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Address: 415 West Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ 86301
Phone Number: 520-445-3122
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Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Description: A museum that displays the lives and cultures of early settlers and the...
A museum that displays the lives and cultures of early settlers and the Native Americans who lived here before them.
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This museum is full of Prescott area history.Each building is original with knowlegible guides.The museum has everything from its unlawful past to the original Governer's mansion... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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oldsmar,fl
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

This museum is full of Prescott area history.Each building is original with knowlegible guides.The museum has everything from its unlawful past to the original Governer's mansion to mammoth bones!

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Prescott, Arizona
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123 reviews 123 reviews
20 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Visited the Museum and its 3-acre campus for the first time in several years. Many new exhibits as well as the very well maintained permanent ones. The current special exhibit on Law and Order in Yavapai County was very well done. Grounds are very well maintained and a good place to relax and enjoy a nice day. For out-of-town visitors,... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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228 reviews 228 reviews
95 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I wasn't prepared for how large this place was! It encompasses many buildings - each with it's own story, aritifacts and history. There are lots of interesting people to answer questions and tell you about the buildings and people who lived there. For $7 it was worth several hours of entertainment!

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Goodyear, Arizona
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61 reviews 61 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I enjoyed touring the Sharlot Hall Museum. There is a campus of roughly a dozen buildings / exhibits featuring the "old-time" Prescott area, including the former Governor's Mansion. It is a fairly quick stop if you want a little culture in a couple of hours or so. It is definitely not an all-day thing, but there are plenty of things... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

After you enjoy the museum and shop, take a time-out in the rose garden. The volunteers and staff are great and will answer your questions.

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We became members of Sharlot Hall Museum last year. We go to most of their events and the last one was the Lincoln tribute. Outstanding. They also have a Native American festival during the summer and you don't want to miss. All in all, Sharlot Hall has a lot of history behind it and is well worth the trip.

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Indiana
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

You should not skip a visit to this museum. You will learn a lot about the local history, about the settlers and native Americans and their struggles here. I was very impressed with the museum and the displays. Also, there is a nice gift shop located inside one of the historic buildings.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
31 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This is not what you might think. It's a complex of several log cabins and other buildings that preserves early Arizona history. Sharlot Hall is the lady responsible for getting this started once she realized that so much history was being tossed as Arizona was beginning to modernize. Not only will you see the first "Governor's Mansion" (a log cabin),... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We spent a rainy afternoon here and really enjoyed it. Learned a lot and had fun. The history was interesting and I enjoyed the different architecture styles.

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El Paso
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25 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We sort of stumbled upon this museum at 415 Gurley Street in Prescott, AZ, while visiting Whiskey Row. The history you will discover inside is remarkable. The volunteers that serve as your guides are pleasant and well versed. It is a good way to spend several hours; however be careful about the two hour parking limits all over town.

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