AHS Tucson Museums

AHS Tucson Museums


Museum Tours and Programs
To schedule a tour or program at any of our Tucson Museums contact Marica Whittemore, ahstucson@azhs.gov




Tucson Research Library and Archives Information


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Arizona History Museum 
949 E. 2nd Street, Tucson, AZ 85719
(520) 628-5774

Email: AHSTucson@azhs.gov

Museum Hours:
Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (Admission is $3 Ages 7+ from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. for Southern AZ Residents.)
Saturday & Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Holidays OPEN: Martin Luther King Jr Day, Presidents’ Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day

Holidays CLOSED: New Year’s Day, Easter, Veteran’s Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Days (December 25 & 26)

Museum Admission:
Adults $8
Ages 65+ $6
Adult student $5
Ages 7-17 $4
Ages 6 and younger free with family
AHS Members and Veterans are free
There is no admission fee for the Research Library.

Extended Hours for Friday Cheap Date Nites

 Extended open hours, with discounted admission, are Fridays, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Starting at 4:00 p.m. the museum offers a discounted admission price of $3.00 for all residents in Southern Arizona zip codes. This includes students from Pima Community College and University of Arizona. In addition, on the First Friday of every month a free program will be presented from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Topics will vary; seating is on a first come basis.
Public programs on other Friday evenings may have an additional fee.

Parking is one block west of the museum in the Arizona Historical Society garage at the northeast corner of E. 2nd Street and N. Euclid Avenue.
Use the E. 2nd Street entrance to the parking garage. Parking is free for museum visitors (validated in the museum).

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Children’s Birthday Party Packages

Current Exhibits include:

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 I Am Tucson
Chasing Villa
The Silverbell Artifacts
Geronimo Exhibit

Arizona Historical Society 150 Exhibit

The Arizona History Museum’s focus is southern Arizona history from Spanish colonial through territorial eras. Exhibit topics include mining and transportation. The Arizona’s Treasures exhibit features Geronimo’s rifle, 18th-century Spanish silver artifacts, and hands-on exhibits for children.

To see some of the features at the Arizona History Museum click here

I Am Tucson Video: 



Arizona Mercantile

Arizona Mercantile

The museum store is an excellent source for unique books and gifts relating to the history and culture of Southern Arizona. The store features rare, out of print, and used historically and locally themed books, handcrafted items made by local artists, Mata Ortiz pottery, and Native American crafts.

For more information click here



Downtown History Museum & Gift Shop
140 N. Stone Avenue
in the Wells Fargo Bank building
Tucson, AZ
Phone: (520) 770-1473

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Hours: Thursday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and State Holidays.


Parking: You may park in the Wells Fargo Garage located 1 block East of Stone off Alameda.

General Admission: Generous donations welcome

The AHS Downtown Museum exhibits depict early Tucson businesses and homes, including drugstores, police and fire departments, and the Romero barbershop.

Current Exhibits


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Fort Lowell Museum & Gift Shop
2900 N. Craycroft Road
Tucson, AZ
Phone: (520) 885-3832

Hours: Thursday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and State Holidays.

CLOSED MAY 19 & 20

General Admission: Generous donations welcome

Candle Dipping available by appointment for groups and schools.

The Fort Lowell Museum is located in the reconstructed Commanding Officer’s quarters of Old Fort Lowell, originally established in 1873. 






The museum features exhibits about military life on the Arizona frontier.


Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House & Gift Shop 

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151 S. Granada Avenue
Tucson, AZ
Hours: Thursday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Closed Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and State Holidays.

General Admission: Generous donations welcome

For information call (520) 617-1176 or email jarriola@azhs.gov

Parking: Free parking is located in front of the museum. Enter from Granada just South of Broadway.

Outdoor Spaces are available for events. Contact 520-617-1141.

The historic adobe Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House was built in the 1870s.