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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...more
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Very interesting to walk around the original Capitol Building in Phoenix and learn about the history of the region. Adjacent to the building used by the Arizona legislature so it was convenient to go see them in session for a taste of current events too
The museum is housed in a beautiful old building downtown. It has several exhibits on different floors which provide a good historical perspective on the state of Arizona and it's evolution. The museum is free and well worth a visit. We really enjoyed the "Tree"...More
Great museum with several exhibits. If you go during the school season expect to have numerous school groups touring the facility as well. Great place to learn about Arizona history and fun facts about Arizona. Great U.S.S. Arizona exhibit. Lots to read and learn at...More
Do not get the griping in previous postings
Free parking is a block away
Entrance to the museum itself is likewise free
There are interesting exhibits on 2 Japanese internment camps that were located in Arizona during WW 2- a tragic story
Likewise, many artifacts...More
Researched on Trip Advisor so, as I was staying in Sedona, and was going into Phoenix to visit family, I decided to check out this museum. I will say I was pleasantly surprised. It's about 4, 5 floors and covers pretty much all of Arizona...More
We went thru the building which also has a memorial museum of the Japanese internment. It was sad to see, be we learned more about their sad, harsh life. It's a beautiful building.
There is a park nearby which has the USS Arizona and the...More
I make a point to visit state capitols so I've seen quite a few and am always surprised when the building that is supposed to represent the state is so uninteresting. The Arizona state capitol could be a decent looking library - but not a...More
Was a chaperone on my daughter's school field trip, and learned and saw tons of incredible pieces of Arizona history which we never would have learned without attending. The vault and museum, and the tour guides are incredible. Highly recommended!
I do not know about the availability of wheelchairs, but I do know that it is accessible. My wife uses a walker and did not have any problem. We did a self guided tour without having advance reservations. Perhaps the museum... More
I do not know about the availability of wheelchairs, but I do know that it is accessible. My wife uses a walker and did not have any problem. We did a self guided tour without having advance reservations. Perhaps the museum also offers guided tours that do require advance reservations.