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While the museum is closed - Please click here to view some of our Past Featured Exhibits


Main Exhibit Gallery

The main exhibition hall, entitled, Tempe: Distinct, Diverse, Dynamic, is the heart of the Tempe History Museum. Here the story of Tempe is told interactively through a variety of media and displays. The exhibition explores the history of Tempe using a thematic approach focusing on four topics: Surviving in the Desert, Building Our Community, Living Together and College Town.


Featured Exhibit Gallery

Coming Soon:

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Video Invaders

Video games are an integral part of our culture.

Visit the exhibit to learn about favorite local arcades, see vintage game systems, play classic arcade machines and discover what is next in the world of gaming.  

Exhibit runs through Sunday, November 29

Community Room Gallery

The Community Room hosts temporary art exhibits around its perimeter.

Coming Soon:


Two Players, Two Quarters

Such and Champ Styles

Father and son team Such and Champ Styles use their pressurized vessels of paint to explore how classic video games have influenced popular culture through a series of portraits of iconic heroes, villains, and accomplices.

Exhibit runs through Sunday, Oct. 4

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