Our Mission

To interpret the history of Arkansas from statehood to the present, to preserve the Old State House, and to collect and preserve artifacts that aid in that interpretation and preservation.


About Us

The Old State House Museum is the original state capitol of Arkansas. Since 1833, when construction began, the building and its grounds have witnessed many of the most important events in Arkansas history. The Old State House has hosted the admission of Arkansas to the Union, a fatal knife fight between two sitting legislators, the Arkansas vote to secede from the United States and join the Confederacy, pioneering medical research into hookworm and malaria, and two acceptance speeches by the president of the United States.


Calendar

21

Nov 2018

Little Beginnings Pre-K Program: Leaves

10:30 AM

Old State House Museum

28

Nov 2018

Little Beginnings Pre-K Program: Jingle Bells

10:30 AM

Old State House Museum

7

Dec 2018

Arkansas Chamber Singers Holiday Concert

7 PM

Old State House Museum

8

Dec 2018

Arkansas Chamber Singers Holiday Concert

7 PM

Old State House Museum