OPEN ~ Sun 12-3 / Mon, Tues, & Wed 10-4

About suncitiesmuseum

MISSION STATEMENT The Sun Cities Area Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation and presentation of the records and artifacts for Sun City, Arizona, the world’s first Active Retirement Community and its sister city Sun City West. Through documentation and display in the first model home, public programs and published written materials, the Society seeks to interpret for future generation the unique context of urban design interaction with volunteerism to maintain these progressive cities.

#7: One Million? Not Quite


Hard to believe, but true; the population of Arizona in 1955 was under one million people. By one accounting online, 987,000 residents. If we are going to be reflective, the vast majority of them [...]

#9: 1961-1963 – Explosive!


Every contractor, even with today's building enhancements, would love to have Sun City's sales numbers from the early 60's. Before we go there, how about a little trivia? The number one television program in [...]

As a visitor to our website, we’d like to offer you an opportunity to become a Museum Member. Membership is vital to the ongoing operation of the museum and we hope you will consider joining others thru Membership.

Another way to support the museum is with the purchase of a PAVER to represent your Family, Pet, Club, Organization, Business, etc.

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