Stories and artifacts of Arizona personalities such as Geronimo and Wyatt Earp, as well as Emperor and Empress Maximilian and Carlota of Mexico. Families and kids will enjoy going back in time to explore the mining tunnel and a hands-on 1870s’ Tucson exhibit. The museum has special programs, annual events, and yearly rotating exhibits. Part of the Arizona Historical Society (AHS), The Arizona History Museum is also home to a library, archives, and artifact collections. The Gift Shop features items such as Navajo and Zuni jewelry and reproductions of historic photographs.
Arizona History Museum
949 E. 2nd Street; Tucson, AZ 85719
Hours: Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
To learn about more worthwhile museums in Tucson, whether art, history, science, or just fun, see our list of the Best Museums here.
For more information on the Apaches and the history surrounding the Apache Wars, see our page on the Local History of the Apaches.