1300 N. College Ave. Tempe, AZ 85281
fax 480-967-5450 AHSTempe@azhs.gov
Tues. – Sat. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Sun. noon – 4 p.m.
Closed on Mondays and state holidays
Please note: The Museum will be closed on Friday, December 20, 2013.
Research Library Hours
Mon.-Thurs. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Fri. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday by appointment
Closed weekends and state holidays
Please note: The Research Library and Archives will be closed December 20, 2013, as well as December 24, 2013, through January 1, 2014.
Ages 60+: $4.00
Ages 12-18: $4.00
Ages 11 and younger: free with family
AHS Members: free
Two-for-one admission the first first Tuesday of the month
The Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park is the principal museum in the Phoenix metropolitan area covering the changes that have made Arizona what it is today. Concentrating on the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, the museum engages visitors on diverse topics such as World War II’s effects on Arizona, the rise of desert cities, Arizona pop culture and sports, and the state’s geology, among many others. The museum brings stories to life through hands-on and multimedia displays, and a variety of educational programs.
- Students $4.00, teachers & chaperones (1 per 5 student) free
- $5.00 per additional chaperones (min 1 chaperone per 8 students)
- Actives @ the Museum add-ones are an additional $4 per student
- School purchase orders acceptable.
- Windows to the Past – a look into our vast collections
- Sandra Day O’Connor – a citizen for all seasons
- Routes – 100 years of transportation in Arizona
- Historymakers Hall – honoring individuals who have made a major impact
- Views from the Home Front – WWII comes to Arizona
- Desert Cities – the rise of a metropolis in the desert
- The Green Line – a unique riparian preserve in Papago Park