Gilbert Historical Museum

Come and enjoy Gilbert’s history at the Gilbert Historical Museum, located within HD SOUTH at the southern end of the vibrant Gilbert Heritage District at the southwest corner of Gilbert Rd. and Elliot Rd.

Gilbert Historical Museum has been at the heart of the Gilbert community since 1982. The HD SOUTH building, the original Gilbert Elementary School built in 1913 and home to the museum, sits proudly on the National Register of Historic Places, the only building in Gilbert with that designation.

Explore Gilbert's History

Gilbert Museum is a repository of artifacts chronicling our town’s rich history, we invite you to explore our past, experience the present, and imagine our future. Explore our newly remodeled exhibits and you’ll discover the history that each room holds. Make sure you don’t miss our courtyard, packed with authentic farm equipment, some of which dates back to Gilbert’s earliest days.

Fun for All the Family

Gilbert Museum is so much more than one of Gilbert’s favorite family attractions, we’re at the heart of the community. Weddings, birthday parties, graduation parties – they’ve all been held at our location. Looking for volunteer opportunities in Gilbert? Looking to donate to a worthy local non-profit? With your support, our non-profit museum can remain a cornerstone of the Gilbert community for generations to come.

Museum Hours

Open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Holidays

Admission Prices

  • $6 Adults
  • $5 Seniors 60 years and older
  • $3 Children 5-12
  • Children under 5 years are free
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