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“Good Museum” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Old State House Museum

Old State House Museum
300 West Markham, Little Rock, AR 72201
501 324 9685
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Ranked #12 of 43 Attractions in Little Rock
Type: Government Buildings, Historic Sites, History Museums, Cultural
Activities: Leisure education
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Owner description: Built in 1836, this was the state's first capital building.
New Jersey
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“Good Museum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We stopped in because we were staying next door. This is a nice little museum and has lots of things to see. There was also a kids room with trains and toys for the young ones. My favorite display was the room with dresses from entertainers and politicians. Everyone was friendly and you couldn't beat the price of free admission. It should be a must see on everyone's list in Little Rock.

Visited May 2013
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Pangburn
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“Old State House”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Very interesting and educational. They took my daughters class on a field trip and I got to tag along. The kids really enjoyed it and parents as well,

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“Landmark of the South”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

The elegance is matched only by the charm. A must see for those truly interested in the Old South -- Good and Bad. The staff are eager to answer questions and point the way to a few hours in the past for all who visit.

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Dundee, Scotland
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“Interesting visit.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

We visited here as part of our road trip, we had earmarked a few areas of interest to visit in Little Rock and this was on our list, we found our visit interesting and informative, the staff were very helpful and friendly.
There is a lot to see, though a few areas were not open on our visit.
Certainly worth spending an hour to have a walk through, especially as there is no admission, suggested donations around 4 dollars each, but is not compulsory.

Visited May 2013
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Salem, Oregon
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“Arkansas History and governor wives' gowns (including Hilary's)”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

This is a beautiful old building that has been repurposed to display Arkansas State political history , antiques (like a skirt lifter from 1835) and memorabilia from previous Governors and their wives, including Bill Clinton. There is a very interesting exhibit of past governors wife's gowns from the inauguration balls, including Hilary's. There are also several rooms set up with period furniture which is very well done. Well worth a visit.

Visited April 2013
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