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Arizona Historical Society -- Arizona History Museum

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Well worth a look

I was keen to see this museum, it was really interesting full of Native American art and crafts... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2019
jill f
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Angus, United Kingdom
History is Relative

We visited this museum and generally enjoyed its exhibits. Some of the displays were confusing as... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2019
Dave48838
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Greenville, Michigan
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The Arizona History Museum's focus is southern Arizona history from Spanish colonial through territorial eras. Exhibit topics include mining and transportation. The Arizona's Treasures exhibit features Geronimo's rifle, 18th-century Spanish silver...more
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Reviewed March 12, 2019

I was keen to see this museum, it was really interesting full of Native American art and crafts, it’s a lovely space to walk around light and airy. The staff where most helpful.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 1, 2019

We visited this museum and generally enjoyed its exhibits. Some of the displays were confusing as I did not know why certain families or ranches earned a place in the museum. Were they the best samples of the period?? Upstairs (I did not see an...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed our recent visit. A positive and informative docent offered us a tour throughout the museum and then we were able to revisit spots of interest. The displays regarding the Slaughter Ranch, Geronimo, modes of transportation, and the history of mining...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

Interesting exhibits, especially if you already have a little knowledge of AZ’s past. Having checked out John Slaughter at his ranch and in Tombstone, I found the Slaughter display especially informative. The rest of the museum is a little tired, but worth a visit. It...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

A great museum. Nicely laid out with many original articles from the past. I enjoyed learning about the sheriff and Geronimo The gift shop had some unique items.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 4, 2019

Lived in Tucson for years, never knew as much of the history of the area as I learned in just one visit to this museum.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

Easy to discover Tucson’s/Arizona’s History. Lots of visual aids and audio presentations. The only glaring near omission was the Native American contribution.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

It is always fun to go into the Historical Society and even though much of what is on display is just a fraction of what they have and/or know about, you can learn what Tucson was like a hundred years ago and you can ask...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

Just across the 2nd Street intersection from the Marriott University Park hotel this museum occupies a white-front building and is managed by the Arizona Historical Society. It is open six days a week. Closed Sunday. Admission is adults $10; seniors $8; youths $4. It has...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Delightful museum. Helpful friendly staff. Good size and doesn’t wear you out. Loved the exhibit with ox cart to autos...definitely worth visiting !

Date of experience: May 2018
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