Old State House Museum

300 W. Markham
Little Rock, AR 72201- Map It
Phone: (501) 324-9685

AAA Editor Notes

Old State House Museum is at 300 W. Markham at Center St. One of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in the South, the building includes chambers once used by the state legislature and Supreme Court. Designed by Gideon Shryock, it was begun in 1833 and completed in 1842; additions were made in 1885. When Arkansas became a state in 1836, the building served as the capitol until 1911. Displayed are items of state historical interest. Temporary exhibits also are offered. An audio tour by cell phone is available.
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9-5, Sun. 1-5. Guided 50-minute tours are given on the hour. Last tour begins 1 hour before closing. Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.