Phoenix Area Museums:
Arizona Hall of
1101 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85007
Housed in The 1908 Carnegie Library. Free admission. Open weekdays
8am-5pm. Off season by appointment only.
Arizona Historical Society
1300 N. College Ave., Tempe, AZ
Free. Open daily. Orientation theater, prehistoric-to-futuristic
exhibits. Empahsis on water's role in desert community development. Guided
tours. Research library.
Arizona Science Center
600 E. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Explore 350 hands-on science exhibits, experience the excitement of a
five-story-screen theater and travel to space in a planetarium. Admission
varies. 10am-5pm daily.
1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85007
Built in 1900, the Capitol houses exhibits including restored offices,
chambers and the USS Arizona Silver. Open weekdays 8am-5pm. Handicapped
37615 Hwy. 60 , Superior, AZ 85273
Arizona's oldest and largest botanical garden featuring plants
from the world's deserts. Picnic grounds. 8am-5pm.
Deer Valley Rock
3711 W. Deer Valley Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85308
View more than 1,500 ancient petroglyphs along easy quarter-mile trail in
desert preserve. Indoor exhibits interpret the petroglyphs from different points
Hall of Flame Museum of
6101 E. Van Buren St., Phoenix, AZ 85008
The Hall of Flames houses the largest collection of fire apparatus,
equipment and memorabilia in the world. Across from the Phoenix Zoo.
22 E. Monte Vista Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85004
602-252-8840 Fax: 602-252-9757
Newly expanded facility promoting native culture and art.
Outstanding array of traditional items, exceptional
selection of Native American fine art.
Historic Heritage Square
7th Street and Monroe , Phoenix, AZ 85004
The Rosson house at Historic Heritage Square is the cornerstone of a city
block of museums, Buildings that date to the late 1800's.
Hoo-Hoogam Ki Museum
10005 E. Osborn Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85256
602-850-8190 Fax: 602-850-8961
Located on the Salt River Indian Reservation,
just minutes east of Scottsdale. The museum features the cultural
lifeways of the Pima and Maricopa tribes.
Phoenix Art Museum
1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Western American, Latin American, 14th-to 20th-century European, American
and Asian art. Fashion design. Decorative arts.
Thorne miniature rooms.
Phoenix Museum of History
105 N. 5th. St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
602-253-2734 Fax: 602-253-2348
Interactive exhibits on early Phoenix history and development. Mon.-Sat.
10am-5pm; Sun. noon-5pm. Admission. Handicapped accessible.
Phoenix Police Museum
101 S. Central , Phoenix, AZ 85004
The Police Museum is located at the Barrister Place Building and is open
Mon., Wed. and Fri. from 9am to 3pm. No charge.
Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park
4619 E. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85034
Prehistoric Hohokam Indian ruin, museum and trail. Centrally located in
Rosson House, Heritage Square Foundation
113 N. 6th St., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Historic Heritage Square is the only remaining group of residential
structures from the original townsite of Phoenix. It is preserved as a City of Phoenix park.
Shemer Art Center & Museum
5005 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85018
A 1920s Santa Fe mission-style building showcasing work of Arizona
artists and offering lectures, workshops and classes for adults and children
Lost Dutchman Museum at Goldfield Ghost Town
P.O. Box 3845 , Apache Junction, AZ 85217
602-983-4888 Fax: 602-983-3231
Arizona legend, history, intrigue, geology and wildlife, Native American artifacts, exhibits
featuring local artists and premier collection of maps/books on the
Superstitions and the Lost Dutchman's gold.
West Valley Art Museum
Changing exhibits feature local, national and international fine artists,
ethnic dress and fine craft. Tues. and Thurs. lunches.