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Sharlot Hall Museum

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Address: 415 West Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ 86301
Phone Number:
+1 520-445-3122
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

A museum that displays the lives and cultures of early settlers and the...

A museum that displays the lives and cultures of early settlers and the Native Americans who lived here before them.

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Unfortunately, our one day in Prescott was a rainy day; however, it was still a great day. Decided to visit the Sharlot Hall Museum and were not disappointed. This indoor and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Susan K
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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Waukesha, Wisconsin
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Unfortunately, our one day in Prescott was a rainy day; however, it was still a great day. Decided to visit the Sharlot Hall Museum and were not disappointed. This indoor and outdoor museum gives a lot of information about the history of Prescott, area Indians, life for the early settlers and much more. Worth your time and admission is extremely... More 

Thank Susan K
Brighton, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this museum on February 18, 2017. It was a rainy day and a perfect day to tour this museum. This museum has about 9 different buildings which all provide visitors with information about history of Arizona and the Prescott area. The first building provides information about stone age development of Arizona... More 

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Green Valley, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum sits on four acres in historic Prescott and consists of nine buildings and is landscaped with gardens and concrete sidewalks connecting the buildings. The museum opened in 1928 through the efforts of Sharlot Hall, a poet and historian who enjoyed collecting artifacts from the history of Arizona. This is not a museum to be seen quickly as it... More 

Thank Joan W
Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My niece and I toured the whole campus and learned lots of very interesting facts about the area history...great for all ages!!

Thank Pearlbug2000
Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A walk around place, too cold to be outdoors. Really boring....won't be back. Too bad they don;t have the Arizona Cowboy Poets gathering there in the summer anymore

Thank colettamarshall
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was a docent at Sharlot Hall Museum. The experience was excellent and one I will never forget. I got an education about history, government, why Prescott was so important to Lincoln during the Civil War. People are so nice and helpful and the landscaping and 95% volunteers maintain this beautiful little museum.

Thank ghelene2017
Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not only were the exhibits interesting and very well presented, the docents were so amiable and knowledgeable that we hated to leave. Great historic background on the pioneers who founded the area and how they lived. Also great facts about the Yavapai Indians and John Fremont. First Governor's mansion is on site as well as a one room schoolhouse and... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is one of Prescott's gems. Having lived here over 20 years, I've visited multiple times, but my last visit with a knowledgeable tour guide and a group of ladies was outstanding. It's great for all ages. Don't miss the picture that is made from human hair in one of the houses. And take some time to read of... More 

Thank Lynn P
Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The first Territorial capital of Arizona, Prescott boasts the best historical museum in the state. The Governor's Mansion is on it's original site and offers a look at the Arizona of 1864. There are other offerings such as the Fremont house, the Sharlot Hall building, the ranch house and the Transportation building.

Thank RonInPrescott
Hickory, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

It was only one hour before closing and we were warned. Great Sharlot Hall Theatre exhibits, three houses had docents with lots of information on local history and their spot. Beautifully furnished in the period and great story of the first governor's house.

Thank JJ L

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