Arizona History Museum (Tucson)

Arizona History Museum (Tucson)

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


Museum Hours: Begins March 1, 2015
Monday & Friday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Closed for State Holidays

Research Library hours:
Tuesday – Friday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

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

Two-for-one admission the first Tuesday of each month
There is no admission fee for the Research Library.
Monday is Family Night: Admission is $1 Ages 7+ from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday  is Cheap Date Nite: Admission is $1 Ages 7+ from 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


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).

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

Current Exhibits include:
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.


School Tours
Students $4; teachers & chaperones (1 per 5 students) free; $2 per additional chaperone. School purchase orders acceptable. To schedule a school tour, contact Mary Ann Ruelas in our Education department (520-628-5774;



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
140 N. Stone Avenue
in the Wells Fargo Bank building
Tucson, AZ
Phone: (520) 770-1473
Hours: Thursday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and State Holidays.

IMPORTANT: Closed on February 21, 2015


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


Ft. Lowell 2

Fort Lowell Museum
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.

General Admission: Generous donations welcome


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 
151 S. Granada Avenue
Tucson, AZ

Currently Open by Appointment Only.

For information call (520) 617-1142 or email




The historic adobe Sosa-Carrillo-Frémont House was built in the 1870s. Donations are being accepted now towards re-opening for FALL 2014!