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The Rosson House Museum

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A step back in time...

What in interesting history! We had a wonderful guide who had so much information! The house has... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Phoenix, Arizona
Excellent tour - takes you back in time

Really interesting tour giving insight into life in heritage square. Really knowledgeable tour... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Claire D
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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The Rosson House Museum is a fully-restored 1895 Queen Anne Victorian house museum which interprets the history of Phoenix. Tours of the house include all living areas and offer visitors a glimpse into the lifestyles of early Phoenix families...more
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139 N 6th St, Heritage Square, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2328
+1 602-262-5070
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What in interesting history! We had a wonderful guide who had so much information! The house has been taken back to the original condition when built. The history of the house very interesting and informative. It’s a peek back in time and a chance to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Really interesting tour giving insight into life in heritage square. Really knowledgeable tour guide Eric. First thing I’ve done since coming to Phoenix and really set the scene for it’s more modern history. Good value for money.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Claire D
Reviewed October 28, 2018

I haven't been recently to The Rosson House (it was several years ago, actually) but I believe it will be interesting to anyone who enjoys Victorian architecture. The interior is beautifully restored. I enjoyed learning about what was discovered during the restoration...the original wallpaper was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DeeR34
Reviewed October 19, 2018

My wife and I had a couple of hours to kill and visited the Rosson House Museum. There is a one-hour guided tour that includes the history of the house and Phoenix itself. We enjoyed it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CAK45
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Enjoyed seeing what it used to be like living in Phoenix. Wasn't very crowded and we were able to see all the rooms up close. Had a good tour guide that provided ample explanations of what we were looking at, along with some amusing stories...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

This is one of the last old houses left in Phoenix. Built in 1895, it is wonderfully restored. My wife once worked here as a docent and she found the history of the house fascinating. The docents work hard to give you a great tour....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Apparently the hours for this location are funky, but if you can make the tour when it’s open, it’s a great visit! We had a lovely visit and learned a lot from the tour guide about the city. Of course, being from VA, this house...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karalatt
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

The docents did a great job of explaining the historical significance of this home and how it was brought back from its sad state of disrepair. As one of the few remaining original structures in Phoenix, it's a great short side trip if you have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank biz_travlr007
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

We had read about the only preserved city block and house in Phoenix so were keen to visit. So pleased the city preserved this area and so important. Very friendly staff and reasonably priced tour to visit Rosson House. Our tour guide Kevin was excellent...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Camda
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Went to see a historical site at a beautifully renovated house! A must for anyone wanting to understand Pre-20th Century living in Phoenix it is a window to another time. Tour is informative and tour guide well versed!

Date of experience: September 2018
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February 7, 2018|
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Response from jonathanbM9969TQ | Reviewed this property |
They validate for one of the local structures. It was a few dollars, though I don’t remember the exact amount.
January 11, 2017|
Response from Heritage S | Property representative |
Dear llmarson, Thank you for your question. The Rosson House Museum does have handicap access to the first floor. There is a lift available on the exterior of the House. If you are not able to negotiate the stairs to the... More
February 19, 2015|
Response from Heritage S | Property representative |
Hello, The Rosson House Museum is open Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm and Sunday 12:00 pm-4:00 pm. Tours start on the hour, last approximately 1 hour and the last tour starts at 3:00 pm each day. Admission fees... More