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Historic Arkansas Museum

Closed Now: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Be sure to see the restored buildings

The museum has interesting parts with some unusual elements. But the original effort many years... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tom C
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Hidden Jewel

Admission was $8 total for four visitors. That included a guided tour of a number of old buildings... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 6 days ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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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
Reviewed June 5, 2018

We stopped in and were delighted at the displays. The knives were beautiful and they had many. Lots to see. Also the building is art all on its own. It's free to visit the 2floors of the gallery. There is a small charge to see...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Penny F
Reviewed April 16, 2018

This museum has several preserved buildings as a "village". The docent did an excellent job intreperting the site, and the museum had a great exhibit about native americans.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Gregory W
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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.