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Fort Verde State Historic Park

125 E Hollamon St, Camp Verde, AZ 86322-7100
+1 928-567-3275
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A quiet piece of history

We stopped here on our way to Jerome. This was the headquarters of the Army during the Indian Wars... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Mike H
Phoenix, Arizona
Worth a stop

This old fort dates back to the skirmishes and battles for the wild West and is worth a stop. Seven... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scottsdale, Arizona
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Winner of the 2015 Arizona Governor's Heritage Preservation Honor Award. Fort Verde is one of the best preserved examples of an Indian Wars period fort in Arizona. This original Military Headquarters is now a museum which contains artifacts, photos, videos, and interpretive exhibits focused on the history and lives of those who lived and served at Fort Verde: soldiers, Indian Scouts, settlers, doctors, and Native Americans. Three of the original homes along Officer's Row are still remaining and furnished with period artifacts.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
125 E Hollamon St, Camp Verde, AZ 86322-7100
+1 928-567-3275
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped here on our way to Jerome. This was the headquarters of the Army during the Indian Wars. There are only 4 buildings left and luckily they are preserved very well. The main building houses a museum and has a short video about the...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This old fort dates back to the skirmishes and battles for the wild West and is worth a stop. Seven dollar entry fee per adult. We wandered into the main building, and the Ranger enthusiastically told us the history of the area. We then wandered...More

Thank SecondSeat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Fort is what remains of Fort Verde built in 1871 during the Central Indian Wars of Arizona from 1850's through 1890's. The buildings that remain are the Fort's administrative headquarters and a few buildings that were once "Officers' Row". The displays are very high...More

Thank danf552017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although there are only 4 buildings left, they are wonderfully preserved. The museum was excellent; we got a lot of information about the Apache wars and the workings of the Army during that time. Access to the buildings gives one insite into the every daylife...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Parks' people are great - very informative. The museum is very informative - one would not realize necessarily all that went on in this place and during what time frame in our nation's history. Well maintained.

Thank SthWesternGal
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The lady at the front desk was very knowledgeable and pleasant. Our family loves visiting historical monuments, especially military ones as we are an Army family. We had a great time looking over the main building and the preserved outbuildings and artifacts preserved there. They...More

Thank Hilary R
Reviewed 30 June 2017

We visited Camp Verde 29/June/2017. The Two Park Rangers who greeted us were friendly, and extremely knowledgeable. Also very helpful. Obviously people who loved their work. The old Fort itself is kept in strict Military cleanliness. The exhibits are beyond what words may describe. As...More

Thank cros1954
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This place is by far the best historical park i have ever been. It is very accurate and its very a very fun place to be.

Thank Minecraft J
Reviewed 25 June 2017

the museum was really the best with lots of artifacts and history. The personnel were helpful, friendly and informative.

Thank Alex O
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Very cool learning about the history of the Army in Arizona. The staff are very helpful and know a lot about he the fort.

Thank Christine P
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Jim B
31 March 2015|
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Response from Jim_D_13206 |
Yes, leashed pets are allowed everywhere except in the museum. They are allowed throughout the grounds and in all the historic buildings.