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Navajo County Historical Museum

Arizona St and Navajo Blvd, Holbrook, AZ
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It is free but please make a donation as this place rocks!

Wow! So many things to see within. There is the jail used up to 1976 you can go in, the log book... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Thomas R
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Wilmington, North Carolina
Did not disappoint the grandsons.

We reluctantly took a break from our family reunion to visit this museum. Our grandsons could not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jerk57
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Mesa, Arizona
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  • Average3%
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“old jail” (16 reviews)
“local history” (12 reviews)
“court room” (10 reviews)
LOCATION
Arizona St and Navajo Blvd, Holbrook, AZ
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"old jail"
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"local history"
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"court room"
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"law library"
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"old court house"
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"old post office"
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"donations accepted"
in 2 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 4 reviews
"self guided tour"
in 6 reviews
"petrified wood"
in 6 reviews
"school room"
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"worth a stop"
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"walk around"
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"route memorabilia"
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"few hours"
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"national park"
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"visitor center"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow! So many things to see within. There is the jail used up to 1976 you can go in, the log book with George Smiley (who was hung many years ago), the courtroom and the exhibits from past eras including a real used chuckwagon plus...More

Thank Thomas R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We reluctantly took a break from our family reunion to visit this museum. Our grandsons could not have been happier. There were interesting exhibits for all three of them, ranging in age from 14 down to 8. Grandpa was equally captivated in his looking at...More

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

The museum is deceiving because when you first enter it appears the museum is on only one level. The admission is free. Each room has an exhibit about the region. My wife asked about the restrooms and discovered the jail on the way. The jail...More

1  Thank Eric B
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

This is a very nice museum with lots of local history and artifacts. We enjoyed our visit and found the old jail very interesting.

Thank ynewmn
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Excellent historical museum. Details of the violent 19th cent. history of Holbrook. The court moved to more modern quarters and the prisoners to a more modern jail in the 1970's. The original court room, library, clerks rooms, etc. are all interesting. I found a particularly...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the little town of Holbrook and stopped at the museum for a piece of history. What a great little place! It is a self guided tour with a lot of history. The jail cell, which was last used in 1976. There are...More

Thank Debra B
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Reviewed March 24, 2018

This was a great place to stop and learn about the history of the area. The museum is a gem. We were happy to see the museum and found it better than most. A recommended stop. It used to be the courthouse. Many informative items.

Thank AndreAWS
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

The museum is free and open 7 days a week. The collection is fantastic from items concerning Route 66 to life in Holbrook from its start. All the memorabilia are arranged beautifully. The court room is still maintained from when it was last used and...More

Thank Joe E
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Reviewed October 31, 2017 via mobile

Free self guided trip through time. Early area time period items takes you back in time. Jail is really interesting. I would not have wanted to be in jail there. Post cards and other fun items for sale. Route 66 passport available. Worth a visit....More

Thank Jeppy405
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Reviewed October 20, 2017 via mobile

Lovely, quaint museum with some fantastic old American artefacts. Perfect for a traveling Brit to see what ‘old America’ was like. Some great Indian pieces and really cool ‘cowboy’ and gun slinging stuff. The building itself has the old county jail with preserved historic graffiti,...More

Thank paulfieldwilliams
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