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Old State House Museum

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Hands Down One of my Favorite Places in Little Rock

Where do I begin? First of all it’s free, but donations are welcome and deserved. The Old State... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hannah R
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Fantastic Staff!

I really enjoyed my visit. I am glad they included an exhibit on quilts to showcase the creative... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Cassandra M
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Built in 1836, this was the state's first capital building.
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300 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72201-1406
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I begin? First of all it’s free, but donations are welcome and deserved. The Old State House Museum is gorgeous inside and out. The building itself is enough reason to just stop in. But, there’s more... There are so many small, unique exhibits...More

Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed my visit. I am glad they included an exhibit on quilts to showcase the creative labor of black women and told the story of important black figures in Arkansas' history. However I felt that Native history was underrepresented with only a few...More

Thank Cassandra M
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Went here during my granddaughters TaeKwanDo tournament. There was an African American quilt exhibit which was wonderful. I stayed to tour the rest of the museum and found it quite exceptional. Highly recommend. It’s free!!

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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This is worth a visit. Very friendly staff and a lot of interesting exhibits. There was a special exhibits about quilts when we were there. And a murder was committed here during a legislative session ......

Thank KeldCNielsen
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We visited thr old state house museum while the miss Arkansas pageant was taking place outside om the front lawn The museum is free to enter with a donation box of you wish yo contribute. Hilary Clinton's red dress is on show but there is...More

Thank SUSAN H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I have not been to the OSH since I was a child and wasn't expecting much on my last visit, but when I took my young son to see the exhibit, I was pleasantly surprised. The staff was knowledgeable and helpful, and the exhibits were...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Excellent place to study Arkansas history. They have done a great job of keeping the place in great shape. The staff was very friendly and very helpful. The exhibits were choked full of info. Several videos that were professionally done and full of info. My...More

2  Thank travelfanarkansas
Reviewed 23 May 2018

The staff were very informative about the building. Lots of information about the history. Lovely stair cases

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed walking through and looking at all of the history on display. Nice that it’s free. A little disappointed that some of the things on display didn’t necessarily have any history related to Arkansas. Especially enjoyed the display on the Rangers and Arkansas State Police!

Thank Faith G
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Such a great spot for our group pictures. Very nice background and scenic. In the heart of downtown.

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