Last updated: 1/18/2011
6th Ave & Irvington Road
4856 S. Sixth Ave
Tucson, AZ 85702
P.O. Box 1788
Tucson, AZ 85702
Jan. - mid April
|Monday - Saturday||9:30 AM - 3:30 PM|
Tours can be arranged year around by reservation.
$10.00 / adult
$7.00 / senior over 65
$2.00 under 16 years of age.
Bob Taylor, Chairman
Berrnice Anderson, Vice-Chairman
Bob Stewart, Publicity
Walking through the over 125 horse-drawn vehicles on display one can easily trace their importance in developing the motor driven vehicles to follow. Our goal is to further develop this concept to help make it more easily comprehended.
To maintain a snapshot of life in Southern Arizona in the late 1800's.
Open since 1964 the Museum grew out of our acquisition of horse-drawn vehicles used in our annual parade.
Historical items related to Tucson & Southern Arizona circa 1900:
48 Star flag presented to Ft. Lowell in 1912 by Pres. Taft to celebrate Arizona's statehood; Buffalo Soldier's harness and vehicles; Mining equipment used in 1800's; Saddles from Calvary used in southwest; items related to the fisrt U.S. municipally owned airport here in Tucson; Horse-drawn wagons produced in Tucson; Maximilian and Carlotta's inauguration carriage made in France in 1860's and used in Mexico until 1930's; vehicles owned and used by Seth Thomas, Noah Webster, Andrew Carnegie, Levi Howell Manning, etc.; Brewster, Healey, Kimball carriages; Horse-drawn vehicles used in many films to include Oklahoma, Rio Bravo, The Life & Times of Judge Roy Bean; Carriages and horse-drawn vehicles from the 19th and early 20th Century
School & adult education tours year round.
Access: General Public
Appointment required: Yes
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