Arizona Military Museum


Arizona Military Museum is located at 5636 East McDowell Road in Phoenix, Arizona. The facility is open from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. There are appointments required for group tours; the facility is closed during the summer. Admission to the museum is free of charge.

Arizona Military Museum is a remodeled arsenal that houses memorabilia from Arizona's military history. There are photographs, weapons, uniforms and archival material. The non-profit Arizona National Guard Historical Society operates the facility. The members of the society and the National Guard take care of the maintenance and operations of the facility.

The Arizona Military Museum was built during 1936 as one of the public works projects during the Depression. Until World War 11 the building was used as an arsenal for the National Guard after the war it was changed in the maintenance shop for POWs from a close by camp. The facility covers history from the 16th century though the current day giving visitors a wide range of aspects to choose from.

Those wishing to obtain additional information about the Arizona Military Museum, its exhibits or just get directions should contact the facility directly. Anyone interested in the history of the military should make it a point to visit the museum if they are in the Phoenix, Arizona area.

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