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Eureka Springs Historical Museum

95 S Main St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-3600
+1 479-253-9417
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Excellent Museum with a lot of history

This is excellent museum to visit with a lot of history. There are two floors to this building and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
oaklogman
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Mountain View, Arkansas
Does this open?

Wednesday afternoon, called at 1.30pm closed. Returned 4.15pm closed. Pity. Was hoping to get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
AnneDSurrey
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Surrey
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The Eureka Springs Historical Museum is located in the heart of the historic district at 95 S. Main in Calif House, built in 1889. Its mission is to collect, preserve and exhibit the documents, photographs, and artifacts pertaining to the history of Eureka Springs, (Carroll County), and surrounding areas. See the colorful past of this unique town and the people who lived here. A fascinating collection of papers, photographs, mementos, official documents, home furnishings, and other artifacts are on display. We offer a newly renovated main floor with new exhibits that tell the story of Eureka Springs. We also have a second floor with more exhibits, as well as an Art Gallery that features local artists that helped start the artist boom in Eureka Springs. ESHM is a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization, and does not receive funds from state or city taxes. The museum's income is derived from admissions, donations, fundraisers, research fees, and gift shop sales, as well as memberships which are open and available to all interested persons. We are open from 9:30am-4:00pm Monday through Saturday, and 11:00am-4:00pm on Sunday.
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95 S Main St, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-3600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is excellent museum to visit with a lot of history. There are two floors to this building and a lot to see. There are no discounts but the charge is only $5 per person. There is free parking next to the building but there...More

Thank oaklogman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wednesday afternoon, called at 1.30pm closed. Returned 4.15pm closed. Pity. Was hoping to get information on history of town and surrounding area but had to Google instead!

Thank AnneDSurrey
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Surprising little museum. Great place to visit to learn more about Eureka Springs. We spent more time in the Museum then we thought we would. We recommend it as part of a visit to Eureka Springs.

Thank JonandLaura1
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I love this quaint towns Historical Museum. Lots of displays you can look at that tell the history of this quaint town. I love the old building. A true Gem of this town

Thank angoct14
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The museum has a lot of hisorical memorabilia and it also has a fine collection of artwork by local artists who have lived in the village in the past.

1  Thank InnkeeperSandra13
Reviewed 29 January 2017

we spent several hours here. very nice, even with the construction. they are making some nice improvments to the exterior.

Thank happysnowmanjake
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I go in there often. The lady who runs it is knowledgeable and friendly. A true treasure. It even has parking.

Thank annmac2015
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I visited this museum during a rainy day in Eureka Springs. Very surprised at how much I learned about the history of the area.

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 24 October 2016

There are many interesting things to learn about. They had some of the early hand made tools,the early phone equipment from the Crescent Hotel,and items from the early schools,and much more.

1  Thank sharimcpherson
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed visiting the museum. Great exhibits & art from local artists. Staff went out of her way to accommodate us.

Thank arazzmatazz
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