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The Rosson House Museum

Closed Now: 12:00 - 17:00
Open today: 12:00 - 17:00
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Lovely house and terrific history lesson

Had a great tour guide, someone who has taken the time to truly learn about the property and could... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Casa Grande, Arizona
One of the nicest restorations we've seen.

We've been to a lot of house tours, Rhode Island mansions, Carolina plantations, etc. that don't... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Rosson House Museum is a fully-restored 1895 Queen Anne Victorian house museum which interprets the history of Phoenix. Tours of the house include all living areas and offer visitors a glimpse into the lifestyles of early Phoenix families...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
139 N 6th St, Heritage Square, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2328
+1 602-262-5070
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a great tour guide, someone who has taken the time to truly learn about the property and could add to the basic narrative. Fascinating place and an interesting peek into early Phoenix.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to a lot of house tours, Rhode Island mansions, Carolina plantations, etc. that don't hold a candle to this beautiful house. We thought it was reasonably priced, the gentleman leading the hour-long tour was knowledgeable, friendly, willing to answer any question put to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Heritage S, Manager at The Rosson House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Footprints, Thank you for your kind words. We are so thankful the city saved the Rosson House, and thankful that we are able to keep it open to the public. Support from people like you enable that work, and we appreciate your enthusiasm. Keep...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rosson House and surrounding grounds are definitely worth a visit. And, I hope you are greeted by the tour guide/docent we had -- Amanda. She was upbeat, provided a plethora of details about the history of Phoenix and the Rosson House, AND answered questions...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank divaw0rld
Heritage S, Manager at The Rosson House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, divaw0rld, Thank you so much for visiting Heritage Square and touring the Rosson House Museum. We are glad you enjoyed your tour, and will pass your kudos on to Amanda. She'll be tickled! Stop in see anytime - we'd love to see you again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was more interesting than I thought it would be. Back in the late 19th century, such a large house was a rarity in territorial Arizona. The tour guide did a good job of explaining the culture and society of the day, and how that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Travis P
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

I highly recommend touring the Rosson House. The house has been beautifully restored. The tour lasts approximately one hour and was very informative

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank summertraveler19
Heritage S, Manager at The Rosson House Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 January 2019
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Thank you for visiting, summertraveler19!

Reviewed 11 November 2018

What in interesting history! We had a wonderful guide who had so much information! The house has been taken back to the original condition when built. The history of the house very interesting and informative. It’s a peek back in time and a chance to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank highdesertinn
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Really interesting tour giving insight into life in heritage square. Really knowledgeable tour guide Eric. First thing I’ve done since coming to Phoenix and really set the scene for it’s more modern history. Good value for money.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ClaireD521
Reviewed 28 October 2018

I haven't been recently to The Rosson House (it was several years ago, actually) but I believe it will be interesting to anyone who enjoys Victorian architecture. The interior is beautifully restored. I enjoyed learning about what was discovered during the restoration...the original wallpaper was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank DeeR34
Reviewed 19 October 2018

My wife and I had a couple of hours to kill and visited the Rosson House Museum. There is a one-hour guided tour that includes the history of the house and Phoenix itself. We enjoyed it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CAK45
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Enjoyed seeing what it used to be like living in Phoenix. Wasn't very crowded and we were able to see all the rooms up close. Had a good tour guide that provided ample explanations of what we were looking at, along with some amusing stories...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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7 February 2018|
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Response from jonathanbM9969TQ | Reviewed this property |
They validate for one of the local structures. It was a few dollars, though I don’t remember the exact amount.
11 January 2017|
Response from Heritage S | Property representative |
Dear llmarson, Thank you for your question. The Rosson House Museum does have handicap access to the first floor. There is a lift available on the exterior of the House. If you are not able to negotiate the stairs to the... More
19 February 2015|
Response from Heritage S | Property representative |
Hello, The Rosson House Museum is open Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm and Sunday 12:00 pm-4:00 pm. Tours start on the hour, last approximately 1 hour and the last tour starts at 3:00 pm each day. Admission fees... More