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Fort Tuthill Military Museum

2446 Fort Tuthill Loop, Exit 337/ I-17, Flagstaff, AZ 86005-8846
+1 928-226-0965
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Productive Day

Great collection of military items, photos, and vignettes. Could easily spend a couple hours there... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Nate_R_29
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Arizona Military History

This was truly a great opportunity to discover some of the amazing points of Arizona military... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
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A Military History Museum in Northern Arizona located within the historic Ft. Tuthill county park. Our exhibits trace the history of the 158th Infantry Regiment from it's organization in 1865 as the 1st Regiment Arizona Volunteers to present day Afghanistan deployment of 1st Battalion 158th Infantry. Features include military artifacts from 1865, historic Ft. Tuthill, the 158th Infantry Regiment, "Bushmasters " story and Arizona's National Guard.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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2446 Fort Tuthill Loop, Exit 337/ I-17, Flagstaff, AZ 86005-8846
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great collection of military items, photos, and vignettes. Could easily spend a couple hours there. Well worth a visit with the family. The museum is in close proximity to the mountain bike trailhead so you can easily knock out a productive day of mountain biking...More

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Marilyn H, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Tuthill Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us. We regret to say that we will be closing for the winter season the 14th of October, but please come back and visit with us after our re-opening, May 19 2018...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This was truly a great opportunity to discover some of the amazing points of Arizona military history. The knowledge and passion of the volunteers is awesome. Some my discoveries were how Arizona had "Navy", and how the Bushmaster used code talkers during WWII. I will...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

It was very well laid out with a logical sequence of items and history. It was very helpful to know my heritage as part of the 1/158th.

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

I am a member of the 1-158th IN here in AZ. A group of us recently went to visit the museum to see all the changes and learn more about our unit history. It was extremely well done and very detailed. The grounds have been...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

A fascinating history of the Bushmasters and the Arizona Army National Guard. My group came to the museum and received a warm welcome from the friendly and knowledgeable staff. It was obvious this was a passion project for those involved. Very well done!

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

This is a truly fascinating collection of articles, pictures and artifacts describing the long and proud history of the First Battalion, 158th Infantry Regiment, from the Indian and Civil Wars right up through Afghanistan. The restored military compound and museum contents alone are enough to...More

Thank Wayne L
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Marilyn H, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Tuthill Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your comments and experience. You all were fun visitors as you seemed to really enjoy spending time in history related to the 158th Infantry Regiment and Arizona military history in general.

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

Really enjoyed the tour of this military museum. Forever grateful to the members of the Bushmasters for their service and sacrifices, along with their families. This was a great reminder of some of those events. Thank you.More

Thank L S
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Marilyn H, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Tuthill Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with others who may be looking to the opportunity to visit the museum. We hope our effort to preserve the history and present the legacy is received as a gift to our visitors....More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the Fort Tuthill Military History Museum and found it to be a quality Sunday outing. As summer residents of Flagstaff and looking for accurate information of Flagstaff history this is one stop that can not be missed. If you are...More

Thank William W
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Marilyn H, Guest Relations Manager at Fort Tuthill Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with the Ft. Tuthill Military Museum. By taking the time to post your comments, we hope to see many more visitors to the museum.

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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

In the Flagstaff area? Make sure you have the opportunity to check out this neat place. The museum seems small from the outside but is packed of interesting information of our local soldiers as well as war history.

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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This museum was fantastic. The knowledge that was provided for each piece of history was prestigious. The tour was lead by a retired Command Sergeant Major and that alone made the history lesson all the more informative. This museum doesn't just give the history of...More

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Marilyn H, Volunteer at Fort Tuthill Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for commenting on your experiences. As you learned we are all volunteers and wonderful responses such as yours will hopefully attract more people to volunteer which will enable us to be open more often.

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Marty J
13 June 2017|
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Response from Marilyn H | Property representative |
General $6.00; Seniors and Veterans $5.00; Active Military and children under 10 Free. We are closed June 17th and 18th due to Park construction. We will be open July 1-2; 10:00 to 4:00. Please come visit us then.
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Marty J
13 June 2017|
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Response from Marilyn H | Property representative |
General $6.00; Seniors and Veterans $5.00; Active Military and children under 10 Free. We are closed June 17th and 18th due to Park construction. We will be open July 1-2; 10:00 to 4:00. Please come visit us then.
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