Arts & Culture

History

Are you a history buff? Then you better plan on making your stay in Arizona a long one.

Petroglyphs in the Arizona Desert
Native American Petroglyphs

From American Indian ruins, historic military forts, and pristine white missions dotting the landscape to intricate Victorian mansions, ornate courthouses, and entire Wild West districts in the heart of town, there’s something to fill every era of human history.

A variety of museums and monuments tell the local history through educational displays, artifacts, and interactive exhibits.

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Downtown History Museum

Explore downtown Tucson history at the Downtown History Museum, which features exhibits that depict early Tucson businesses and homes,...

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Explore Navajo Interactive Museum

The Museum was created with the help of leading Navajo scholars, museum personnel and the Navajo artistic community to provide a vibrant...

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Fort Huachuca Historical Museum

Fort Huachuca was established in 1877 as a temporary camp near the Huachuca Mountains, and today it houses the U.S. Army Intelligence...

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Fort Lowell Museum

The Fort Lowell Museum offers unique exhibits and hands-on activities for adults, families, and children...and it's pet-friendly too!...

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Grand Canyon Western Ranch

Located just 15 minutes from the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, Grand Canyon Western Ranch is a guest ranch rich in history, adventure and...

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Heard Museum

Since its founding in 1929, the Heard Museum has grown in size and stature to become recognized internationally for the quality of its...

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Hopi Cultural Center

The Hopi Cultural Center features a hotel, indoor meeting room and restaurant for guests. When visiting the Hopi Reservations, contact us...

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Hopi House

Hopi House, modeled after the 10,000-year-old pueblo dwellings of the Hopi village in Old Oraibi, was designed by architect Mary Colter in...

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John Slaughter Ranch

A National Historic Landmark, the Slaughter Ranch Museum was once the San Bernardino Ranch, belonging to John H. Slaughter, Cochise County...

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Kinishba Ruins

Kinishba Ruins National Historic Landmark is a large pueblo ruin containing nine masonry buildings constructed centuries ago by the...

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Lavender Jeep Tours

Since 2001, Lavendar Jeep Tours has introduced visitors to our community in Bisbee with driver-narrated tours throughout the hills and back...

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Meteor Crater Natural Landmark

Visit the world's best-preserved meteorite impact site on Earth. Located just minutes from Interstate 40 and the old Route 66 in Northern...