The historic home of Texas John Slaughter, 15 miles east of Douglas, Arizona.

Slaughter Ranch Museum


Visit the John Slaughter Ranch Museum in Southern Arizona

The Johnson Historical Museum of Southern Arizona welcomes you to tour the grounds and the buildings of Slaughter Ranch and see what life was like when Texas John Slaughter rode here. The old adobe ranch house, ice house, wash house, granary, commissary and car shed were all meticulously restored in the 1980s and carefully maintained and preserved since.
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The Best Museum in Southern Arizona!

If you and you family are planning a trip to Southern Arizona, please visit our Museum. Slaughter Ranch is just a short drive from Douglas, AZ. We are open to the public for a $5 Donation for adults and FREE entry for minors. We are open from 9:30AM to 3:30PM Wednesday through Sunday. For more photos and videos of the ranch, take a look at our museum grounds page!


An excellent article about Slaughter Ranch Museum,the museum history and its extensive restoration in the mid-80s is available in the October, 1986 issue of Arizona Highways magazine. Click here to purchase used copies from