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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Mohave Museum of History & Arts

The Mohave Museum of History and Arts is dedicated to the purposes of preserving the heritage of northwestern Arizona and of presenting...

History

O.K. Corral

On October 26, 1881, long-simmering friction between the Earps and the Clanton-McLaury gang erupted in the vacant lot behind the O.K....

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Old Trails Museum

The Old Trails Museum's permanent exhibits tell the general history of the town alongside images and artifacts donated by decades of museum...

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Phippen Museum

The Phippen Museum is named after local artist and first president of the Cowboy Artists of America, George Phippen. It presents...

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Pima Air & Space Museum

Pima Air & Space Museum opened in 1976 and is one of the largest air and space museums in the world—and the largest self-supporting...

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Pimeria Alta Historical Society Museum

Housed in the Old Nogales City Hall (c. 1914), the exhibits and collections of the Pimeria Alta Museum center on the history of southern...

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Pinal County Historical Museum

The Pinal County Historical Society and Museum showcases displays and artifacts that bring to life the stories of the events and people who...

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Pioneer Living History Museum

More than 20 original and reproduction buildings form Pioneer Village. A paved sidewalk leads you to Senator Ashurst's 1878 boyhood home,...

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Pioneer Museum

Discover history in the cool pines of Flagstaff. The former 1908 Coconino County Hospital for the Indigent is now the Arizona Historical...

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Planes of Fame Air Museum

The Planes of Fame Air Museum seeks to preserve aviation history, inspire interest in aviation, educate the public, and honor aviation...

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Poston Memorial Monument

The Poston Memorial Monument marks the site where 17,867 persons of Japanese ancestry, the majority of whom were United States citizens,...