Amid continuing concerns for public safety, the Sharlot Hall Museum will close public operations indefinitely beginning Sunday, March 22, according to Fred Veil, executive director. “The effects of this global pandemic are here ...and local,” said Veil. “It is necessary to cease regular operations until the threat diminishes to a point where it is safe to resume normal, public activities.” “Despite our strongest desires to remain open, our concern remains FIRST and foremost the health and safety of our visitors, volunteers and staff,” Veil added in announcing the temporary public... Read More
As both an historic site and a heritage campus, Sharlot Hall Museum is the “Crown Jewel” of Northern Arizona with its 11 exhibit buildings (six of which are historic), more than 40,000 artifacts, and thousands of documents, photos, images and maps in its archives. Enjoy an “Arizona History Adventure” at this research center, educational facility, and park-like cultural center resplendent with frontier heritage that portrays the Territorial times in the small-town, high-country environs of Prescott.
Sharlot Hall Museum is an educational and cultural center, which fosters public and community understanding and appreciation of historical, social, and natural aspects of Arizona, with emphasis on the Central Highlands, and which promotes involvement in and support for research, collections, conservation, exhibits, and related programs.
Nearby Fort Whipple Museum offers a distinct view of both Territorial Arizona's military history, plus its passage to becoming a leading medical center for our veterans. Housed along Officers' Row on the Bob Stump-NoAZ Veteran Affairs Medical Center in Prescott, the 1908-vintage exhibit building is a joint operation with VA facility and Sharlot Hall Musuem, and is located near AZ-89 and AZ-69. Hours for visitation are Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is by donation.
Fort Whipple Museum