Museum News

River of Time Re-opens

River of Time Re-opens

After 18 months and lots of construction we are thrilled to announce that our interior space has been reimagined with interactive displays, increased interpretive elements and expanded stories and that we’re ready to invite you to the: River of Time Re-opening...

Sonorasaur Invades the River of Time

Sonorasaur Invades the River of Time

Who knew that Arizona had a state dinosaur? In 2018, a previously unknown brachiosaurid sauropod, the Sonorasaur was officially named the states dinosaur. The L. Alan Cruikshank River of Time Museum has incorporated an almost life size drawing of this middle...

River of Time, Experience the Journey

River of Time, Experience the Journey

A journey that began in the early 1990’s when a small group of Fountain Hills citizens gathered to form the Fountain Hills and Lower Verde River Valley Museum and Historical Society, led to the creation of the River of Time Museum located to its current site in the...

MAP Organizational Assessment Report American Alliance of Museums

MAP Organizational Assessment Report American Alliance of Museums

The Museum Assessment Program (MAP) is supported by a cooperative agreement between the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the American Alliance of Museums. Executive Summary While 2020 has been anything but a normal year, the L. Alan Cruikshank River of...

The River of Time Museum and COVID-19

The River of Time Museum and COVID-19

As this global pandemic progresses, the River of Time Museum continues to lose much-needed revenue. Uncertainty over when this crisis will end means the future of our organization is at stake. Although our doors are closed, we are doing everything to uphold our...

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