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Historic Arkansas Museum

200 E 3rd St, Little Rock, AR 72201-1608
+1 501-324-9351
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Mixed Quality, Some Interesting Exhibits

The museum's structure and internal layout are appealing and easy to navigate, but its exhibits... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
South Carolina
Great little history museum

We really enjoyed our visit to Historic Arkansas today. Alyssa led us on a very informative tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lauri M
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Recalling Arkansas' frontier days with restored pre-Civil War houses plus a museum center featuring full-scale galleries, interactive exhibits and more.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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200 E 3rd St, Little Rock, AR 72201-1608
+1 501-324-9351
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum's structure and internal layout are appealing and easy to navigate, but its exhibits ranged from interesting and informative to disappointing. Among the better: artifacts from each of the state's counties--a mix of household items, photos, tools, etc., each with an explanatory text as...More

Thank EZgoerSC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to Historic Arkansas today. Alyssa led us on a very informative tour of the buildings on the property. We also enjoyed the gallery exhibits in the main building which included paintings and artifacts. For $2.50/person, it was well worth the...More

Thank Lauri M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic and free museum. It is located near the state capitol building, with plenty of parking. I would suggest putting this on your must-see list. Both the grounds and building are well-preserved.

Thank bubba42101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum mixes Art and history. I didn't have much interest in the art (mostly photos and paintings when i was there) though some photos were excellent (photography is my taste). The museum displays were not overwhelming and I found them interesting. And the museum...More

Thank RobCoquitlam_BC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the Clinton library yesterday. Should've come here first!!!! Much better exhibit with a deeper history of Arkansas with an great outdoor tour of the old houses for $2.50. Alyssa at the front desk was super helpful and friendly and the gift shop...More

Thank Stan K
Reviewed 25 June 2017

It was raining when we got here and the very friendly staff let us watch the little movie about the museum and historic homes they have outside that they usually show groups of school children. The museum has a nice collection of art, indian artifacts...More

Thank homeschools7
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The Museum Center has fine displays on Arkansas Made, County by County; History of the Bowie Knife and The Caddo, Osage & Quapaw in Arkansas. The latter is one of the best Indian exhibits that I have seen. Adjacent on the Historic Grounds are many...More

Thank casaahha
Reviewed 31 May 2017

A friend & I visited the Old State House Museum the previous day & wanted to learn more about Arkansas history. We were pleased to see that these two museums are completely different. We arrived at 2:40 so we had a little time to browse...More

Thank Kanilea361
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I love going to state museums and learning the history of the state, how it was found, the people involved, etc. This so called history museum offered non of that. It is basically a rotating gallery of exhibits that somehow relate to Arkansas and a...More

Thank MTravi
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I always learn something new every time I visit this museum. The indoor aspect of the museum is free. You pay like $2 to go out on the grounds and into the historic buildings they have on site.

Thank cmgarland
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27 December 2015|
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Response from Kadee2 | Reviewed this property |
Admission to the museum's Historic Grounds is: $2.50 for adults, $1 for children under 18, $1.50 for age 65+ They do have special events with special admissions some are even free.