a thematic approach.



Community Room Art Gallery

The Community Room often hosts temporary art exhibits around its perimeter. Coming up in the Community Room:

Tempe Artist Guild's Fall Art Show. The show runs October 7 - Nov. 6, 2016
Opening Thursday, November 10, 6 p.m.:
Train Stories - in conjunction with our featured exhibit "Trains of Tempe." November 10, 2016 - January 7, 2017

Changing Exhibits

The Changing Exhibits Gallery features year-long "temporary" exhibitions that highlight interesting topic of our community's history and heritage.

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