Arizona Museum of Natural History, Mesa

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  • July 29, 2017
    I was very surprised at how big this place actually is. At almost every turn there is another section to explore. The curators of this museum have done an outstanding job. There are very large collect...  more »
  • July 16, 2017
    We had a great day at the museum. Lots of things to see and do. Enjoyed panning for gold. Old fossils and old west items. The prehistoric creatures were great to see.  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    This is a small museum but it offers a lot. They had dinosaurs and Native American history. An exhibit on western movies and a chance for the kiddos to do some gold panning. A great value it's like 4 ...  more »
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  • June 27, 2017
    A fun, interactive natural history museum, particularly fun for children. Yes, it's small and the mornings can be quite crowded with school groups, but they have great exhibits with knowledgeable folks around. Go in the afternoon and you will miss the crowds. My 3 yr old lil girl LOVES this place and we go weekly. If you or your little one like dinosaurs or geology, you will enjoy your time here.
  • July 2, 2017
    Don't let the small building fool you. The museum has more exhibits than those twice it's size. The interactive exhibits for kids is perfect from the panning for gold and digging for dinosaur bones to putting together various levels or pottery and maps of South America. Fun for all ages. Be sure to watch the flash flood.
  • July 8, 2017
    Excellent museum! Large display of dinosaurs including interactive areas for the delight of kids! Reasonable prices students (13 n up) get discount presenting valid school ID.
  • April 22, 2017
    I grew up going here in the 80's and loved it. Taking my children is a treat. The dinosaurs and fossils are awesome! Great museum for kids. About the only things left from the 80's era is the jail and the old safe they encouraged people to try and open.
  • May 7, 2017
    Went to the even "Beer & Bones". Excellent experience. Many different local brewerys offering their beer and beer tasting. Upgraded tickets $40 option. Got beer passport with 6 beer samples, one beer ticket for a glass and one food item ticket for pizza salads and other foods. Came with a beer and bones glass as well. Great time !

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