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
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
The AHS Tempe Research Library reading room will be closed on June 6 and 7, 2013, for collections and shelving work. For more information, please contact the library directly (Tempe: 480-929-0292 ext. 174 firstname.lastname@example.org).
Ages 60+: $4.00
Ages 12-18: $4.00
Ages 11 and younger: free
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 $2.00, teachers & chaperones (1 per 5 student) free, $2.00 per additional chaperones (min 1 chaperone per 10 students). 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
Commemorative Brick Program
Interested in a unique way to commemorate a special occasion or person? Consider purchasing a personalized brick that will become part of the museum. Click HERE for more information on this special opportunity to pave the way into history.