The Arizona Capitol Museum serves as a symbol of Arizona’s rich and colorful history. It preserves, educates, and makes accessible Arizona’s political, social, cultural, environmental, and economic history. Through its priceless collections and partnerships, the Museum hosts speakers’ series and events, invites public and private stakeholders, and engages the public with the goal of improving our visitors’ understanding of this distinct region.
The museum features four floors, more than 20 exhibition areas, and a store showcasing some of Arizona’s finest products.
Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.
Supplemental reading materials and souvenirs are available for purchase in the museum store.
Monday through Friday, 9:00AM – 4:00PM.
Open Saturdays September through May, 10:00AM – 2:00PM.
Tours are free and available by reservation for groups of 10 or more.
The Museum Store is on the first floor rotunda next to the main entrance. The store features a unique selection of merchandise inspired by state owned collections, capitol exhibits and architecture. Entertaining and educational gifts include books, jewelry and unique custom-designed products. Merchandise from the AZCM Store may be purchased online at www.azcapitolgifts.com.
Directions & Parking
1700 West Washington Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
Free parking is available in the Wesley Bolin Plaza, east of the Museum. Parking lots are accessible by heading west on Adams Street towards 17th Avenue, or east on Jefferson Street towards 15th Avenue.
Bus parking, and additional free parking, is available in the Executive Tower parking lot along 19th Avenue between Adams and Jefferson streets.
Wesley Bolin Plaza
The Wesley Bolin Plaza is a park located in front of the Arizona Capitol Complex featuring memorials honoring prominent figures and events in Arizona history. Visitors are welcome to eat lunch and explore the memorials.
Flash photography, food and drink are not permitted in the museum.
The Arizona Legislature meets in chambers adjacent to the Historic Capitol Building beginning in January.
For more museum information, call 602-926-3620.