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 Pinal County Historical     Society & Museum    

 

   

715 South Main Street ∙ P.O. Box 851 ∙ Florence, Arizona 85132

Telephone: 520.868.4382  ∙  Email: pchsmuseum@yahoo.com

 


IMPORTANT NOTICE

 

 

The construction project at the Museum has finally been completed and we will officially reopen for business on Tuesday, December 16th . We will resume our regular hours of 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday and 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Sundays. The Museum is closed on Mondays.

Please come in to see us and see the changes that have been made to the Museum. Our newest exhibits includes portraits of the Ruggles family and artifacts donated by Levi Ruggles’ ancestors. Thanks you for your patients and we look forward to seeing you. In addition to changing the rear entrance and replacing the bathrooms, kitchen and storage area we also have had a complete roof repair. Come see it all!!!

 


 

We are a private non-profit organization originally founded in 1959 as a countywide museum. Our current home was built in 1970. The museum has numerous exhibits of native Americans, day to day life in early Florence, prison artifacts, and an extensive Library of Arizona and the southwest. In addition, extensive records are available for research on families as well as history of the area. Our staff will assist with onsite research.

 

You will find outstanding Indian exhibits, extensive bullet and barbed wire collections, cactus furniture, quilts and antique clothing, prison artifacts including hanging nooses, two-seater gas chamber chair, and prison registers. The is an outdoor display of antique farm machinery, a blacksmith shop, 1928 Pioneer Cabin, and vintage fire engines.

 

Visit our "Reference Library" as we are proud to have over 1000 books about the people, history, flora and fauna of the region, Arizona Highways Magazine dating back to 1937 and archives including documents, letters and photographs.

 

Mission Statement:

 

To collect, preserve, interpret and disseminate relevant and historically significant materials pertaining to the southwest with emphasis on Pinal County, and especially Florence and to develop and maintain ethical, effective and efficient standards in carrying out these endeavors for the benefit of present and future generations.

 

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