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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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Lovely little museum!

For only a $5.00 admission fee you can learn a great deal about Eureka Springs. The manager of the... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
SandyK1962
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Westpoint, Indiana
Interesting Artefacts

Only $5 for entry. A collection of interesting local items. My favorite was a hands on vintage... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Sarah S
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Rogers, Arkansas
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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 29 March 2018

For only a $5.00 admission fee you can learn a great deal about Eureka Springs. The manager of the museum is polite and knowledgeable and we had a nice visit. I also bought a book about the Crescent Hotel with ghost stories. It was a...More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Only $5 for entry. A collection of interesting local items. My favorite was a hands on vintage stereoscope with local 3D postcards. Walls had wordy information plaques in a rather small font. I enjoyed upstairs most of all, but it is a steep staircase only...More

Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

interesting history and artifacts of the area in and around eureka springs area, enjoy the story about the texas girl that came here to college and won national championships

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This is a nice museum just a short walk from the downtown transit center. It is a self directed museum with lots of interesting artifacts. In fact as you read one of the boards in the downstairs area you will see where I got the...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2017

the staff gave me a map and some tips to enjoy Eureka Springs' finest...i looked at some of the history stuff, and it was packed with interesting information.

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

Not a lot here considering what a big historical town it is. Needs more work and a more central location. Didn't even notice it until my 3rd trip to town

Thank Gary O
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Reviewed 14 July 2017

A small, but packed little museum. Contains the history of Eureka Springs & how it contributed to the war.

Thank Lynn G
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Eureka Springs has a long-time colorful history. There is no better place to learn about what made Eureka Springs one of America's most popular destinations in the early 1900's. From gangsters to ghosts, you'll learn it all.

Thank Ericstud
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

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

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

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
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