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Arizona Historical Society -- Arizona History Museum

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A great museum. Nicely laid out with many original articles from the past. I enjoyed learning about... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Lived in Tucson for years, never knew as much of the history of the area as I learned in just one... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2019
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The Arizona History Museum's focus is southern Arizona history from Spanish colonial through territorial eras. Exhibit topics include mining and transportation. The Arizona's Treasures exhibit features Geronimo's rifle, 18th-century Spanish silver...more
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949 E 2nd St, Tucson, AZ 85719-4840
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+1 520-628-5774
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Interesting exhibits, especially if you already have a little knowledge of AZ’s past. Having checked out John Slaughter at his ranch and in Tombstone, I found the Slaughter display especially informative. The rest of the museum is a little tired, but worth a visit. It...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A great museum. Nicely laid out with many original articles from the past. I enjoyed learning about the sheriff and Geronimo The gift shop had some unique items.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 January 2019

Lived in Tucson for years, never knew as much of the history of the area as I learned in just one visit to this museum.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JimF1865
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

Easy to discover Tucson’s/Arizona’s History. Lots of visual aids and audio presentations. The only glaring near omission was the Native American contribution.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Deserthank
Reviewed 6 November 2018

It is always fun to go into the Historical Society and even though much of what is on display is just a fraction of what they have and/or know about, you can learn what Tucson was like a hundred years ago and you can ask...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ddt85748
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Just across the 2nd Street intersection from the Marriott University Park hotel this museum occupies a white-front building and is managed by the Arizona Historical Society. It is open six days a week. Closed Sunday. Admission is adults $10; seniors $8; youths $4. It has...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Delightful museum. Helpful friendly staff. Good size and doesn’t wear you out. Loved the exhibit with ox cart to autos...definitely worth visiting !

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Dundee926
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This museum is chock-a-block with artifacts from the state's, and especially Tucson's, past. It's well laid out and flows logically from room to room. We especially enjoyed the Geranimo exhibit, the copper mine reproduction, and photos and info about the early natives and immigrants. We...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank CBW47
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Spent about two hours learning about Tucson and the growth of the city starting from the colonial times. Lots of displays of various modes of transportation takes you through the transition of this city to modern times. Tucson, so rich with history is sharing information...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Britt B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We needed a rainy-day activity and this museum was the choice we made - it was a good one. One in our party needed a wheelchair and there was one available (not sure how many ARE available though). It was easy to mover her through...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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