As a cultural hub, the Chandler area is home to an array of museums including those that bring history to life through fascinating exhibits.
From the traditional to the obscure, there's plenty to see.
Here are a few favorite institutions located nearby:
Arizona Capitol Museum
At the Arizona Capitol Museum, authentic educational experiences give visibility to political, social, and economic history. It's known for serving as a symbol of the state's colorful past, and thousands of visitors walk through the doors each year. There are an array of exhibits to explore including Minerals of Arizona's Historic Communities, which highlights the importance mining sites and displays minerals, rocks, and fossils.
Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum
The Arizona Commemorative Air Force Museum is where visitors can take a "gutsy and gritty ride through aviation combat history." Its mission is to educate, preserve, and remember, and the friendly, knowledgeable docents share inspirational stories and answer questions about the collection of artifacts. Exhibits include Women Airforce Service Pilots and The Tuskegee Airmen, and guests can also take a tour of the working mechanics hangar to get an up-close view of the planes and engines. For those looking for an exciting adventure, the museum also offers flights in rare planes providing for an unforgettable experience.
Huhugam Ki Museum
Meaning "House of the Ancestors," the Huhugam Ki Museum was constructed of adobe and reflects the beauty of the southwest. It strives to explain the history, culture, and lifestyles of the Pima and Maricopa tribes, and the interesting exhibits share their heritage from the time of the Hohokam through today's achievements. They showcase photographs, pottery, and other artifacts, and throughout the year, the museum also offers basket making demonstrations and samples of traditional foods.
These are just a few of the museums near our apartments in Chandler. If you are considering calling our community home, please contact our leasing agents to arrange a tour where you can see our amenities firsthand.