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, 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.
Celebrating Arizona’s vibrant cultural heritage through history
Visitors to the Arizona Capitol Museum can:
- See the Arizona Flag created from 113,998 lego bricks (one for each mile in the state)
- Visit Arizona Takes Shape and trace Arizona government from territorial times to statehood, and on to present day
- Learn how the Arizona Constitution continues to drive our state government
- Explore the Capitol Mall and Wesley Bolin Plaza monuments
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The Arizona Capitol Museum is located in the 1901 Arizona Territorial and State Capitol Building. The Arizona Legislature is located directly in front of the historic capitol, and the Executive Tower is directly behind (and connected via the 1938 addition.)
The State Library of Arizona is located on the third floor of the historic capitol building, in the 1938 addition.
The Arizona Capitol Museum is a branch of the Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records, a Division of the Secretary of State.