• 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

Visit the Museum Library & Archives

  • Railroads
  • Frontier Days
  • Native American
  • Portraits
  • Buildings
  • Military
  • Mining
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Book a Tour

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to request a tour time and date for your group.  Please allow for one adult chaperone for every five to eight students, or six adults for an adult group tour.  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.

Museum Admission

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Regular Admission Prices

•  $7 adults, age 18-64

•  $6 seniors, age 65 and over;
          active & retired military (with I.D.)

•  $3 children, ages 13-17
          (12 & under free)

•  Free Admission with
Sharlot Hall Museum Membership

•  Ask!  about the 3-museums-for-1-price Culture Pass at the Admissions Desk.

(Note: Festivals and Special Events
have separate price schedules)

Museum Hours

May through September
Monday-Saturday:  10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 12 noon - 4 p.m.

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

Please Note:

The Bashford House & Museum Store
remains open during hours posted.
Other Museum buildings begin closing
15 minutes prior to these times.

Within last 30 minutes of daily operations, visitors are not permitted onto Museum Grounds as there simply is not enough time to fully appreciate and enjoy the Museum Experience during an abbreviated visit.

Library & Archives Hours

Library & Archives
Wednesday-Friday: 12 noon-4 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Closed Sunday to Tuesday

Open to the Public


Library & Archives is located across the street east from the Museum at:
115 South McCormick Street
in the Granite Creek Center building
Contact the L&A Reference Desk at 928-445-3122 ext. 14

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