In Memory & Appreciation of L. Alan Cruickshank

In Memory & Appreciation of L. Alan Cruickshank

It is with great sadness we announced the passing of the River of Time Museum and Exploration Center’s founder and namesake, L. Alan Cruikshank. Alan, who was instrumental in creating the center, died in Las Vegas, Nevada, on October 30. Alan was a great leader for...
We’re Growing! A Bigger Team for a Bigger Mission!

We’re Growing! A Bigger Team for a Bigger Mission!

The River of Time is running full steam ahead since our grand reopening in March. We have big plans, and big goals. To help us reach those goals, we have made some additions and adjustments to our small, but mighty River of Time team, led by Executive Director, Cherie...
River of Time Plans Grand Re-Opening with New Name!

River of Time Plans Grand Re-Opening with New Name!

The L. Alan Cruikshank River of Time Museum will be welcoming visitors to it’s newly renovated and rebranded facility on Saturday, March 26 during the Grand Reopening! Re-launching as the L. Alan Cruikshank River of Time Museum & Exploration Center, visitors can...
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...