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Historic Arkansas Museum

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Nice old museum

My husband and I visited the museum in the hopes of seeing the old gun display; however, there was... read more

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Ennis, Texas
Quiet Place To Reflect

I was able to get to the museum before it closed at 4:00. It is a lovely piece of history nestled... read more

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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Recalling Arkansas' frontier days with restored pre-Civil War houses plus a museum center featuring full-scale galleries, interactive exhibits and more.
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200 E 3rd St, Little Rock, AR 72201-1608
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Reviewed today

My husband and I visited the museum in the hopes of seeing the old gun display; however, there was another exhibit showing. We toured the museum, and then paid for a guide to show us the grounds which included a frontier home, shop, slave quarters,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was able to get to the museum before it closed at 4:00. It is a lovely piece of history nestled in the downtown area. The staff was very friendly and answered any questions I had. The children’s wing was under renovation so I was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 14, 2019

The museum has interesting parts with some unusual elements. But the original effort many years ago to preserve the properties deserves the credit for enabling this great site -- right in the middle of the city. And the result is wonderful if you are into...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tomc947
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

Admission was $8 total for four visitors. That included a guided tour of a number of old buildings, with an exceptional tour guide. At one of the stops, a costumed Mr. McVicar described how he went to California to look for gold in 1850 and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank davidtI6638MZ
Reviewed December 9, 2018

We stopped by and were given VIP treatment. We took a tour of the old houses and pub that included actors to present the information. We got to see a Bowie knife and a lot of the history of the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank copticfox35
Reviewed October 14, 2018

This museum has the best American Indian exhibit I have seen. The other art is interesting but a small collection. Unfortunately, we did not get to tour the buildings.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cppptravel11125
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Learn early Arkansas Territory history by touring this collection of historic building from the earliest settlement of Little Rock. As you go from one to another it is liking you are living in a different earlier time. The main museum building has some great collections...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Traveling4452
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Very nice museum to visit. Had great displays. Small fee to visit the cabins. We were there on 4th of July and had great family activities.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank meichellearnp
Reviewed July 23, 2018

It's a place unlike you've been to in a long time. History is brought to life no matter your age. Children have activities, adults have treasures to behold, and the whole family has incredible sights to see!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank CoyoteJake
Reviewed June 10, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly. We actually learned alot about life back in the mid 1800s from talking to the interpreters.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank travelagentchristy
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Response from Kadee2 | Reviewed this property |
Admission to the museum's Historic Grounds is: $2.50 for adults, $1 for children under 18, $1.50 for age 65+ They do have special events with special admissions some are even free.