Pioneer Living History Museum
Explore the 1800's. . . pioneer-style.
Welcome to Phoenix's Pioneer Living History Museum, otherwise known as Pioneer Village. This 90-acre property features over 30 reconstructed, historic original buildings from the 1880s and early 1900s, making this 'Arizona's most authentic Old West town'.
Groups of all ages will love exploring this old 1800s town, the visit an immersive opportunity to see history come alive from Arizona's territorial days. Take a self-guided tour of the property and see such iconic buildings as the Opera House, Blacksmith Shop, Sheriffs Office and Jail, Ranch Complex, and so much more. You will be able to see an old rifle port, an onsite melodrama performance, an 1890s dress shop, and a gold panning station. Throughout the property, you will encounter various costumed interpreters such as cowboys, lawmen, and Victorian ladies.
Student groups in particular visiting the property for field trips will have ample learning opportunities, the entire property allowing students to not just read about the area's history, but live it! The Pioneer Living History Museum provides an enriching educational encounter by showing off the 'dwellings, tools, and everyday implements used by Arizona's early residents to tame a frontier'. There will be additional scavenger hunt, gold mining, and boxed lunch options for field trip groups during their visit as well.