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Arizona Capitol Museum

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Interesting building.

Four floors of interesting aspects of the history of Phoenix and Arizona. It is free to enter and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
John L
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Arizona Capitol

Looking up this Capitol was confusing, I never relealized that this Capitol was turned into a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Celebrating Arizona's vibrant cultural heritage through history! Housed in the restored Capitol Building, this museum presents programs and exhibits about the government of the Arizona Territory and the early days of statehood. Always FREE Admission...more
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1700 W Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85007-2812
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Four floors of interesting aspects of the history of Phoenix and Arizona. It is free to enter and well worth a visit. From the museum there is a large garden of remembrance strewing for about a half mile which was though provoking.

Thank John L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking up this Capitol was confusing, I never relealized that this Capitol was turned into a museum, the best part of this that across the street in front of the capitol is these amazing memorials to all the variety of men and women who have...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to take pictures. Interesting facts about Arizona, it’s history and government. There are 4 floors to explore with several rooms to go through on each floor. There is a small coffee shop and gift shop on site.

Thank CAnderson40
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Visited on Monday morning. Some of the exhibits were closed. The balcony is not open so you can't appreciate the view of the Wesley Bolin Plaza that is in front of the museum but I manage to take a picture trough a gap between the...More

Thank Jptravelswithfreedom
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

It's way more museum than actual state capital just the top floor is capital the copper dome It has a lot of state history and exhibits also perfect for kids

Thank rsenteno
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This museum is not too big to enjoy in the course of a few hours. I loved all the history and the chance to tour the Capitol. This building is now a museum and not officially used for the House or Senate but is wonderful...More

Thank Deborah P
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We have toured many state capitols and we knew this was a museum so we were not really excited about going. They don't give guided tours but there is a lot of history of the state that was very interesting. It didn't have the same...More

Thank AnnC576
Reviewed 12 June 2018

The Arizona Capitol building is one of three state capitols that does not house it's legislature. The building has various displays in rooms on the first floor. There is one for the Phoenix Suns, another that has good exhibits that explain the areas progression from...More

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Reviewed 3 June 2018

The Arizona Capitol museum was a nice stop upon our arrival to Phoenix. They had nice clean restrooms, and cold water, and you could fill a water bottle. The helpful guide provided a map and advice. The nicest feature was the Life and Death of...More

Thank LAtoEverywhere
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Learned some great facts about Arizona. If you’re a trivia or political buff, then it’s a great place to visit. It’s free. So is the memorial park in front of the capitol—that was wonderful! Great sculptures in that park!

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Sheri443
25 July 2017|
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Response from Cathy M | Reviewed this property |
The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. It is closed on state holidays. So it would NOT be open that day.
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Response from MartyG60950 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know about the availability of wheelchairs, but I do know that it is accessible. My wife uses a walker and did not have any problem. We did a self guided tour without having advance reservations. Perhaps the museum... More
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