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McFarland State Historic Park

Open Now: 09:00 - 17:00
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Great musuem

This musuem was once a jail and courthouse in the wild, wild, west. Great exhibits and handmade AZ... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
james R
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Okoboji, Iowa
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History

Interesting walk back in time. Museum is just as it was 100 years ago. Many more historical sights... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
aatonw
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Florence, Arizona
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2 weeks ago
“Great musuem”
26 Aug 2018
“History”
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The history of the park's building provides visitors with a look into the past. The building represents a transition between Sonoran and Anglo-American architecture with its wood-shingled pitched roof surmounting traditional adobe brick walls. Like...more
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24 West Ruggles, Florence, AZ 85232
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This musuem was once a jail and courthouse in the wild, wild, west. Great exhibits and handmade AZ gifts

Thank james R
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting walk back in time. Museum is just as it was 100 years ago. Many more historical sights close by.

Thank aatonw
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Informative stop in an historic building. The docent was very friendly and well informed, with fun stories of bygone times in the area. Certainly worth the visit.

Thank BjSue
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Florence is an old city, founded in the mid 1800s. This museum has lots of old and interesting facts and items. The city is also home to some of the state and federal prisons. The gift shop here sells some of the products that the...More

Thank mom22sons
Reviewed 3 December 2016

One of the original buildings, renovated over the years, with depictions and artifacts from the early sheriffs, jailers, and early history of the area. The life of Senator McFarland is also cataloged. I enjoy history, but learned a great deal about the man who wrote...More

Thank WeOwnAFatCat
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Good local history from when the area was the wild west. Named after Senator McFarland who was the US Senate Majority Leader among other state offices. The museum lady was very knowledgeable about the museum and helpful with other area attractions.

Thank AZ1912
Reviewed 8 October 2016

I live in Florence a couple of months every winter now. This becaus,e the first day I arrived alone on a short two week stay five years ago, I was so impressed the knowledge and assistance I received from the staff. McFarland Park is only...More

Thank Krabapeljeli O
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We were received by a lovely woman who was so sweet and helpful. We were able to roam and view the artifacts taking in all the information on the local history. We found it very interesting to learn about the Japanese interment camp that was...More

Thank Laurie T
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Tons of local history sit inside this building, from books to real artifacts from many years ago. If you're interested in visiting Florence, you'll love learning its history!

Thank TammyB2337
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Everything I say about Florence is positive. What nice people. I had no intention to visit here but wandered through on my way to an old Indian ruin. Stopped at the McFarland State Historic Site and got a look at the history of the area....More

Thank Ed W
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