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The Rosson House Museum

139 N 6th St, Heritage Square, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2328
+1 602-262-5070
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Wandering through the city we came across the Rosson House and decided to take the tour. The tour... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
HappyJerseyTraveler
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Northern New Jersey
Good tour, worth the money.

We love touring houses because they give you a flashback to what it was like to live in a certain... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2017
ahirt845
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Arlington, Virginia
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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139 N 6th St, Heritage Square, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2328
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Wandering through the city we came across the Rosson House and decided to take the tour. The tour guides are very passionate about the restoration of the house and it was a delightful tour explaining the history of the house.

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

We love touring houses because they give you a flashback to what it was like to live in a certain area in historical times. The Rosson House is no different, and at the very least, it's a good way to escape the oppressive Phoenix heat....More

1  Thank ahirt845
Flare E, Guest Relations Manager at The Rosson House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Hello ahirt845! Sincere thanks for taking time to evaluate your Rosson House Tour Experience. Our goal is to provide a fun, exciting and authentic taste of 19th century life in Phoenix. We regret that your visit was marred by the inappropriate behavior of your Guide,...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

We loved the tour of the house. The docents were so enthusiastic and had a great knowledge of the house history and of Phoenix. There's a special exhibit this summer of period clothing in the house which we especially enjoyed. This is a perfect attraction...More

1  Thank Peg J
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Wonderfully restored property. Interesting and knowledgeable docent. Well worth the visit. Good gift shop.

1  Thank Debbie3358
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This was an interesting tour. I like old houses so just to be able to go inside and look was a treat. This house is located in a little square with a few similar homes. If you like museums and tours, this is a short...More

1  Thank William Oren C
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This is a wonderful old home with perfect renovations. We found the guide, Michael, charming and knowledgeable My daughter loved the history and took lots of photos. We also loved the woman " Flare" who sells the tickets and works in the small gift shops....More

Thank ERJ-f12
Reviewed 16 May 2017

SO much fun, a trip back in time. Great tour, lots of information & such innovative ideas, especially for the era. I'm so glad to have finally toured this house & I'm thrilled the house is still here. Very affordable, nice gift store.

Thank enwagj
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Liz was very knowledgeable, engaging tour guide during our morning visit to Heritage Square and Rosson House; beautiful examples of dressing and daily living, enjoyable conversation. If you enjoy touring fine examples of period architecture and the accompanying family stories/history, this is one you should...More

Thank TxAggieAndHisWife
Reviewed 12 April 2017

While located in an interesting part of Phoenix, the tour was a bit long and boring. Could have been done in half the time while still imparting plenty of information. The information included in the tour lacked context and failed to fit the house and...More

1  Thank KayentaGail
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Especially if you can't take a venture to the western towns, this area of downtown Phoenix gives you an authentic view of the 1800's West

Thank Sherry R
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llmarson
11 January 2017|
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Response from Flare E | Property representative |
Dear llmarson, Thank you for your question. The Rosson House Museum does have handicap access to the first floor. There is a lift available on the exterior of the House. If you are not able to negotiate the stairs to the... More
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JWD-Traveler
19 February 2015|
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Response from Flare E | Property representative |
Hello, The Rosson House Museum is open Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm and Sunday 12:00 pm-4:00 pm. Tours start on the hour, last approximately 1 hour and the last tour starts at 3:00 pm each day. Admission fees... More
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Max08
14 February 2015|
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Response from Flare E | Property representative |
Hello, I apologize for the delay. The main office is closed on the weekend. The Rosson House Museum is open Wednesday-Saturday 10:00 am-4:00 pm and Sunday 12:00 pm-4:00 pm. The last tour starts at 3:00 pm each of these days... More
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