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Eureka Springs Historical Museum

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great Historical View of Eureka Springs

The museum does a very good job of telling the story of Eureka Springs and its history, starting... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
Paul S
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Malvern, Pennsylvania
A educational quick stop

We stopped here before our scheduled zip line tour and enjoyed a quick lesson in the history of the... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Katie I
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Iowa City, Iowa
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The Eureka Springs Historical Museum is located in the heart of the historic district at 95 S. Main in Calif House, built in 1889. Its mission is to collect, preserve and exhibit the documents, photographs, and artifacts pertaining to the history of...more
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95 S Main St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-3600
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

The museum does a very good job of telling the story of Eureka Springs and its history, starting with the Native American populations (the Osage in particular), then moving on to the "re-discovery" of the basin spring and the development of the town. Very enjoyable!

Thank Paul S
Reviewed July 22, 2018

We stopped here before our scheduled zip line tour and enjoyed a quick lesson in the history of the area.

Thank Katie I
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful and quick overview of the history of the area. Some very interesting facts about the locals.

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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I recently visited the eureka Springs museum in downtown eureka Springs. It was full of interesting items relating to the ties between the town and the famous springs which drew so many people to that area. They had war memorabilia dating back...More

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Reviewed June 25, 2018

Stopped in to kill some time. Ended up learning a lot about what make this town what it is and what it has been. Worth the $5.00 price tag.

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

For only a $5.00 admission fee you can learn a great deal about Eureka Springs. The manager of the museum is polite and knowledgeable and we had a nice visit. I also bought a book about the Crescent Hotel with ghost stories. It was a...More

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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Only $5 for entry. A collection of interesting local items. My favorite was a hands on vintage stereoscope with local 3D postcards. Walls had wordy information plaques in a rather small font. I enjoyed upstairs most of all, but it is a steep staircase only...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed September 8, 2017

interesting history and artifacts of the area in and around eureka springs area, enjoy the story about the texas girl that came here to college and won national championships

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Reviewed August 26, 2017

This is a nice museum just a short walk from the downtown transit center. It is a self directed museum with lots of interesting artifacts. In fact as you read one of the boards in the downstairs area you will see where I got the...More

Thank Minetta S
Reviewed July 31, 2017

the staff gave me a map and some tips to enjoy Eureka Springs' finest...i looked at some of the history stuff, and it was packed with interesting information.

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