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Arizona Capitol Museum

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Neighborhood: Central City
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Address: 1700 W Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85007-2812
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+1 602-926-3620
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Celebrating Arizona's vibrant cultural heritage through history! Housed in...

Celebrating Arizona's vibrant cultural heritage through history! Housed in the restored Capitol Building, this museum presents programs and exhibits about the government of the Arizona Territory and the early days of statehood. Always FREE Admission Open: Monday through Friday 9am - 4pm

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Interesting place.

A good bit of AZ history can be seen here, including the silver service and other artifacts from the USS Arizona.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A good bit of AZ history can be seen here, including the silver service and other artifacts from the USS Arizona.

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Thank artholt494
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I learned a great deal by going through this museum. You can tell a great deal of thought and purpose went into putting everything together! I was very impressed with everything there.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice free museum with all sorts of history. Nice that the repurposed the Capitol building for this.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love visiting this area! Every direction you look there is a reminder of a small part of this country and state's history! My husband and I lose track of time when there!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the Arizona Stare Capitol. The entire building is now a museum. There is a great timeline which shows Arizona history from Territory to Statehood & links it with other state admissions & US historical events. You should go visit if you're a history or architecture lover.

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Arizona Capital complex, including the nearby park, is a wonderful place to visit. There are many artifacts from the history of the Arizona Territory through the U.S.S. Arizona memorabilia. This is a must visit attraction.

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Salina, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

I am so glad we stopped by to see the Capitol and the grounds. Many moving tributes and memorials to service men, women, and K9's that have made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Great place to visit while in Phoenix. Tells you a lot about Arizona history. Would recommend seeing while in the area.

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AZCM, Manager at Arizona Capitol Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Arizona Capitol Museum and for your feedback! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Even if I was raised in Phoenix since the 1950's I am amazed by parts of history I didn't know that I discovered when I visited this site. Free or by donation. Don't forget to visit the grounds outside too. It's a big part of it.

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AZCM, Manager at Arizona Capitol Museum, responded to this review

Mike, We are glad you were able to learn more about Arizona history here at the museum. Thank you for your review and hope to see you back soon!. More 

San Diego, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

School age kids must go, interesting exhibits from the USS Arizona that went down in WWII at Pearl Harbor. Some pictures from the Merci Train that came back from France after the US had sent supplies to relief the hunger after WWII. Reminder of how native americans supported the war effort dramatically with the now famous Navajo Code talkers.

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Eduardo, We are glad you enjoyed your visit to the Arizona Capitol Museum. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. More 

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