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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 87 reviews
  • #46 of 275 things to do in Tucson
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Underwhelming

I was hoping for more at this museum. The mining exhibit was unusual in giving you a sense of being in a mine. I thought descriptions of early border ranch life were the most interesting. State...

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Interesting and boring

How can a pace that shows the early history of Arizona be interesting and boring. Easy. Have interesting exhibits about life in Arizona BUT present them like you're reading a history book. There...

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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, it’s a lovely space to walk around light and airy. The staff where most helpful.

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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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