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Sharlot Hall Museum

415 W Gurley St, Two blocks west from Courthouse Plaza and Whiskey Row, Prescott, AZ 86301-3691
+1 928-445-3122
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Well done in every way

The docents were well informed. The properties were well maintained. We learned a lot. Would likely... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Deborah G
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Normal, Illinois
Must see in Prescott

Plan to spend at least 3 hours viewing this excellent museum and location. Very knowledgeable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
flavioguy
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Tucson, Arizona
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An educational and cultural center featuring the historical, social and natural aspects of Arizona, with emphasis on the Central Highlands... a heritage and historical site with 11 exhibit buildings (five historical), a research center for collections and conservation of artifacts, and a year 'round calendar of rotating and permanent exhibits, and related educational and cultural programs. Open 362 days a year, and presenting the area's culture from the Pleistocene Epoch (14,000 years ago) to the present.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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415 W Gurley St, Two blocks west from Courthouse Plaza and Whiskey Row, Prescott, AZ 86301-3691
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+1 928-445-3122
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The docents were well informed. The properties were well maintained. We learned a lot. Would likely go back again as we surely missed something important to know.

Thank Deborah G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plan to spend at least 3 hours viewing this excellent museum and location. Very knowledgeable volunteers that were extremely friendly. Very well maintained grounds. The variety of exhibits/buildings are quite astounding.

Thank flavioguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the Folk Festival at the Museum and was able to see some of the exhibits but many of the building were being used for workshops. We will definitely return to spend more time exploring.

Thank AKNomads
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was on a two-day trip to Prescott with my cousin and decided to visit. In a self-guided tour, many topics are covered, including Prescott's early history, geology, native Americans of the area, wildlife history, transportation, and much more. A several acre campus includes several...More

Thank micrip
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting this really well put together little museum gave us a fuller understanding of the history of Prescott and the surrounding area. As you travel around there are many museums of differing standards. This museum is a little gem and the volunteers working there know...More

Thank Bukashaus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This would be a great place to visit when they have a festival going on. Took me an hour to see everything.

Thank Cris G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This unique collection of buildings brings early Arizona alive for the visitor. Realizing that Sharlot not only saved and preserved the original Governor's Mansion, but lived it as well just adds to the experience. An excellent tribute to a former State Historian, author and journalist.

Thank Buster4189
Kenneth L, Media & PR Manager at Sharlot Hall Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for providing a review about your recent experience at Sharlot Hall Museum.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit. Liked to walk to different buildings, each with their own history. It is educational and fun.

Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rosa's is a great place to eat and visit. Food was very good, the service has been very good, both times we have eaten there. Wonderful selections! Highly recommend!

Thank Sherryl H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This museum is well laid out and including a new prehistoric section. I have lived in the southwest for 40 years and learned quite a bit about the southwest and Arizona history there. The volunteers are very knowledgeable and had interesting details to share. Definitely...More

Thank Beaches1
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arizonajan55
31 August 2016|
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Response from Kay B | Reviewed this property |
Roses should be still in bloom......frost comes in September but just when, don't know.
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arizonajan55
31 August 2016|
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Response from DeeAnn M | Reviewed this property |
The roses are definitely in bloom and they are beautiful!
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TJL14DML
26 February 2016|
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Response from Kenneth L | Property representative |
Admission is $7 for adults; discounts apply for seniors and veterans (active military), as well as teens; children 15-and-under are FREE. Special events and festivals have specific pricing -- usually $10 adults, with... More
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