Hours and Admission

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Tempe History Museum PhotoHours of Operation

Tuesday thru Saturday:
 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. 

The exhibit gallery typically remains open during evening performances and events hosted by the museum. Check our Events page for upcoming event dates or receive email notifications straight to your inbox. Sign up. 

Early Closure:

The museum's exhibit hall will close early at 3:30 p.m. on the following dates due to a Council Work Study Session (WSS) occurring in the building: 
Oct. 24
Nov. 14
Dec. 5
Dec. 19 
The WSS is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. in the museum's Community Room and is open to the public to attend.

The museum is closed on Mondays, and in observance of the following 2019 holidays:

Jan. 1 - New Years' Day

Jan. 21 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Feb. 18 - Presidents' Day

April 21 - Easter

May 27 - Memorial Day

July 4 - Independence Day

Sep. 2 - Labor Day

Nov. 11 - Veterans Holiday

Nov. 28 - Thanksgiving

Nov. 29 - 
Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec. 25 - Christmas Day


Admission to the museum is free. Donations are accepted and help support the museum's education program, as well as a variety of year-round lectures, festivals, historic home tours, programs and events offered by the museum that are free and open to the public. Donations can be made using cash, card or check, in person or by phone, (480) 350-5100.

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