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.
Hours & Admission
Monday through Friday 9:00AM - 4:00PM & Saturday (Sept - May) 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Admission is free. A donation of $1.00 - $5.00 per person appreciated; all donations go toward funding museum exhibits, education and programs.
Museum Store & Common Grounds (coffee shop)
First floor in the North Wing - 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.
Opened in January 2017 the museum enjoys the addition of Common Grounds Coffee Shop, serving Kahala Traders suite of coffees. Free wifi brought to you courtesy of the Arizona Secretary of State, Michele Reagan.
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.
The Arizona Legislature meets in chambers adjacent to the Historic Capitol Building beginning in January.
For more information, call 602-926-3620.