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Updates on the New Chandler Museum

New Chandler Museum Coming in 2018

Construction has begun on the new 10,000 square-foot Museum project. Check out our website and Facebook for updates.

In the Media

Chandler Lifestyle - September 2017With No Past, What Future? Saving the East Valley's Historic Soul, East Valley Tribune,
Dec. 3, 2017

Early Chandler Businesses Strengthened the Community, San Tan Sun News, Dec. 2, 2017

A Brief History of the Chandler Ostrich Festival,, March 10, 2017

Archive of our expertise and collection
in the media


Field trips to Tumbleweed Ranch, outreach trunks with lesson plans, traveling banner exhibits and much more. We have teaching resources to bring your lessons to life.
Upcoming Events and Programs

Feb 17 - Our Stories: The Seeds that Grew Chandler and the
East Valley 
@ Chandler Sunset Library, 10:30 a.m.
Feb 22Japanese Internment: When Some Americans Looked Like Enemy @ Queen Creek Library
Mar 3Our Stories: Casa Grande Ruins and Tonto National Monument @ Basha Library
Mar 10STEM Saturday: Birds and Flight @ Tumbleweed Ranch
Mar 13Tumbleweed Time Travelers @ Tumbleweed Ranch
Mar 14-22  - Digging It: Archaeology for Kids presented @ Chandler Public Library

What's New

See Chandler Museum Administrator Jody Crago give his talk at TEDxChandlerPublicLibrary on October 14, 2017 - Objects of my obsession: How everyday objects connect us to people and our world

Read the Arizona Republic's article, published on November 9, 2017, about the new Chandler Museum:
A long time coming' for $6M Chandler Museum now under construction

Check out Tumbleweed Time Travelers, the new monthly early education program at Tumbleweed Ranch with hands-on activities and something to take home. Free to attend!
Second Tuesdays. October thru April, 10 - 11 a.m.