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Arizona Capitol Museum

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Nice quick stop

Took the family on a learning road trip, had to go to the Capitol and see the historical things... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Corona, California
Interesting building.

Four floors of interesting aspects of the history of Phoenix and Arizona. It is free to enter and... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
John L
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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...more
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1700 W Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85007-2812
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+1 602-926-3620
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the family on a learning road trip, had to go to the Capitol and see the historical things there. Was surprised to see that they had a piece of the USS Arizona that you could actually touch. The kids learned abit, then we went...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank drblue30
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Four floors of interesting aspects of the history of Phoenix and Arizona. It is free to enter and well worth a visit. From the museum there is a large garden of remembrance strewing for about a half mile which was though provoking.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John L
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Looking up this Capitol was confusing, I never relealized that this Capitol was turned into a museum, the best part of this that across the street in front of the capitol is these amazing memorials to all the variety of men and women who have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TJAdams59
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great place to take pictures. Interesting facts about Arizona, it’s history and government. There are 4 floors to explore with several rooms to go through on each floor. There is a small coffee shop and gift shop on site.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CAnderson40
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Visited on Monday morning. Some of the exhibits were closed. The balcony is not open so you can't appreciate the view of the Wesley Bolin Plaza that is in front of the museum but I manage to take a picture trough a gap between the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jptravelswithfreedom
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

It's way more museum than actual state capital just the top floor is capital the copper dome It has a lot of state history and exhibits also perfect for kids

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rsenteno
Reviewed June 28, 2018

This museum is not too big to enjoy in the course of a few hours. I loved all the history and the chance to tour the Capitol. This building is now a museum and not officially used for the House or Senate but is wonderful...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Deborah P
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We have toured many state capitols and we knew this was a museum so we were not really excited about going. They don't give guided tours but there is a lot of history of the state that was very interesting. It didn't have the same...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AnnC576
Reviewed June 12, 2018

The Arizona Capitol building is one of three state capitols that does not house it's legislature. The building has various displays in rooms on the first floor. There is one for the Phoenix Suns, another that has good exhibits that explain the areas progression from...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

The Arizona Capitol museum was a nice stop upon our arrival to Phoenix. They had nice clean restrooms, and cold water, and you could fill a water bottle. The helpful guide provided a map and advice. The nicest feature was the Life and Death of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LAtoEverywhere
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July 25, 2017|
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Response from Cathy M | Reviewed this property |
The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. It is closed on state holidays. So it would NOT be open that day.
May 9, 2017|
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Response from MartyG60950 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about the availability of wheelchairs, but I do know that it is accessible. My wife uses a walker and did not have any problem. We did a self guided tour without having advance reservations. Perhaps the museum... More