About the Arizona Capitol Museum

Our mission is "Celebrating Arizona's vibrant cultural heritage through history."

Visitors to the Arizona Capitol Museum can:

  • Trace Arizona government from territorial times to statehood, and on to present day
  • Learn how the Arizona Constitution continues to drive our state government
  • Explore the Capitol Mall and Wesley Bolin Plaza monuments

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The Arizona Capitol Museum is located in the 1901 Arizona Territorial and State Capitol Building. The Arizona Legislature is located directly in front of the historic capitol, and the Executive Tower is directly behind (and connected via the 1938 addition.)

The State Library of Arizona is located on the third floor of the historic capitol building, in the 1938 addition.

The Arizona Capitol Museum is a branch of the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, a Division of the Secretary of State.