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Sharlot Hall Museum

415 West Gurley Street
Prescott, Arizona

Phone: 520-445-3122 --

Statement of Purpose:

To preserve the prehistory, history and cultural history of Prescott, Yavapai County and Arizona.

The Sharlot Hall Museum is the largest museum in the central territory of Arizona, and is dedicated to providing educational  adventures in human and natural history.

Founded by historian and poet Sharlot M. Hall in 1928, the Museum today explores the rich diversity of regional heritage through festivals, living history events, outdoor theater performances, changing exhibits, publications and research services.

Highlights & Collections:

Exhibits & Special Events:

A full city block of period homes, exhibits on Territorial Arizona history, central Arizona prehistory Native American history and natural history, beautiful grounds and gardens H.K. Porter steam locomotive. An original Modoc Stagecoach.

Changing exhibits.

Calendar of Events: Annual Special Events and Festivals:

First weekend in June (since 1974):

Folk Arts Fair, a community celebration of crafts, lifeways and entertainments from Arizona's Territorial Period, 300

demonstrators and performers, all free!

Second Weekend in July (since 1998):

Prescott Indian Art Market, many of the finest NativeAmerican artists in paint, sculpture, beading, leatherwork, weaving, baskets and pottery. Show and sale and entertainment.

Third Weekend in August (since 1988):

Arizona Cowboy Poets Gathering, a lively festival celebrating Arizona's cowboys' oral traditions of storytelling and musicmaking. Over one hundred working cowboy performers. Daytimes free, evening shows require tickets.

First Weekend in October (since 1979):

Folk Music Festival, a celebration of traditional music and dance of Arizona and the Southwest. Two stages, three workshop areas, children's performance area, dance area; Sunday morning instrument swap meet. All free.

Every Summer Weekend:

Blue Rose Historical Theater presents plays based on local history in the outdoor Amphitheater, Friday and Saturdays, 8:15 pm (when the cicadas stop); Sunday 7:00 pm

Museum Open Hours:

Admission & Directions:

Admission is by Requested Donation:

Two blocks west of courthouse plaza on Gurley Street, the main street through Prescott.

100 miles NW of Phoenix via Interstate 17 and Arizona route 69.

100 miles SW of Flagstaff via Interstate 17 and Arizona routes 269 and 69, or via Interstate 40 West to Ashfork, Arizona 89 South to Prescott.



Key Personnel:

Richard Sims, Director

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