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Ash Fork Historical Society Museum

901 West Old Route 66, Ash Fork, AZ 86320
+1 928-637-0204
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A Little Gem

Ash Fork, once a thriving railway hub is now run down, tired and abandoned-looking. The homes there... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
c c
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Phoenix, Arizona
Opens at 9 but no-one home :(

I was staying in Ash Fork and had planned to visit the museum on the morning of my departure... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
kath2410
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“local history” (4 reviews)
“harvey hotel” (2 reviews)
“old jail” (2 reviews)
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901 West Old Route 66, Ash Fork, AZ 86320
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+1 928-637-0204
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ash Fork, once a thriving railway hub is now run down, tired and abandoned-looking. The homes there look more like shacks than anything else and yet... there is a museum of all things. We live in Arizona and had driven up north a bit to...More

Thank c c
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I was staying in Ash Fork and had planned to visit the museum on the morning of my departure. Opening hours show 9 am but at 9,30 gate was still locked. We missed out, sadly. Another vehicle waiting also drove off.

1  Thank kath2410
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I only stopped in Ash Fork as I needed fuel and I found this little unspoiled Town. The museum and tourist information were closed and it looks permanent. The town looks like time stopped when the Interstate opened. It a little treasure and some locals...More

Thank motorcar1
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This is a wonderful museum in Ash Fork on route 66/business 40 through Ash Fork on the West side of Ash Fork. Staffed by volunteers with nice exhibits. Definitely worth up to an hour to see exhibits or spend more time in the archives.

Thank Greg P
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This is a great little spot to stop as you make your way down Route 66. It is not very large but holds quite a nice amount of historical facts about the town and Route 66. It is free to enter but you can make...More

Thank GallowsThief
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

A very small, very local museum spotlighting Ash Creek. Once a thriving town which boasted Harvey Hotel (same design as the one in Williams which is now the train depot) and served the needs of travellers along Route 66. Now a small community whose story...More

Thank sueabram
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Ash Fork is a small town on 66 that is considered the "flagstone capitol of the world". The museum is free, but open only Monday - Friday. It isn't a big and fancy museum, you basically get what you pay for the visit (it is...More

Thank travelwriter52
Reviewed 13 September 2016

JoJo advised us to stop in Ash Fork on our way from Williams to Prescott. awesome museum, the fellow working there was very knowledgeable and fun to talk to. lots of neat stuff and nicely done, plan on spending an hour to really see all...More

Thank Zevonite
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed the museum. It's free, but they appreciate donations. It's only open Monday through Friday.

Thank Patrick T
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The Ash Fork museum was very worthwhile to visit, very interesting, and had a very good docent guiding us through the museum. We learned a lot about the area with our visit. Glad we went there.

Thank Ruth T
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