A new museum is in the works and will add 10,000 square feet for exhibits and archives. It will be located on the site adjacent to the current museum. The new museum will house historic artifacts linked to Chandler and East Valley history, with rotating exhibits featuring the museum’s collection, as well as traveling national exhibits that feature history and art. There will be easy access to the museum from the 101 and 202 freeways, proximity to vast shopping and dining options, and future development. It also establishes a new City of Chandler cultural facility on the west side of the city. The New Museum is projected to open its doors in 2018.
In addition to the main museum at the McCullough-Price House, Tumbleweed Ranch is a collection of historic homes, buildings, and farm equipment located at Tumbleweed Park at 2250 S. McQueen Rd. the ranch includes exhibits and programs about Chandler’s agricultural past including how early settlers lived and work and the history of local agriculture and livestock industries.