Rosson House Museum in Downtown Phoenix, Arizona is a Victorian Architectural style house that was built in 1895. It now serves as a historic museum and is located in Phoenix's Heritage square. The house was owned by Dr. Roland Lee Rosson and his wife, and was designed by San Fransisco based architect, A.P. Petit. The house depicts Phoenix's past, the house is now open to public trips and special events. The house can be toured actively in June, July and August.
Things to Do
- Rosson House Museum at heritage square is a well preserved Victorian Mansion, the house still sits in its original foundation when it was built between 1894 and 1895.
- The interior and exterior of the house is a reminiscent of Victorian Architecture, the architecture of the house also takes its influences from Italian, French and Asian architecture.
- The original furnishings are well preserved, such as parquet wood floors, Queen Anne style staircase, lots of antique furniture, light fixtures, and Ruby glass transoms.
- The historic house is surrounded by three award-winning restaurants and a coffee shop.
- Guided tours of the house museum offer glimpse into the lifestyle of families living in Phoenix in the 18th century.
- You can buy souvenirs from the gift shop.
Rosson House Museum in Heritage Square Insider Tips
- House Museum is closed on Mondays for tours.
- Food and drinks are not allowed inside the house.