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The Rosson House Museum

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Address: 139 N 6th St, Heritage Square, Phoenix, AZ 85004-2328
Phone Number:
+1 602-262-5070
10:00 - 16:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 10:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

The Rosson House Museum is a fully-restored 1895 Queen Anne Victorian house...

The Rosson House Museum is a fully-restored 1895 Queen Anne Victorian house museum which interprets the history of Phoenix. Tours of the house include all living areas and offer visitors a glimpse into the lifestyles of early Phoenix families. Admission to the Rosson House Museum is by guided tour only.

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A Must for Visiting Phoenix.

This is one of the many historical sites in Phoenix. The house is absolutely beutiful. It is filled with many of the furnishing of that era. The voluneers that are tour guides... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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West Orange, New Jersey
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Interesting tour. Small place by mansion standards. The guide provided local detail. The history here is so recent and that makes it quite different.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is one of the many historical sites in Phoenix. The house is absolutely beutiful. It is filled with many of the furnishing of that era. The voluneers that are tour guides really know the background of the house and adjoining property.

1 Thank Rocktownlady
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The Rosson House tour is quite interesting, given the era in which it was built. The entire square has a fascinating history. The tour itself lasts under an hour; the docent was knowledgeable and we learned a lot about the entire area, the families that once lived there and the politics of that specific time period. We didn't spend much... More 

2 Thank Lynn B
Georgetown, Texas
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

The Rosson House is a part of Heritage Square. This historic area has several houses remaining from the early days of Phoenix. The house has been restored to period appearance and furnishings. The tour will provide an opportunity to see the inside, hear the stories and get a perspective on early life in Phoenix by those who could afford a... More 

1 Thank 510dele
Rice Lake, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

We had the opportunity to tour the Rosson House as well as the Historical square. Very interesting. House has been restored to its' original grandeur. Guide was informative and had a great sense of humor.

Thank Maryatdesairlake
Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed 12 January 2017

The Museum is located In Heritage Square. We went on a Wed. and the other activity, which is a crafting place was closed. The area around the museum is large and parking is reasonable. The Museum tour guide was knowledgeable and somewhat entertaining. It is worth the visit as you learn about the life and times of the residents of... More 

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Reviewed 6 January 2017

The tour guide I had was fabulous. She was obviously knowledgeable and happy to share everything she knew about not only the home, but the customs and cultures it has represented over the years. She was also more than willing to answer any questions.

Thank Telly M
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our tour. The guide was very friendly and interactive with the audience, which I find nice. The house is amazing and well preserved. My family and I loved the experience and we strongly recommend for tourists who are visiting town.

Thank Mohamad H
Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

We went with friends on the noon tour. If you use the parking garage next door make sure you get the parking ticket validated and parking will only be $1 . This house will give you an idea of how people lived 100 years ago. They have kept the house as original as possible.

2 Thank R55Wilson
Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This is a beautifully restored home from the late 1890's. It is the only home left downtown on its original site. The 1 hour tour has lots of fascinating stories of old Phoenix & lovely antique furniture. It is a very enjoyable visit.

Thank Chris J

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