• An Arizona History Adventure

    Sharlot Hall Museum is an educational and cultural center, which fosters public and community understanding and appreciation of historical, social, and natural aspects of Arizona, with emphasis on the Central Highlands, and which promotes involvement in and support for research, collections, conservation, exhibits, and related programs. Read More
  • Territorial Women's Memorial Rose Garden

    The Territorial Women's Memorial Rose Garden is dedicated to those women of Arizona who prepared the way for others. The suggestion that a memorial rose garden be established on the grounds of the Sharlot Hall Museum was first made in 1938 by Mrs. Nick Perkins. Read More
  • About Sharlot M. Hall

    "To the mother that bore my body; to the land that mothered my soul." —dedication from "Cactus and Pine," Sept. 10, 1924 Sharlot Mabridth Hall was an unusual woman for her time: a largely self-educated but highly literate child of the frontier. Born October 27,1870, she traveled with her family from Kansas to the Arizona Territory in 1882. Her impressions of this journey remained with Read More
  • 1864 Governor's Mansion

    In the summer of 1864, workers under Samuel Blair built this log house for the governor's home and office. It is the oldest building associated with Arizona Territory still standing on its original location. Undoubtedly the Mansion escaped demolition because of Sharlot Hall, who founded this Museum in the Governor's Mansion in 1927. Read More
  • 1927 Durant Star Touring Car

    The transportation building was constructed in 1937 and served as an automotive repair shop. It holds the Museum’s vehicle collection, which includes a stagecoach used in Tombstone, Arizona (and held up at least one time), a Conestoga wagon once driven from Yuma, Arizona to Massachusetts, and Sharlot Hall’s personal Durant Star Touring car. Read More
  • The Baskets Keep Talking

    Sharlot Hall Museum holds a magnificent collection of more then 400 Native American baskets; most are over 100 years old. "The Baskets Keep Talking" exhibit relates the Yavapai-Prescott Indian tribe’s history and culture through baskets and the stories they reveal.The displayed collection features examples from 25 Arizona tribes and includes an 800-year-old Anasazi basket in excellent condition. Read More

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  • Featured Exhibits +

    If you could see the world from the edge of a flying carpet, how could you ever measure it again? Come to Sharlot Hall Museum and you will be taken to a world rarely visited by humans. For 40 years, Read More
  • Dr. Heidi J. Osselaer Named Sharlot Hall Award Winner +

    Sharlot-Hall-Heidi- Osselaer Author and professor Dr. Heidi J. Osselaer will be honored as the 2011 recipient of the Sharlot Hall Award for valuable contributions to the understanding and awareness of Arizona and its history.

    The award presentation will take place during the

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Upcoming Events

Dedication of Sharlot's Depot
Sat Apr 26, 2014 @ 2:00PM -

"Charity on Whiskey Row" legend
Sat May 10, 2014 @ 2:00PM -

Ft. Whipple Sesquicentennial Birthday Party
Sat May 17, 2014 @ 2:00PM -

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We invite you to request a tour date and time for your group. The scheduler will let you know immediately if your requested time is available.

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After you submit a request, museum staff will review it and confirm your tour by email.

Arizona Family Getaway

Sharlot Hall Family Getaway

Visit the Museum Archives

  • Railroads
  • Frontier Days
  • Native American
  • Portraits
  • Buildings
  • Military
  • Mining
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Museum Admission

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Regular Admission Prices
•  $7 adults age 18-64
•  $6 seniors age 65 and over
•  $6 active military
•  $3 children ages 13-17 (12 and under free)
•  Free with membership
(Note that Festivals and Special Events have separate price schedules)

Museum Hours

May through September
Monday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm 
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

October through April
Monday - Saturday: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Archives & Library Hours

New Library & Archives Fall Hours

The Library & Archives will be open to the public as follows:
Wednesday - Friday: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
You can contact the L&A Reference Desk at 928-445-3122 ext. 14

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