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Sharlot Hall Museum

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Address: 415 W Gurley St, Prescott, AZ 86301-3691
Phone Number: 520-445-3122
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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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Great Look at Arizona History

Many people don't realize that Prescott was the first capital of the Arizona Territory. The original Governor's cabin is on the grounds of the Museum, and the displays inside are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Many people don't realize that Prescott was the first capital of the Arizona Territory. The original Governor's cabin is on the grounds of the Museum, and the displays inside are well done and reveal so much about the history of the historic town and the state.Sharlot Hall Museum also hosts special events and exhibits which are well worth looking for.

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum is really two museums in one. First there is the beautiful hall of central Arizona history, which also includes a very interesting and moving exhibit about the Medal of Honor. The second part of the museum is like a pioneer village sort of fair, with several historic buildings from the Prescott area relocated to the museum grounds. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit Sharlott hall and visit the old West, and a strong female character, Ms. Sharlott Hall. A very pleasant way to spend 1/2 day, and its a short walk from the square and all of the restaurants.

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Puyallup, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A self-sustaining private museum started in the early 20th Century by Sharlot Hall, a delegate to the Convention that made Arizona a state. Sharlot Mabridth Hall (October 27, 1870 – April 9, 1943) was an American journalist, poet and historian. She was the first woman to hold an office in the Arizona Territorial government and her personal collection of photographs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the better smaller museums I have been to. I spent nearly two hours here checking out all the exhibits and the local history. If your in the area this is a great stop and shouldn't be missed.

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for visitors interactive exhibits, and gardens. the governor home and pioneer homes are great history features and the gardens are seasonal. The entry fee is pricey.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is probable one of the best museums ever. A wonderful collection of Arizona history The Medal of Honor room is must impressive, tears for sure!

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Bakersfield, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four educated adults (four master's degrees and a PhD among us) spent three hours and did not feel at all that we stayed too long. There's plenty to see, with displays that are laid out well and with friendly, helpful docents. The museum has taken some (but not enough) steps to recognize the genocide of indigenous peoples, but as a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Sharlot Hall Museum was our first stop in Prescott. The museum is located just two blocks off of Whiskey Row (Montezuma St). Free parking is available on the street (W Gurley St) or in the large lot behind the property (W Gurley and Summit Ave).) If you're planning to visit the historic courthouse square before or after, the public... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My 6 year old son and I spent 2 hours here today. He was especially intrigued by the school house and what it was like for kids to go to school back in the 1800s. We loved the Governors Mansion. Very beautiful place.

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