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Arizona Capitol Museum

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Neighbourhood: Central City
As featured in Museum Guide for Phoenix
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Address: 1700 W Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85007-2812
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+1 602-926-3620
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09:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:00
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Celebrating Arizona's vibrant cultural heritage through history! Housed in...

Celebrating Arizona's vibrant cultural heritage through history! Housed in the restored Capitol Building, this museum presents programs and exhibits about the government of the Arizona Territory and the early days of statehood. Always FREE Admission Open: Monday through Friday 9am - 4pm

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Very interesting for kids and parents

This is a fascinating place to visit even if you aren't an AZ native. There are so many original items to see. The first thing that caught my eye were the old fashioned tile... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Pensacola, Florida
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Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a fascinating place to visit even if you aren't an AZ native. There are so many original items to see. The first thing that caught my eye were the old fashioned tile floors that had such a shine that you could see your reflection. The park in front of the building is beautifully landscaped and is also full... More 

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Georgetown, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Arizona State Capital Museum is basically the former historic Capital building that has been converted into a Museum. The new buildings are now next door. The museum has become the repository of well prepared self guided tour information for those who are interested in the development of Arizona as a state. A map of the floors is available when... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good bit of AZ history can be seen here, including the silver service and other artifacts from the USS Arizona.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I learned a great deal by going through this museum. You can tell a great deal of thought and purpose went into putting everything together! I was very impressed with everything there.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Very nice free museum with all sorts of history. Nice that the repurposed the Capitol building for this.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Love visiting this area! Every direction you look there is a reminder of a small part of this country and state's history! My husband and I lose track of time when there!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the Arizona Stare Capitol. The entire building is now a museum. There is a great timeline which shows Arizona history from Territory to Statehood & links it with other state admissions & US historical events. You should go visit if you're a history or architecture lover.

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

The Arizona Capital complex, including the nearby park, is a wonderful place to visit. There are many artifacts from the history of the Arizona Territory through the U.S.S. Arizona memorabilia. This is a must visit attraction.

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Salina, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

I am so glad we stopped by to see the Capitol and the grounds. Many moving tributes and memorials to service men, women, and K9's that have made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great place to visit while in Phoenix. Tells you a lot about Arizona history. Would recommend seeing while in the area.

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