The Arizona Capitol Museum serves as a symbol of the state’s vast and colorful history. The museum creates authentic educational experiences by offering visibility to political, social, cultural, environmental, governmental and economic history. Through its stewardship of priceless collections, partnerships and interactions, the museum improves visitors understanding of this distinct region that inspires appreciation for our rich cultural heritage
Who We Are:
Located in the iconic space that was the last Territorial seat and first State Capitol of Arizona, the AZCM is the center of the Arizona Capitol complex – providing visibility to political, social, cultural, environmental, governmental and economic history.
What We Do:
We deliver a comprehensive view of Arizona, from territorial times to the present. The museum creates onsite and virtual experiences, and maintains and collects artifacts pertaining to all areas of Arizona. Merchandise expansion, creation of pieces produced from state owned collections, and development of an online museum gift shop provides visibility and reach throughout the state and beyond. Events, exhibits, and educational programs illustrate how citizens of Arizona created a successful government and helped redefine the United States, and continue to evolve today.