16 Feb
2:00 PM
3:30 PM

Museum Lecture Series

Sally Bates and other local authors host a panel talk to highlight the poetry, songs, prose and short stories that illuminate the historic and contemporary roles and lives of women in the American West. Learn More
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An Arizona History Adventure

As both an historic site and a heritage campus, Sharlot Hall Museum is the “Crown Jewel” of Northern Arizona with its 11 exhibit buildings (six of which are historic), more than 40,000 artifacts, and thousands of documents, photos, images and maps in its archives. Enjoy an “Arizona History Adventure” at this research center, educational facility, and park-like cultural center resplendent with frontier heritage that portrays the Territorial times in the small-town, high-country environs of Prescott.


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.



WWI Exhibit Featured at Museum

At this time 100 years ago, America was fully engaged in the "Great War" — the war to end all wars — that had been raging in Europe for five-plus years.  Arizona had been a state for only a short time, but its citizens were anxious to assist the war effort. "Arizona and the Great War" is the featured exhibit at Sharlot Hall Museum that portrays the background, social and political change, and transition from an isolated Southwest territory to a patriotic state engaged on the home front in support... Read More


“To Drink or Not to Drink”: Temperance in Arizona and Prescott

Publish Date: 2019-01-19

By Addison Arnold & Jenny Pederson

The American Victorian Era (1837-1901) was defined by manners, virtue, character, respectability, and strict public morality. Named after Queen Victoria of England, the era inspired a generation of progressive reforms across the English-speaking world, including in the United States. Many of these reforms were based on the concept of Respectability or how to be proper, estimable and virtuous in society. Many reforms related to the family unit, with focus on the welfare and well-being of women and children.


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Sharlot Hall Museum, a ‘Must See’

Short, three-minute overview of campus presented by Fred Veil, executive director, as shown on Cox Cable channels, Fall 2018.


Plan to Visit Fort Whipple Museum

Nearby Fort Whipple Museum has reopened along Officers' Row at the Bob Stump-NoAZ Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Prescott. The 1908-vintage Museum exhibit building is a joint operation with VA facility and Sharlot Hall Musuem, and is located near AZ-89 and AZ-69. Hours for visitation are Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is by donation. Fort Whipple Museum
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