The Phippen Museum

Prescott, AZ

Where are we going?

The Phippen Museum
4701 State Highway 89

928 778-1385

What is there to do?

Here's a bit of art history for you kids, are you ready? 

Did you know that when George Phippen, who was the first President of the Cowboy Artists of America, died in 1966, he left behind a group of artists interested in creating a facility that specifically represented artists in the American West. 

In 1974, the George Phippen Memorial Foundation was formed to create a centralized venue that would fully support Western Art. With the assistance of a dedicated core of volunteers, the George Phippen Memorial Foundation began organizing fundraisers for the creation of their museum.

Thus, the Phippen Museum was born!

Today, there is 17,000 sq ft of exhibits and collections, that showcase the incredible talent of artists, as well as the importance of these time-worn items that were essential to maintaining life in the West. 

There are art studio replicas, cowboy and rancher Hall of Fame, American Indian artifacts, jewelry, paintings, drawings, sculptures, and so much more, that all tell the story of the American West's art and heritage.

Not only are there permanent collections and exhibitions within the Phippen Museum, but there are also temporary collections and exhibits, so there can always be something for you to go back to!

A fascinating family day out in Prescott, where the magic of the region can be felt by all who visit, offering an educational experience for kids that might just inspire them!

How much does it cost?

Adults: $10

Children: Free under 12 years, $10 for 13+

Discount: Seniors, AAA, Active Military, Veterans are $8. Museum members free.

Free Under: 12 years


Need a little extra help?

Give them a call to chat about the accessibility, they will be happy to help answer any questions!


When can we go?

Open 10am - 4pm Tuesdays to Saturday, 1pm - 4pm Sunday (Closes at 1pm on Thanksgiving Eve & Christmas Eve)

Closed Mondays (excluding Memorial Day Monday), Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day


Any top tips?

They have fun events across the year, from BBQs, photography exhibits, dinners & more! Keep an eye out for the schedule on the website! - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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