Facilities at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park
Museum & Exhibits
This Park is essentially a historic house museum. The Visitor Center, formerly the family automotive garage, has introductory interpretive exhibits on the history of the Riordan Family, including a video. Personally guided 60-minute interpretive tours of the house, featuring information on Riordan family history, and Arts and Crafts style architecture and furnishings are given daily, on the top of the hour.
The West House has exhibits on Arts & Crafts, Native American pottery & baskets, photographic window panels, Lumber & Logging, and a model of historic Flagstaff.
The Visitor Center maintains an interesting exhibit area, informative slide program, and a children's "touch table." and several brochures are available describing Flagstaff's cultural, natural and historic attractions.
This Park has a gift shop in the Visitor Center with beautiful coffee table books on the Arts and Crafts Movement, Flagstaff history and childrens' history books. Souvenir items such as T-shirts, lapel pins, and magnets are also available.
Group: Day Use Areas
The front courtyard of the mansion is available for weddings and quiet gatherings. See Weddings for details. The Visitor Center is available for group use in the evenings; contact the park for details.
This Park has picnic tables in the parking area available on a first come, first-served basis during Park hours.
This park has modern, handicap accessible restrooms in the Visitor Center.
Riordan Mansion Rules
- Damaging, removing, or touching artifacts during the tour is prohibited.
- Damaging or removing natural rocks, vegetation or public property is prohibited.
- No pets allowed in buildings.
- Littering is unlawful.
- Park is handicapped accessible under ADA guidelines, some restrictions apply.