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Historic Arkansas Museum

200 E 3rd St, Little Rock, AR 72201-1608
+1 501-324-9351
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Awesome place to spend an afternoon!

Finally last week had a free afternoon to spend a few hours at this great museum. We so enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BRANPLB
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BRANPLB
Very interesting!!

My family and I went to this museum after finally finding time to do so and we loved it. The kids... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dolphinj13
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North Little Rock, Arkansas
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Recalling Arkansas' frontier days with restored pre-Civil War houses plus a museum center featuring full-scale galleries, interactive exhibits and more.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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200 E 3rd St, Little Rock, AR 72201-1608
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finally last week had a free afternoon to spend a few hours at this great museum. We so enjoyed the guided tour of the houses on property and the displays inside are laid out nicely and well described!! Definitely recommend this as a morning or...More

Thank BRANPLB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I went to this museum after finally finding time to do so and we loved it. The kids were very interested in everything and they really loved the tour!!! Well worth the wait!!

Thank Dolphinj13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A superb small museum with costumed docents leading you through historic period buildings. The buildings have been thoughtfully restored and the docents are interesting and informative. The are also interesting contemporary art and historic displays in the modern museum building.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The museum's structure and internal layout are appealing and easy to navigate, but its exhibits ranged from interesting and informative to disappointing. Among the better: artifacts from each of the state's counties--a mix of household items, photos, tools, etc., each with an explanatory text as...More

Thank EZgoerSC
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to Historic Arkansas today. Alyssa led us on a very informative tour of the buildings on the property. We also enjoyed the gallery exhibits in the main building which included paintings and artifacts. For $2.50/person, it was well worth the...More

Thank Lauri M
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is a fantastic and free museum. It is located near the state capitol building, with plenty of parking. I would suggest putting this on your must-see list. Both the grounds and building are well-preserved.

Thank bubba42101
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This museum mixes Art and history. I didn't have much interest in the art (mostly photos and paintings when i was there) though some photos were excellent (photography is my taste). The museum displays were not overwhelming and I found them interesting. And the museum...More

Thank RobCoquitlam_BC
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I went to the Clinton library yesterday. Should've come here first!!!! Much better exhibit with a deeper history of Arkansas with an great outdoor tour of the old houses for $2.50. Alyssa at the front desk was super helpful and friendly and the gift shop...More

Thank Stan K
Reviewed 25 June 2017

It was raining when we got here and the very friendly staff let us watch the little movie about the museum and historic homes they have outside that they usually show groups of school children. The museum has a nice collection of art, indian artifacts...More

Thank homeschools7
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The Museum Center has fine displays on Arkansas Made, County by County; History of the Bowie Knife and The Caddo, Osage & Quapaw in Arkansas. The latter is one of the best Indian exhibits that I have seen. Adjacent on the Historic Grounds are many...More

Thank casaahha
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RuthAnn65686
27 December 2015|
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Response from Kadee2 | Reviewed this property |
Admission to the museum's Historic Grounds is: $2.50 for adults, $1 for children under 18, $1.50 for age 65+ They do have special events with special admissions some are even free.
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