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Sharlot Hall Museum

415 W Gurley St, Two blocks west from Courthouse Plaza and Whiskey Row, Prescott, AZ 86301-3691
+1 928-445-3122
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A wonderful museum to get a little history

This is a multi building museum. While we were there they had living history experiences at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jill R
via mobile
Ever evolving and growing to expertly teach about the Arizona Territories, then and now

Broad based and ever changing displays showing artifacts from both the local and regional area... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
patricko984
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Prescott
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An educational and cultural center featuring the historical, social and natural aspects of Arizona, with emphasis on the Central Highlands... a heritage and historical site with 11 exhibit buildings (five historical), a research center for collections and conservation of artifacts, and a year 'round calendar of rotating and permanent exhibits, and related educational and cultural programs. Open 362 days a year, and presenting the area's culture from the Pleistocene Epoch (14,000 years ago) to the present.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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415 W Gurley St, Two blocks west from Courthouse Plaza and Whiskey Row, Prescott, AZ 86301-3691
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+1 928-445-3122
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a multi building museum. While we were there they had living history experiences at the Mercantile, the printing press, and one of the governor’s houses. My kids got a kick out of that. There was also a staff member in the governor’s mansion....More

Thank Jill R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Broad based and ever changing displays showing artifacts from both the local and regional area. Entry price is affordable to families of all sizes. Old west and mining based.

Thank patricko984
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting. So much information; not only the old house, old governor's mansion, small fort, school house, blacksmith shop, print shop (I know I'm missing a couple things!) But indepth history of the land, the natives, the railroad and Sharlot Hall. We read to plan...More

Thank Victoria V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The docents were well informed. The properties were well maintained. We learned a lot. Would likely go back again as we surely missed something important to know.

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Plan to spend at least 3 hours viewing this excellent museum and location. Very knowledgeable volunteers that were extremely friendly. Very well maintained grounds. The variety of exhibits/buildings are quite astounding.

Thank flavioguy
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We enjoyed the Folk Festival at the Museum and was able to see some of the exhibits but many of the building were being used for workshops. We will definitely return to spend more time exploring.

Thank AKNomads
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I was on a two-day trip to Prescott with my cousin and decided to visit. In a self-guided tour, many topics are covered, including Prescott's early history, geology, native Americans of the area, wildlife history, transportation, and much more. A several acre campus includes several...More

Thank micrip
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Visiting this really well put together little museum gave us a fuller understanding of the history of Prescott and the surrounding area. As you travel around there are many museums of differing standards. This museum is a little gem and the volunteers working there know...More

Thank Bukashaus
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

This would be a great place to visit when they have a festival going on. Took me an hour to see everything.

Thank Cris G
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This unique collection of buildings brings early Arizona alive for the visitor. Realizing that Sharlot not only saved and preserved the original Governor's Mansion, but lived it as well just adds to the experience. An excellent tribute to a former State Historian, author and journalist.

Thank Buster4189
Kenneth L, Media & PR Manager at Sharlot Hall Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for providing a review about your recent experience at Sharlot Hall Museum.

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arizonajan55
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Response from Kay B | Reviewed this property |
Roses should be still in bloom......frost comes in September but just when, don't know.
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arizonajan55
31 August 2016|
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Response from DeeAnn M | Reviewed this property |
The roses are definitely in bloom and they are beautiful!
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25 February 2016|
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Response from Kenneth L | Property representative |
Admission is $7 for adults; discounts apply for seniors and veterans (active military), as well as teens; children 15-and-under are FREE. Special events and festivals have specific pricing -- usually $10 adults, with... More
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