Acclaimed Museums in Phoenix, Arizona
Families, history buffs and art enthusiasts alike will love visiting the top-rated museums in Phoenix while staying at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort. While enjoying a restful stay at our premier North Phoenix resort, plan a day or two to spend at any of these celebrated museums.
Musical Instrument Museum
4725 E. Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, AZ 85050
Like a jewel rising from the desert, MIM is an inspiring venue for sharing the world's music. Travel the world by experiencing musical instruments in five Geographical Galleries. Using state-of-the-art audio and visual technology, you will hear, see, and feel the creative spirit of people from around the world playing instruments within their cultural context. The 200,000 square-foot space is bright and open, providing guests with a warm and comfortable environment. You will be entertained, engaged, and enthralled. Welcome to the most extraordinary museum you will ever experience.
Pueblo Grande Museum & Archeological Park
4619 E. Washington Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Pueblo Grande is an active archeological dig of a former village of the Hohokam people, some of the earliest settlers of the Phoenix area! Today, the popular Phoenix attraction is a live dig with sections of the town specially preserved to allow tour groups. The guided tour of the village is the signature exhibition. Pueblo Grande is a Phoenix "Point of Pride."
Heard Museum of Native Cultures and Art
2301 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Explore the rich history, culture and art of the native peoples of Southwestern America at The Heard Museum. Unlike a tradition history museum, the Heard combines both historical exhibits and contemporary exhibits, particular art exhibits featuring the work of living Native American artists, both local and national. The annual Indian Fair and Market is a local tradition of more than half a century hosted at the Heard Museum.
Tip: The gift shop at the Heard Museum is a terrific place to purchase souvenirs.
Arizona Museum of Natural History
53 N. Macdonald
Mesa, AZ 85201
The Arizona Museum of Natural History is a favorite for tour groups and Phoenix family vacations. Exhibits delving into the abundant ecological history of Arizona include a recreation of a Hohokam village, the Paleo Dig Pit, which lets the little ones become amateur archeologists and numerous temporary exhibits details the flora, fauna and peoples of the Southwest.
Phoenix Art Museum
1625 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85004
The Phoenix Art Museum is one of the Southwest's largest museums, with an impressive collection of more than 18,000 pieces. Like many museums in Phoenix, the Phoenix Art Museum has a prominent selection of Southwestern-themed exhibits. However, it is also prized for its international collection, with pieces spanning the ages and the globe.
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