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Arizona History Museum

University of Arizona District

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

Phone: (520) 628-5774


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.

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  • #43 of 289 things to do in Tucson
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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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Me and my wife

It reminded me of how the renaissance represented changes in expressions of human thought through art.

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Increase Your Knowledge of Southern Arizona

Great museum to visit and gain knowledge of Arizona, Tucson, Southern Arizona and important industries and events, plus the development of the state. Nice courtyard. Parking Validation. Note that...

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Children Welcomed
  • Free Parking
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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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