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Historic House Museums in Arizona

We try to keep this list of historic house museums for Arizona current, but it is best to check directly with the museums for their hours and other information. If you know of a historic house museum in Arizona that should be listed here, please use our submission form to let us know about it.

Bisbee

Muheim Heritage House Museum

Muheim Heritage House Museum

207 Youngblood Hill
Bisbee, AZ  85603
Phone: (520) 432-7698

Year Built: 1898
Admission Price: $4
Hours: 10am-4pm, Fri-Tue

The Muheim Heritage House Museum, a Registered National Historic site, was built by Joseph and Carmelita Muheim beginning in 1898. The first four rooms were completed in 1900. As the family grew, six more rooms were added. The house was completed in 1915. Located at 207 Youngblood Hill, the home is an example of late 19th-century architecture and has been restored to its earlier elegance.

Ganado

Hubbell Trading Post

Hubbell Trading Post

1/2 Mile W. Hwy. 191 on Hwy. 2
Ganado, AZ  86505
Phone: () -

Year Built:
Admission Price: $2
Hours: See their website

Feel the old wooden floor give slightly and squeak beneath your feet as you enter the oldest, continuously operating trading post on the Navajo Nation. As your eyes adjust to the dim lighting of the "bullpen" you might catch the trader negotiating a deal with a Native American artist for their art. You will experience history first hand at Hubbell Trading Post NHS.

Jerome

Jerome State Historic Park

Jerome State Historic Park

PO Box D
Jerome, AZ  86331
Phone: (928) 634-5381

Year Built:
Admission Price: See their website
Hours: See their website

This historic house museum is devoted to the history of the Jerome area, mining, and the Douglas family. The museum features exhibits with historic photographs, artifacts, and minerals in addition to a video presentation and a 3-D model of the town with its underground mines. The Douglas library and upstairs bathroom are furnished as period rooms. An outside exhibit area surrounding the mansion includes mining equipment and interpretive panels. The adjacent “Carriage house” contains a buggy owned by the Douglas’s and “Smokey Joe” a 1929 Ford Model A truck from Jerome.

Phoenix

Rosson House Museum

Rosson House Museum

113 N 6th Street
Phoenix, AZ  85004
Phone: (602) 262-5070

Year Built: 1895
Admission Price: See their website
Hours: see their website

Historic Heritage Square located inside Heritage & Science Park, is comprised of several beautifully restored turn of the 20th century homes (including the 1895 Rosson House) and buildings located on what was part of the original Phoenix townsite during the late 1800s. Today, the park itself is part of Phoenix’s downtown Copper Square.

Prescott

Sharlot Hall Museum

Sharlot Hall Museum

415 W. Gurley St
Prescott, AZ  86301
Phone: (928) 445-3122

Year Built: 1936
Admission Price: Adults $5, Children free
Hours: See their website

Sharlot Hall Museum is named after its founder, Sharlot Mabridth Hall (1870-1943), who became well known as a poet, activist, politician, and Arizona’s first territorial historian. Sharlot Hall was one of the West’s most remarkable women. As early as 1907, Ms. Hall saw the need to save Arizona's history and planned to develop a museum. She began to collect both Native American and pioneer material. In 1927, she began restoring the first Territorial Governor’s residence and offices and moved her extensive collection of artifacts and documents opening it as a museum in 1928

Scottsdale

Taliesin West

Taliesin West

12621 North Frank Lloyd Wright
Scottsdale, AZ  85259
Phone: (480) 860-2700

Year Built: 1937
Admission Price: See their website
Hours: See their website

Frank Lloyd Wright began building this desert masterpiece in 1937 as his personal winter home, studio, and architectural campus. Located on the beautiful Sonoran desert in the foothills of the McDowell Mountains in northeast Scottsdale, the site offers a broad range of guided public tours. Visitors experience firsthand Wright’s brilliant ability to integrate indoor and outdoor spaces.

Tucson

Sosa-Carrillo-Fremont House Museum

Sosa-Carrillo-Fremont House Museum

151 S. Granada Avenue
Tucson, AZ  86701
Phone: (520) 628-5774

Year Built: 1870
Admission Price: Contact Museum
Hours: Contact Museum

The historic adobe Sosa-Carrillo-Fremont House was built in the 1870s.

Yuma

Sanguinetti House Museum

Sanguinetti House Museum

240 S. Madison Avenue
Yuma, AZ  85364
Phone: (928) 782-1841

Year Built: 1870
Admission Price: Adults $3, Seniors and Children 12-18 $2
Hours: 10am-4pm, Tue-Sat

The Sanguinetti House Museum, located in an 1870s adobe home, focuses on the history of the Lower Colorado River from the 1540s to the present.

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