Chandler Museums

Chandler has a wide variety of family friendly cultural attractions for residents and visitors alike. There are several museums in the area that are sure to enrich any visit or provide those who live in the area with touchstones of the local culture and history.

The Chandler Vintage Museum of Transportation showcases the collection of Otis Chandler. It includes rare and vintage automobiles as well as trains and motorcycles and is sure to enthrall any transportation enthusiast. It is located at 300 Chandler Village Dr. S., Chandler.

The Arizona Railway Museum is dedicated to the railroads of Arizona and the Southwestern United States. This is a must see for anyone interested in the history of railroads and rail travel and certainly reveals how railroad traffic helped to shape Chandler. Located at 330 E. Ryan Rd., Chandler, the museum exhibits items that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

The Chandler Museum at the McCullough-Price House was originally built as the winter residence for William D. McCullough in 1938. It is also listed on the National Registry of Historic Places and can be found at 300 S. Chandler Village Dr., Chandler. The museum gives visitors a look at the colorful and in-depth look at the city.

Vision Gallery is a nonprofit with a unique selection of art and special rotating exhibits. A portion of sales from pieces sold go to support Vision Kidz which offers free art programs to the residents of Chandler as well as surrounding communities. Vision Gallery keeps the arts thriving in the area. Find them at 10 East Chicago St., Chandler.

Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery of Western American and Native American Art features art from two distinct categories - Contemporary Western American Art and Contemporary American Indian Art. The gallery was originally established by magnate grocery store heir Eddie Basha for his aunt who was an artist. The collections include a vast array of mediums within the exhibits including paintings, carvings made out of various materials, pen and ink drawings as well as kachinas and jewelry. The Gallery is located at 22402 S. Basha Rd., Chandler.

The city of Chandler is bursting with culture and the arts. Visitors and residence will have no shortage of unique and interesting places to visit and enjoy. More information can be found at