Visitor Attractions Museums

Muesums in Arizona

African American Multicultural Museum
617 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85257
Tel: 480-314-4400 / Fax: 480-970-1822
E-mail: [email protected]
This local museum with a global perspective has an extensive variety of exhibits and programs featuring art, historical items, speakers and artists, with a museum store, free admission and parking.

Arizona Wing Commemorative Air Force Museum
7135 E. 2017 N. Greenfield Road
Mesa, Arizona 85215
Tel: 480-924-1940 / Fax: 480-981-1954
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E-mail: [email protected]
This combat aircraft museum is home to the 1817 “Sentimental Journey.” We offer guided tours, Warbird rides and unique military aviation gifts. View actual restoration, WWII and Vietnam memorabilia.

ASU Art Museum
Nelson Fine Arts Center
Mill Avenue & 10th Street
Tempe, Arizona 85287
Tel: 480-965-2787 / Fax: 480-965-5254
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The museum is a global force, exploring art in contemporary society through impressive ceramics, the largest Cuban art collection in the United States, and stimulating and challenging works from the Southwest and Latin America. Free admission.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West
12621 N. Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard
Scottsdale, Arizona 85261
Tel: 480-860-2700 / Fax: 480-451-8989
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E-mail: [email protected]
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West is set with immense care in a scene of almost overpowering beauty. One- to three-hour tours and desert walks are available.
Heard Museum
2301 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
Tel: 602-252-8840 / Fax: 602-252-9757
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Experience the Southwest at this internationally acclaimed museum featuring American Indian cultures and art. Children’s hands-on activities and tours are available, and the museum features a restaurant and a gift shop with unique items.

Heard Museum North
34505 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, Arizona 85262
Tel: 480-488-9817 / Fax: 480-595-0048
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Located at el Pedregal Festival marketplace at The Boulders, this gallery features changing exhibitions of works by Native American artists. The Museum Shop offers outstanding selections of contemporary and traditional Native American art.

House of Broadcasting, Inc.

(Radio & Television Memorabilia)
7150 E. Fifth Avenue
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
Tel: 480-944-1997 / Fax: 480-997-8707
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The House of Broadcasting Museum offers a compendium of paraphernalia from Arizona’s television and radio industry. Open daily, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Free admission.

Phoenix Art Museum
1625 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
Tel: 602-257-1880 / Fax: 602-253-8662
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E-mail: [email protected]
The largest visual arts museum in the Southwest features international exhibitions with more than 16,000 works in a collection. Tours, lectures, family programs, classes and meeting/event facilities are available. Museum store and café. Free parking.

Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park
4619 E. Washington Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85034
Tel: 602-495-0901 / Fax: 602-495-5645
Toll Free: 877-706-4408
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This fascinating museum showcases an actual prehistoric Hohokam Indian ruin. Exhibits feature the Hohokam, archaeology and changing subjects. Museum store, workshops and tours also are available.

Scottsdale Historical Society

7333 Scottsdale Mall
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
Tel: 480-945-4499 / Fax: 480-970-3251
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E-mail: [email protected]
The Scottsdale Historical Museum, located in the 1909 Little Red Schoolhouse, chronicles the city’s history with photographs, artifacts and changing displays. Group tours and speakers are available.

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art
7374 E. Second Street
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
Tel: 480-994-2787 / Fax: 480-874-4655
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E-mail: [email protected]
Located in Scottsdale’s popular Old Town district, the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) features the most compelling modern and contemporary art, architecture and design from around the world.