Arizona Historical Society – Arizona History Museum
Located in: University of Arizona District
628-5774, 949 E. 2nd St., central Tucson. Adults $8. Ages 65+ $6. Adult student $5. Ages 7-17 $4. Ages 6 and younger free with family. AHS Members and Veterans are free. Two-for-one admission the first Tuesday of each month. There is no admission fee for the Research Library. Mon.–Sat. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Allow 2 hours.Arizona’s oldest historical museum. Displays and artifacts follow our history from Spanish conquistadors to statehood. The permanent exhibits include period rooms, a life-size copper mining tunnel, and transportation hall.
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Wonderful small museum
This museum is chock-a-block with artifacts from the state's, and especially Tucson's, past. It's well laid out and flows logically from room to room. We especially enjoyed the Geranimo exhibit...
A Great History Lesson
Spent about two hours learning about Tucson and the growth of the city starting from the colonial times. Lots of displays of various modes of transportation takes you through the transition of this...
We needed a rainy-day activity and this museum was the choice we made - it was a good one. One in our party needed a wheelchair and there was one available (not sure how many ARE available though...
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
- Wheelchair Accessible
- On-site Parking
- Children Welcomed
- Free Parking
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- Meeting Rooms/Space
- Total Meeting Space 3168
- Banquet Capacity 200