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History

This section includes local history museums, historic houses and other sites of historical significance. Museums focusing on the history of science, technology or industry are listed in the "Science & Technology" section. Museums focusing on natural history are listed in the "Creatures" and/or "Science & Technology" section. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of greatest interest to steampunks.

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Phoenix, AZ, USA

The Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix was the last home for Arizona's Territorial government, until Arizona became a state in 1912. . .

Cave Creek, AZ, USA

This museum focuses on the history of Cave Creek and Carefree in northeastern Maricopa County. . .

Wickenburg, AZ, USA

The Desert Caballeros Western Museum features exhibits related to the art and history of the American West. . .

Gilbert, AZ, USA

HD South, formerly the Gilbert Historical Museum, features exhibits and programs related to arts, history and culture in the town of Gilbert near Phoenix. . .

Casa Grande, AZ, USA

This regional history museum is operated by the Casa Grande Valley Historical Society in Arizona. . .

Florence, AZ, USA

Local history museum.

Payson, AZ, USA

This museum includes exhibits and collections related to the history of Northern Gila County. . .

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Phoenix, AZ, USA

The Rosson House was built between 1894 and 1895 and still sits in its original foundation in downtown Phoenix. . .

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Apache Junction, AZ, USA

This museum focuses on the history of Apache Junction and the Superstition Mountains. . .

Scottsdale, AZ, USA

Taliesin West was architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home and school in the desert from 1937 until his death in 1959 at the age of 91. . .

Tempe, AZ, USA

This local history museum is operated by the city of Tempe. . .

Roosevelt, AZ, USA

Tonto National Monument contains well-preserved cliff dwellings that were occupied by the Salado culture during the 13th, 14th, and early 15th centuries. . .

Phoenix, AZ, USA

The Wells Fargo History Museum is a group of museums operated by Wells Fargo in several states that feature exhibits about the company's history. . .

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