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Fort Lowell Museum

2900 N Craycroft Rd, 2900 N. Craycroft Rd., 85719, Tucson, Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85719
+1 520-885-3832
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Good Insight Into The Life Late 1800s

Being from back East we've visited many Forts similar to this from the Revolutionary War to the... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
Ryan B
,
Ne Ohio
An unexpected pleasure

Just happened to step in by chance and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the exhibits. It... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
junaidadil
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Tucson
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This museum has exhibits on the Apache Wars and explores life at the fort.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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2900 N Craycroft Rd, 2900 N. Craycroft Rd., 85719, Tucson, Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85719
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

Being from back East we've visited many Forts similar to this from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War. This was our first from this period. It was interesting about Walter Reed being stationed there. I knew of him but not of his work. Worth...More

Thank Ryan B
AZHistoricalSociety, Manager at Fort Lowell Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Hello, Thank you for your review and visit to the Fort Lowell Museum! We're glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you return again soon! - Arizona Historical Society staff

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Just happened to step in by chance and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the exhibits. It is much,anger than what it seems from the outside and is definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank junaidadil
AZHistoricalSociety, Manager at Fort Lowell Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

We're glad you enjoyed it! Thank you for visiting and leaving a review. We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 11 March 2017

Small but professionally managed by the Arizona Historical Society. It explains life on this late 1800's fort, now in a large park. Many of the ruins still exist. The knowledgeable docents encourage visitors to handle certain items, such as guns. Admission is free, donations are...More

Thank AZ1912
AZHistoricalSociety, Manager at Fort Lowell Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

We couldn't have said it better ourselves, thank you for the review of the Fort Lowell Museum! We're glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 2 March 2017

Our Museum guide was George, a very personable, friendly and knowledgeable gentleman. George was virtually a "walking encyclopedia" full of wonderful and fascinating information about the history of the Fort and those who served there. This was a completely new experience for us, as George...More

Thank TexieKilleen-TX
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Free historic museum, well done. Free admission, but donations accepted. After you visit, you will want to donate. Hands on, for children. Surprisingly, they encourage you to touch things not behind glass. Offer candle making and other activities. Outside area too and adjacent to a...More

Thank BetteWV
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This place looks like nothing until you start looking around and then go into the museum building. Lots of history comes to life. It is being restored all the time. Located in a very large public park. Be sure to talk to the docent about...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This was a US CAVALRY post during the Indian Wars. The museum is tiny but educational. It adjoins Ft Lowell park.

Thank RealtorPam
Reviewed 11 October 2016

You can find part of the Old West History in the middle of Tucson, Arizona at Fort Lowell Museum & Park. The remnants of the large 1860s fort which provided supplies and manpower to outlying areas during the Apache Wars still exist at this site...More

Thank Swabado
AZHistoricalSociety, Manager at Fort Lowell Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2016

Hello! Thank you for leaving a review of the Fort Lowell Museum. We're sorry to hear you came on a day that the museum was closed! It is open Thursday-Sunday from 10-4. Inside you'll find relevant and interesting exhibits relating to the Fort and surrounding...More

Reviewed 28 June 2016

We always take visitors to the grounds and the Museum. The Museum has a lot of the old history and very interesting facts . . especially ask them why it was located this far from town.

Thank rhk42
Reviewed 2 June 2016

A piece of history and worth stopping in if you are in the area. They were not doing the candle dipping when we were there, but there is the ruins of the old post hospital and the museum worth seeing. Museum is only open Thursday...More

Thank csarchibald
AZHistoricalSociety, Front Office Manager at Fort Lowell Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2016

Thank you for visiting the Fort Lowell Museum and leaving a response! The Candle Dipping activities are only available the 2nd Saturday of the month from October-May. From May-October, there is a new soap making activity on the 2nd Saturday of the month. Try to...More

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