Museum Mania: 10 Unique Phoenix Museums
Phoenix is home to a growing list of museums and cultural arts venues, offering visitors plenty to see and do during their stay in the Valley of the Sun. One of the newest and most exciting museums in town is the Musical Instrument Museum, or the MIM, which allows visitors to experience music from around the world. A huge collection of musical instruments representing over 200 countries around the world give visitors a taste of the sounds and rhythms of different regions. Art lovers won't want to miss the Phoenix Art Museum, featuring a strong collection of European and Asian art, as well as an impressive Modern Art... Read more »
Local Expert Tip: "Stop by the Heard Museum gift shop for a large collection of authentic, handmade artwork, Navajo rugs, Kachina dolls, jewelry, and home decor. "
Local Expert Tip: "Free admission/voluntary donation every Wednesday, 3-9pm."
Local Expert Tip: "Outdoor picnic tables and an amphitheater area make perfect picnic spots at this scenic attraction."
Local Expert Tip: "Check the daily schedule for Museum Encounters, thirty-minute musical demonstrations that allow musician-teaching artists to perform for and interact with museum guests. Museum Encounters are free with admission."
Local Expert Tip: "Admission to the Children's Museum of Phoenix is free every first Friday of the month."
Local Expert Tip: "Don't miss the U.S.S. Arizona display at this free museum, a can't-miss for history buffs. "
Local Expert Tip: "Every first Tuesday of the month, visitors age 62+ are invited to visit Arizona Science Center for free."
Local Expert Tip: "Check out the impressive collection of over 200 historic fire fighting helmets from around the world. "
Local Expert Tip: "Pueblo Grande also hosts monthly lectures and demonstrations with local artists. "
Local Expert Tip: "The Shemer Art Center and Museum hosts an active free lecture series for art-lovers."
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