Discover the Arizona History Museum and Arizona Heritage Center

The Arizona Historical Society is excited to welcome you back into our museums. The Arizona History Museum in Tucson and the Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park in Tempe are now open. Museum hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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Upcoming Events

“I’ll Take Credit for That”: A Mary Colter Presentation on January 28

Some people believe that celebrated architect and designer Mary Jane Colter (1869-1958) was a fraud. Colter is famous for being the architect and designer for many of the Santa Fe Railroad and Fred Harvey Company buildings including Hopi House in Grand Canyon National Park. Was Colter a resilient figure in a male-dominated profession? Join us on Thursday, January 28 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. to learn more.

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”Barry Goldwater, K7UGA” at the Arizona History Museum

Born before Arizona became a state, Barry Goldwater’s passions went beyond public service. He rafted the Colorado River, flew over the great mesas of central Arizona, photographed the Navajo and Hopi peoples, and connected with people around the globe as a ham radio operator. View the careful reconstruction of his ham radio station, photographs, and personal memorabilia, and learn more about the personal life and achievements of Goldwater’s life outside of politics.

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