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Arizona
Coolidge
Golden Era Toy & Auto Museum
297 W Central Avenue
Coolidge AZ  85228
Phone 
520 723-5044
Web Site  www.primenet.com/~beetl/museum.htm
Description  Thousands of toys 1890s-1960s
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Collection N-Z Toys

 

 

Arizona
Glendale
American Museum of Nursing
7025 North 58th Avenue
Glendale AZ  85301
Phone 
623 842-4631
Web Site  http://www.historic-glendale.net/nursing_museum.htm
Description  based on the private collection of one nurse, museum moving to ASU College of Nursing
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 

  AZ

  Glendale

  Bead Museum

  5754 W Glenn Drive

  Glendale  AZ  85301    

  Phone  623 931-2737

  Web Site http://www.thebeadmuseum.com/

  Description  beads & jewelry from all eras

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Collection A-F  Beads

  Collection G-M  Jewelry

  New or Updated:  1/7/2007
 

Southwest Museum of Engineering, Communications
Coury House
5802 W Palmaire Ave
Glendale AZ  85301
Phone 
623 435-1522
Web Site  http://www.smecc.org/
E-mail  mailto:info@smecc.org
Description  technology museum located in a house, with a rambling but kind of fun web site
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Technology
Industry /Profession  Telecommunications

 

 

  AZ

  Hackberry

  Old Route 66 Visitor Center & Preservation Foundation

  120 West Andet Devine Ave

  Hackberry  AZ  86401    

  Phone   520 769-2605

  Web Site  http://www.kingmantourism.org/to-do-and-see/museums/route-66-

                museum/index.php

  Alt Web  http://www.wemweb.com/r66_west/wtr96/08people.html

  Description  ode to a road

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:  10/27/2004

 
 

  AZ

  Mesa

  Champlin Fighter Aircraft Museum

  Falcon Field

  4636 Fighter Aces Dr

  Mesa   AZ     85215    

  Phone   480 830-4541

  Web Site  http://www.champlinfighter.com/

  E-mail  mailto:champlinaircraft@qwest.net

  Alt Web  http://www.museumofflight.org/

  Description  CLOSED, collection moving to Seattle Washington, per CFAM website, OCT

                    2004

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  Industry /Profession Air Force

  Collection A-F Arms

  New or Updated: 10/27/2004


Arizona
Mesa
Confederate Air Force Museum
2017 North Greenfield Rd
Mesa AZ  85215
Phone 
480 924-1940
Web Site  www.ci.mesa.az.us/airport/museum2.htm
Description  restored WWII B-17 bomber, Heinkel HE-111, B-25 Mitchell, other planes
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Field of Study/Science Facility  Oral History

Arizona
Page
John Wesley Powell Museum
6 N Lake Powell Boulevard
Page AZ  86040
Phone 
520 645-9496
Web Site  www.powellmuseum.org/
Toll Free  888 597-6973
Description  Civil War officer who later led exploration of the Grand Canyon
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People

 

 

  Arizona
Phoenix
Arizona Doll & Toy Museum
602 E Adams Street
Phoenix AZ  85004
Phone 
602 253-9337
Web Site  www.azcama.com/museums/doll&toy.htm
Description
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 

  AZ

  Phoenix

  Arizona Military Museum

  5636 E McDowell Rd

  Phoenix  AZ   85008    

  Phone   602 267-2676

  Alt Phone   602 253-2378

  Web Site  http://www.az.ngb.army.mil/Museum/museum.htm

  Description  from Conquistadors to the present, uniforms, weapons, vehicles, artillery in former  Arsenal used as shop for POWs in WWII

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Uniforms

  Era  1936

  New or Updated:  10/1/2005

Hall of Flame Museum of Fire Fighting
6101 E Van Buren
Phoenix AZ  85008
Phone 
602 275-3473
Web Site  www.hallofflame.org/
Alt Web www.azcama.com/museums/hall_of_flame.htm
Description  over 90 pieces of restored apparatus
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Industry /Profession  Firefighting
Era  1725-1969

Medical Museum - Phoenix
Phoenix Baptist Hospital
2000 W Bethany Home Road
Phoenix AZ 85015
Phone 602 240-5319
Web Site ******
Alt Web http://www.azcama.com/museums/medical_museum.htm
Description antique medical and pharmaceutical artifacts - collection in cases spread throughout present hospital
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession Medical
Last changed: 02/23/2003

Phoenix Police Museum
101 South Central Avenue #100
Barrister Place Building
Phoenix AZ   85004
Phone 
602 534-7278
Web Site http://www.phoenixpolicemuseum.com/
Description  includes mock up of 1910 city street, old jail cell
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession   Law Enforcement

Arizona
Phoenix
Telephone Pioneer Museum
20 E Thomas Road
Phoenix AZ 85012
Phone 602 630-2060
Web Site ****
E-mail sia@mtu.edu
Alt Web http://www.azcama.com/museums/telephone_pioneer.htm
Description telecommunications from the 1870's to today. Equipment, tools, photos
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession Telecommunications
Last changed: 02/23/2003

 

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  Arizona
Prescott
Bead Museum
140 South Montezuma
Prescott AZ 86303
Phone
520 445-2431
Web Site
Description beads & jewelry from all eras
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Collection A-F  Beads
Collection G-M  Jewelry
 

  AZ

  Sahuarita

  Titan Missile Museum

  1580 W Duva Mine Road

  Sahuarita  AZ   85614    

  Phone  520 625-7736

  Web Site www.pimaair.org

  E-mail  mailto:tmmuseum@qwest.net

  Description  control bunker, missile silo, of this relic of the Cold War

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Era  1950-1990

  Owner/Operator:  Arizona Aerospace Foundation

  New or Updated:   8/4/2006

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  AZ

  Scottsdale

  Buffalo Museum of America

  10261 N Scottsdale Road

  Scottsdale   AZ   85253    

  Phone  480 951-1022

  Web Site *****

  Alt Web http://www.scottsdalecvb.com/about/index.cfm?action=romance

  Description  buffalo history, art, collectibles, Buffalo Bill Room

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Nature of Group or Site  Animals

  Collection N-Z   Taxidermy

  New or Updated:   7/12/2007

Arizona
Scottsdale
Sylvia Plotkin Judaica Museum

10460 North 56th St
Scottsdale AZ  85253
Phone 
480 951-0323
Web Site  www.TempleBethIsrael.com
Description  art and artifacts, includes a reconstructed Tunisian Synagogue
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Religion
Group Identity  Jewish

 
 

  AZ

  St Johns

  Raven Site Museum/White Mountain Archaeological

  HC 30, Box 30

  St Johns  AZ  85936    

  Phone   520 333-5827

  Web Site  http://www.wmonline.com/attract/raven.htm

  Description  Archaeological dig of 800 person village with museum of discoveries to date

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Village

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology

  New or Updated:  10/27/2004


Arizona
Tempe
Halle Heart Center at AHA
2929 S 48th Street
Tempe AZ 85282
Phone
602 414-5353
Web Site
http://216.185.102.50/az-co-nm-wy/hal.html
Description
Hands-on exhibit about hearts, disease, and prevention. Family friendly
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession Medical
Last changed: 03/19/2003

 

  Arizona
Tucson
HH Franklin Foundation
1405 E Kleindale Road
Tucson AZ 85719
Phone 520 326-8038
Web Site http://www.franklincar.org/body.htm
Description collection of Franklin autos & others, HH Franklin Manufacturing Company
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Automotive
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 03/28/2003

 

  AZ

  Tucson

  Pima Air & Space Museum

  600 E Valencia Road

  Tucson  AZ   85706    

  Phone   520 574-0462

  Web Site www.pimaair.org/

  Description  275 aircraft, including JFK's Air Force One, SR-71, 5 hangar gallerieis,

                    Space Gallery, Outside exhibits, WWII Barracks

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

  Industry /Profession Air Force

  New or Updated:  9/23/2006

Arizona
Tucson
Rodeo Parade Equipment Museum

4825 S 6th Avenue
Tucson AZ  85714
Phone 
520 294-3636
Web Site
Description
Rodeo
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Sports

 

 

 

  AZ

  Valle-Williams

  Planes of Fame

  755 Mustang Way

  Valle-Williams AZ   86046    

  Phone 928 635-1000

  Web Site http://www.planesoffame.org/

  E-mail  mailto:planesoffame@aol.com

  Description  branch of California air museum at Valle Airport, 22 aircraft on site

  Type of Resource Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  New or Updated:  10/6/2006

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