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Old State House Museum

300 West Markham, Little Rock, AR 72201-1406
+1 501-324-9685
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Greek Revival architecture of the 19th Century blends beautifully with the "Old Southern... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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We visited the museum on May 17th. We parked the car at the Convention Garage (Main St & 2nd... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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300 West Markham, Little Rock, AR 72201-1406
+1 501-324-9685
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Greek Revival architecture of the 19th Century blends beautifully with the "Old Southern" atmosphere of the lawn and river views. A mix of well-maintained History and contemporary functionality blend well. Have visited many times including original "get acquainted" tour to annual Christmas concerts. A lovely...More

Thank SueJoyce55
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the museum on May 17th. We parked the car at the Convention Garage (Main St & 2nd). There is no admission fee. There are different exhibitions: the history of the building, gowns of the First Ladies, the governors, political history of Arkansas and...More

1  Thank AmarilisVos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really cool old piece of Arkansas history, located in a great area in downtown Little Rock. I've attended events there and catered an event there, always a nice place to be!

Thank pamfree
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It had been years since I and my wife had visited the Old State House. They had an exhibit from U of A. Cabinet of Curiosities. What a great exhibit. Must see when in Central Arkansas. Great history and not far from the River Market..

Thank BrianM72103
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Old State House stands on Markham Street in downtown Little Rock. It overlooks the Arkansas River. It was Arkansas's original State Capitol Building when Arkansas became a state in 1836. The current State Capitol Building was built after 1900, and is about two miles...More

Thank TallTexWally
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I recently visited the Old State House Museum. I had not been there since I was in elementary school. I don't think I really appreciated the wonderful collection when I was younger, but I certainly do now. This is an Arkansas treasure.

Thank TraceyLeighPew
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This was a wonderful place to go. The grounds are well kept and the building was renovated to look the way it was when it was originally built. The museum is FREE. You go in and there are friendly people there to greet you and...More

1  Thank lilannie1971
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The brochure does not emphasize that this is NOT simply a refurbished Old Statehouse, it is a museum in it's own right. Yes, there is a detailed history of the early statehood, "first families of Arkansas" and memorabilia of many Arkansas governors. There is also...More

1  Thank Columbus_OhioRandy51
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The building, grounds and location are wonderful. Spend an afternoon walking the place, eating lunch, enjoy the river and just relax. It is a wonderful place with interesting architecture and displays. Bring your camera and take pictures.

Thank 1scrappyRN
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

This is the location of the first state Capitol in Arkansas. The grounds are beautiful and so is the old building. Inside you can find exhibits about the history of the state, all about the governors of the state, and gowns of the First Ladies...More

Thank betsyprice83
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