THE SHARLOT HALL MUSEUM

The Sharlot Hall Museum is the crown jewel of history museums in Arizona. The Museum is built around the site of the first Territorial Governor’s Mansion, which anchors nine historic buildings on a four-acre campus. An extensive collection of pioneer and Native American artifacts dating from Arizona’s territorial days brings the past to life for visitors, as do annual heritage festivals. A variety of related programs are offered throughout the year including signature living history presentations.     

Local Attractions

SMOKI MUSEUM OF AMERICAN

INDIAN ART & CULTURE

Learn about the early history of regional Native American tribes at the Smoki Museum of American Indian Art & Culture. Unique artifacts, ranging from pottery and jewelry to clothing and ornaments, are housed within the museum, as is an art collection comprised of paintings, drawings and photographs and a substantial library. Events span the calendar year, and there are plenty of chances to take advantage of the museum’s educational programs.

THE PHIPPEN MUSEUM OF

WESTERN ART

The Phippen Museum is named after local artist and first president of the Cowboy Artists of America, George Phippen. It presents museum quality Western art exhibits, educational opportunities and unique art events for visitors of all ages. A recent expansion project at the museum has seen the addition of 6,000 square feet of gallery space, with another 4,000 square feet for a research library and multipurpose classroom.   
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FORT WHIPPPLE

Located within a structure that originally stood as the officer's quarters circa 1905, the Fort Whipple Museum gives visitors a glimpse of the military and medical history of the Arizona territory between 1864 and 1924. Fort Whipple Museum features entertaining and educational Living History Presentations on the third Saturday of each month from January through November.    

HERITAGE PARK ZOOLOGICAL

SANCTUARY

Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary is a non-profit wildlife sanctuary, dedicated to the conservation and protection of native and exotic animals. Located in scenic Prescott,  the sanctuary provides a source of recreation, education and entertainment for all ages. With the mission of "Conservation through Education," Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary provides a unique and up- close experience with animals visitors may see nowhere else. Heritage Park Zoological Sanctuary is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization funded by the community and visitors.

THE HIGHLANDS CENTER FOR

NATURAL HISTORY

The Highlands Center for Natural History is located on its new 80-acre Lynx Creek site, which is home to the LEED certified James Learning Center, the Kiwanis Amphitheatre and three miles of hiking trails, with one 3/4- mile loop that is handicap accessible. For more than three decades, the environmental education organization has been a top resource for outdoor science education. Year- round programming for youth and families is available, including hands- on field studies, lectures, workshops, summer day camps and more.  
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THE SHARLOT HALL MUSEUM

The Sharlot Hall Museum is the crown jewel of history museums in Arizona. The Museum is built around the site of the first Territorial Governor’s Mansion, which anchors nine historic buildings on a four-acre campus. An extensive collection of pioneer and Native American artifacts dating from Arizona’s territorial days brings the past to life for visitors, as do annual heritage festivals. A variety of related programs are offered throughout the year including signature living history presentations.     

Local Attractions

SMOKI MUSEUM OF AMERICAN INDIAN ART & CULTURE

Learn about the early history of regional Native American tribes at the Smoki Museum of American Indian Art & Culture. Unique artifacts, ranging from pottery and jewelry to clothing and ornaments, are housed within the museum, as is an art collection comprised of paintings, drawings and photographs and a substantial library. Events span the calendar year, and there are plenty of chances to take advantage of the museum’s educational programs.

THE PHIPPEN MUSEUM OF WESTERN ART

The Phippen Museum is named after local artist and first president of the Cowboy Artists of America, George Phippen. It presents museum quality Western art exhibits, educational opportunities and unique art events for visitors of all ages. A recent expansion project at the museum has seen the addition of 6,000 square feet of gallery space, with another 4,000 square feet for a research library and multipurpose classroom.   
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