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Arizona History Museum

University of Arizona District

949 E. 2nd St.
Tucson, AZ 85719
United States

Phone: (520) 628-5774

Description

The Arizona History Museum is located near the center of the Tucson Metro area. The museum houses the stories and artifacts of Arizona personalities such as Geronimo and Wyatt Earp, as well as Emperor and Empress Maximilian and Carlota of Mexico. Family-oriented exhibits include a mining tunnel and a hands-on re-creation of 1870s’ Tucson. The museum hosts special lectures and annual events. Home to the Arizona Historical Society library, archives, and artifact collections, it is a destination for researchers of Arizona History.

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The Research Library is open Tuesday-Friday from 10am-4pm.

  • TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
    Based on 96 reviews
  • #44 of 294 things to do in Tucson
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Old-fashioned, tired and dusty

We were disappointed in this museum. With one or two exceptions, the displays are old-fashioned and are great examples of why museums in general aren't the attractions that they once were...

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Museums usually bore me but not this one

My husband usually has to drag me to history museums. I felt bored even walking to this museum and I had misery in mind. Surprise...I loved it!! The employees were super friendly and helpful. They...

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A plethora of interesting artifacts!

True to the title, this museum provides an excellent overview of Southern Arizona history, with an emphasis on the John Slaughter ranch and Geronimo. Excellent dioramas and exhibits showing how...

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Amenities

  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • On-site Parking
  • Children Welcomed
  • Free Parking
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  • Yard/Patio

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Meeting Facilities

  • Number of Meeting Rooms 6
  • Total Meeting Space 8449
  • Largest Meeting Room 2592
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  • Banquet Capacity: 185
  • Reception Capacity: 250
  • Theatre Capacity: 200
  • Classroom Capacity: 80

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