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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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...

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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...

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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

Step back in time and explore Florence's rich history at the Pinal County Historical Museum.Bring Florence's stories to life with our...

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Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum

Hidden away from the hustle and bustle of modern life, Pioneer Arizona Living History Museum is a sprawling 90-acre open-air museum nestled...

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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...