Sharlot Hall Museum

Prescott – The Sharlot Hall Museum is the largest museum in the Do Prescott Sharlot Hall Musuem
central territory of Arizona, and is dedicated to providing educational adventures in human and natural history, great for all ages.

Sharlot Hall Museum is named after its founder, Sharlot Mabridth Hall (1870-1943), who became well known as a poet, activist, politician, and Arizona’s first territorial historian. Sharlot Hall was one of the West’s most remarkable women. As early as 1907, Ms. Hall saw the need to save Arizona’s history and planned to develop a museum. She began to collect both Native American and pioneer material. In 1927, she began restoring the first Territorial Governor’s residence and offices and moved her extensive collection of artifacts and documents opening it as a museum in 1928. Today, the Museum features seven historic buildings, compelling exhibits and beautiful gardens, which serve as the setting for numerous public festivals. The Library and Archives, open to the public, hold a vast collection of rare books, original documents, historical photographs, maps and oral history. The Blue Rose Theater offers an entire season of historically based plays, and Living History programs bring the past alive through hands-on demonstrations. Click here to see a video about Sharlot and her museum.
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Museum Hours
October-April: Monday-Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm; Sunday, Noon to 4 pm
May-September: Monday-Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm; Sunday, Noon to 4 pm

The Sharlot Hall Museum sponsors several major events each year, including the Folk Arts Fair, Prescott Indian Art Market, the Folk Music Festival, the ‘Day of the Dead’ (El Dia de los Muertos) celebration, and the Frontier Christmas Open House. In addition, the Museum presents lectures, plays by the Blue Rose Theater, the Annual Western History Symposium, and other special events.

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