The Mesa Historical Museum, 2345 N. Horne,is celebrating its grand re-opening on Saturday, October 10, 2020. Although our doors have been closed, museum staff has been busy working behind the scenes creating new exhibits for our visitors to enjoy.
The Women in Aviation exhibit honors the contributions by women aviators who lived, worked and flew in Arizona. Notable aviatrixes, such as Ruth Reinhold, Ruby Wine Sheldon, Jacqueline Cochran, Jeannie Flynn and Martha McSally are some of the pilots featured in this new exhibit, which covers more than 100 years of aviation history in Arizona.
Mesa's Founding Families exhibit showcases a wide array of collections and stories from members of the first founding families who settled in the Mesa/Lehi area. There is also an interactive front porch within the exhibit which will feature rotating oral histories from founding families.
The Mesa Historical Museum temporary October hours will be Wednesday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. All visitors will be required to wear facemasks. We will be limiting the number of visitors at one time so please call ahead to reserve a time slot.