1225 E. Gurley Street
Prescott, AZ 86301
Phone: (928) 445-7057
Fax: (928) 778-5833
Arts & Museums
During the early part of the 20th century, some citizens banded together to preserve the traditions of Northern Arizona and Prescott. This group of "Smoki People" began collections in the 20s, which have since evolved into the present museum. Collections include kachinas and basketry, prehistoric items like jewelry and pottery as well as stone artifacts. A collection from the southwestern artist Kate Cory is also featured.
The Fort Whipple Museum in Prescott is a famous landmark in the city as well as the preserver of the popular Fort Whipple.
The collection of the Sharlot Hall Museum are spread across nine buildings and four gardens and a tour to these would take you through various themed exhibits related to the region's history and culture. Among these, the Native American baskets collection is recommended because of display of colorful items. Fun events and other festivities are a regular feature at the museum.
This museum documents the early American Indian history of regional tribes and displays a number of artifacts including basketry, pottery, and weavings.
The Phippen Museum is a museum where you will get to learn about art from the Wild Wild West in America, where cowboys and riding off into the sunset on a horse comes to play.