Exploring the Eureka Springs Historical Museum

Eureka Springs Historical Museum

Exploring the Eureka Springs Historical Museum

Eureka Springs is one of Arkansas’ most historic cities, full of Victorian architecture, healing springs, and an entire downtown on the National Register of Historic Places. Discover the rich history of our Ozark city at the Eureka Springs Historical Museum. Stroll through the exhibits and learn about our storied history through the collection of over 10,000 artifacts. Stay with Can-U-Canoe Riverview Cabins and enjoy rustic Ozark lodging less than six miles from downtown!

Eureka Springs Historical Museum

The Eureka Springs Historical Museum is located in the historic Calif House, built in 1889 at the south entrance of the historic district. The two-story museum features over 10,000 artifacts, including photographs, travel memorabilia, art, furniture, musical environments, and textiles. Purchase your tickets, plan your visit to the museum, and take a self-guided tour:


Stroll through the museum’s permanent exhibits showcasing a wide range of Eureka Springs History, including The Springs, Travel and Tourism, Veterans Memorabilia, Antique Dolls, Pioneer Life, and more. Make sure to check out the brand new exhibit on the Ozark Folk Festival, one of the longest-running folk festivals in the country!

Art Gallery

Head to the art gallery on the second floor and marvel at locally made paintings, photographs, prints, art pottery, jewelry, and sculptures. Eureka Springs has long inspired artists, with over 200 artists living in the area today. 

Gift Shop

After learning about local history, head down to the gift shop and pick out a unique souvenir like t-shirts and books.

Eureka Springs Historic District

Explore the Downtown Eureka Springs Historic District after you visit the museum! Stroll around the streets marveling at Victorian architecture, visiting Basin Spring Park, and exploring charming shops. Or sign up for a guided tour with Downtown Walking Tours or Eureka Springs Tram Tours and visit our historic sites with a local guide!

Plan an Ozark Getaway for History Buffs

Discover the rich history of the Ozarks at the Eureka Springs Historical Museum, and stroll past the historic sites downtown. Discover more things to do in Eureka Springs on our blog and craft the perfect itinerary for your getaway. Enjoy all the comforts of home with our Eureka Springs cabin rentals, ranging from one to five bedrooms. Book with us today and experience the ultimate Ozarks getaway!