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The Rosson House Museum

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Address: 139 N 6th St, Heritage Square, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2328
Phone Number:
+1 602-262-5070
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10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The Rosson House Museum is a fully-restored 1895 Queen Anne Victorian house...

The Rosson House Museum is a fully-restored 1895 Queen Anne Victorian house museum which interprets the history of Phoenix. Tours of the house include all living areas and offer visitors a glimpse into the lifestyles of early Phoenix families. Admission to the Rosson House Museum is by guided tour only.

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Nice Phoenix Historical Home Tour

We had low expectations since we got a Groupon for two people for only ten dollars! It was a very interesting tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and made it fun. We went in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 December 2016
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Buckeye, Arizona
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Buckeye, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We had low expectations since we got a Groupon for two people for only ten dollars! It was a very interesting tour. The guide was very knowledgeable and made it fun. We went in late June and it was a tad warm, but we still really enjoyed this historical landmark.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

We attended the holiday tea and tour and had a wonderful time. I went with my mother and a friend and were pleasantly surprised by how fun the afternoon was. I previously had no idea Heritage Square (the collection of older buildings) existed. The tea was served in beautiful china with scones and tea sandwiches. Afterwards, the tour of Rosson... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

For persons who enjoy history as much as I do, this is a must see. This old 2800 Square foot showcase home was built in 1895 when Phoenix was home to about 4000 people. The detailed wood floor designs, elegant woodwork, metal ceiling tiles, first indoor bathroom with toilet and tub, and rooms restored with period furniture really demonstrate early... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

A 45 minute guided tour constitutes your visit to Rosson House, a carefully restored home of 1895. Beautiful wood, gorgeous wall paper, ornate finishings, "modern" conveniences: it's enlightening to glimpse upper middle class living of the 19th century. For some, not such a wild West after all! Our guide balanced stories about the particulars of the house, its early occupants,... More 

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Hurricane, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The Rosson House is located in beautiful Heritage square. Tours are only nine bucks or less (the offer several discounts), and the people who run the tours are very trusting. We showed up right when a tour was starting, and they gave us the option of joining the tour that had just started or waiting until the next one. When... More 

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Victoria Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

My wife and I enjoyed this house and surrounding area very much. Be warned that the house is closed on Monday and only open to school tours on Tuesday. We went on Tuesday and had to go back on Wednesday, and am glad we did. We got very lucky and had a personal tour of the hose. The fellow who... More 

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Corpus Christi, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Took the tour and learned much about the home's owners and the history of a Phoenix. The restoration effort has been well done. Quality workmanship both in the original construction and the restoration. A good visit when in Phoenix.

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Great tour and tour guide. Be sure to check out the tour times as they may vary per demand. There seems to be a regular 11:00 tour. The guides are very well informed and a lot of interest and bhistorical background to the City, location and preserved and restored city block.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

A very well-run historical house tour with informative docents. The entire Heritage Square complex was a delight to explore.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Our tour guide was very nice and very informative and the house was amazing and I would definitely recommend visiting!

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