Sharlot Hall Museum

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The Museum's nine buildings and four special gardens form an architectural sequence spanning the years from the founding of Prescott in 1864 to the present. The exhibits and collection of artifacts tell the stories of those who settled Arizona and the West. Visit restored and authenticated Fort Misery, 1863-64, the oldest log building associated with the territory of Arizona, the 1864 pine log Governor's Mansion, the 1875 Freemont House with furnishings, a 1877 Victorian Home, a 1934 WPA native rock and pine building, the 1937 transportation building housing Sharlot M. Hall's personal 1927 Star automobile, and the 1885 Iron Turbine Windmill, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Sharlot Hall Museum is the largest museum in the central territory of Arizona, and is dedicated to providing educational adventures in human and natural history. Founded by historian and poet, Sharlot M. Hall in 1928, the Museum today explores the rich diversity of regional heritage through festivals, living history events, outdoor theater performances, changing exhibits, publications and research services.

Hours: May - September, Monday - Saturday 10 am - 5 pm; Sunday 1 - 5 pm
October - April, Monday - Saturday 10 am - 4 pm, Closed Sunday.
Address: 415 W. Gurley Street
Phone: 928-445-3122
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