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Arizona Historical Society Museum Downtown Tucson

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Arizona Historical Society Museum Downtown Tucson

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Title: Arizona Historical Society Museum Downtown Tucson
Date: Hours: Thursday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and State Holidays.
Price: $3.00 children $2.00
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Highlights: The AHS Downtown Museum exhibits depict early Tucson businesses and homes,
including drugstores, police and fire departments, and the Romero barbershop.
Description: Current exhibit: John Dillinger.
Some of the things you will see. Transportation: a stagecoach, chuckwagon,
oxcarts, an impeccible 1923 Studebaker, buggies, and bicycles. Mining: beautiful Arizona
minerals, mining equipment (stamping machine), and a walk through a replica of a mine
including ore cars, dim lighting, and equipment (watch your head and footing!). Guns, guns,
guns and Santa Ana's uniform. Geronimo's weapons and a camera like the one C.S. Fly used to
photograph Geronimo. Silver: jaw-dropping silver chest with huge pieces of silver decorative arts.
Period rooms: beautiful furniture, rugs, pictures, and personal articles displayed as if someone
had just left the room. The importance of water exhibit: learn that who controls water, controls
all. Excavating history: step back in time as you view excavated artifacts; learn about the
Chinese in Arizona.
Upstairs are a general store and rooms depicting what life was like in 1870's Tucson from a
multicultural perspective. There are fun hands-on experiences for children involving music,
dress, and activities of daily living.
And don't miss seeing the original bar from the Bird Cage Theater in Tombstone!

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Call 520-770-1473
Come visit us! 140 N Stone Ave, Tucson, AZ - 85701,US

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