We are open from 9:30am-4:00pm Monday through Saturday.
The museum is closed on Sunday.
Self-Guided Tours: Adults, $5.00 • Students with ID, $2.50
Children under 12, Free • Always free to members!
You may contact us by calling 479-253-9417.
Plein Air Exhibit and Reception Scheduled
Join us at the Eureka Springs Historical Museum on Thursday, May 12th from 1:00pm-3:00pm for a reception for a Plein Air special exhibit of paintings by early Eureka Springs artists. Many paintings and information on display in regards to past Plein Air artists, and their works of art.
This exhibit is in conjunction with the May Festival of Fine Arts during the entire month of May, and the 1st Inaugural Eureka Springs Plein Air Festival to be held May 22-26, 2016 hosted by the Eureka Springs School of the Arts and Plein Air Painters of Eureka Springs. The festival will host various paint-outs in scenic locations around Eureka Springs and surrounding areas.
Come and talk to Missouri C. Waldrup portrayed by Christie Braswell. Was Missouri the first Plein Air artist in Eureka Springs in 1880? Come and check it out!
Join us for Cocktails for a Cause on May 5th!
Join us May 5th from 5:00pm-7:00pm at FRESH Farm to Table to help support your museum!
The Eureka Springs Historical Museum is constantly working to develop, maintain and curate the history of Eureka Springs.
Enjoy snacks, a Historic Cocktail and a few suprises as we raise money for the Museum!
Let's raise a glass, enjoy each others company, celebrate community and sip & support!
Remember, $10 donation at the door. That, plus 33% of the drinks during the two hours are donated to Main Street Eureka Springs and Eureka Springs Historical Museum
Save the Date for a Happy Birthday Eureka Springs Stroll, and 4th of July Celebration!
The Eureka Springs Historical Museum announces the date for the 1st Annual “Eureka Springs Happy Birthday Stroll” history walk, starting at the Eureka Springs Carnegie Library, and ending at the Fuller House on Spring Street. This fun- filled, historical event will take place on Sunday, July 3rd, 2016, from 10:00am-1:30pm. (Rain date on Monday, July 4th).
This event will focus on Spring Street, otherwise known as “The Boulevard”. A historical character will be featured outside each home, giving a brief summary of the significance of the home pertaining to the history of Eureka Springs, and the people who resided there. Further information about homes on the historical stroll down the boulevard will be forthcoming. The Eureka Springs Historical Museum currently has artifacts and information on many of the homes that will be presented on the stroll.
Tickets are $25, and include a history stroll ticket, and a boxed chicken dinner at the end of the tour. Tickets will soon be able to be purchased on-line, on this website. Or you can purchase your tickets at 95 S. Main Street in Eureka Springs, as the event draws closer. Call 479-253-9417 for more details.
The Eureka Springs Historical Museum is located in the heart of the historic district at 95 S. Main in Calif House, built in 1889. Its mission is to collect, preserve and exhibit the documents, photographs, and artifacts pertaining to the history of Eureka Springs, (Carroll County), and surrounding areas. See the colorful past of this unique town and the people who lived here. A fascinating collection of papers, photographs, mementos, official documents, home furnishings, and other artifacts are on display. We offer a newly renovated main floor with new exhibits that tell the story of Eureka Springs. We also have a second floor with more exhibits, as well as an Art Gallery that features local artists that helped start the artist boom in Eureka Springs.
The museum’s income is derived from admissions, donations, fundraisers, research fees, and gift shop sales, as well as memberships which are open and available to all interested persons.
Eureka Springs Historical Museum is a 501(c)3 exempt organization. This means that donations to ESHM are tax-deductible.