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Arizona History Museum

Located in: University of Arizona District


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

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The Arizona History Museum focuses on Southern Arizona history from Spanish Colonial through Territorial eras. Exhibits include a replica mine, a hands-on 1870s Tucson exhibit, a transportation gallery and more. Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Fri. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The research library and archives are open Tues.-Fri. 9 p.m.-4 p.m.

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  • #53 of 306 things to do in Tucson
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Great Museum and Research Library

This is one of several Arizona Historical Society Museums in the state. This one focuses on southern Arizona’s mining, transportation, ranching and other topics. The recreated mine and mill are...

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A mixed bag

Some of the information is very interesting and shows appropriate depth. The hands-on displays for kids would benefit from more depth and more thought provoking questions. Over all, although there...

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Interesting little museum

Nicely laid out small historical museum. Has some very historical pieces (Geronimo's rifle, Santa Anna's uniform, etc.). Nice way to spend a few hours in Tucson.

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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