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Arizona Hall of Fame Museum

1101 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85007
Housed in The 1908 Carnegie Library. Exhibits "The Works of Lon Megaree: Preservation of a State Treasure." My Name is Arizona." Free admission. Open weekdays 8am-5pm.

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. Gift store. Research library.

Arizona Historical Society Museum

1300 N. College Ave., Tempe, AZ 85281
602-929-0292 Fax: 602-967-5450

Arizona Science Center
600 E. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85004
602-716-2000 Fax: 602-716-2099
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.

Arizona State Capitol Museum
1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85007
602-542-4675 Fax: 602-542-4690
Built in 1900, the Capitol houses exhibits including restored offices, chambers and the USS Arizona Silver. Open weekdays 8am-5pm. Handicapped accessible. Free.

Boyce Thompson
37615 Hwy. 60 , Superior, AZ 85273
Arizona's oldest and largest botanical garden featuring plants
from the world's deserts. Picnic grounds. 8am-5pm.

Buffalo Museum of America

10261 N. Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale, AZ 85253
The museum combines fun and art to interest all ages. Animated buffalo family, numerous unique collections, Indian/buffalo history videos. Mon.-Fri. 8am-5pm.

Deer Valley Rock Art Center

3711 W. Deer Valley Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85308
602-582-8007 Fax: 602-582-8831
View more than 1,500 ancient petroglyphs along easy quarter-mile trail in desert preserve. Indoor exhibits interpret the petroglyphs from different points of view.

The Fleischer Museum
17207 N. Perimeter Dr., Scottsdale, AZ
Open daily 10am-4pm excluding holidays.
Free. American Impressionism, California School from the
turn of the century. Masterworks of American Sculpture,
Selections from the members of the
National Sculpture Society, 1875-1999. Oct. 20, 1999-May 1, 2000.

Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting

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.

Heard Museum

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 metro Phoenix.

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 listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is preserved as a City of Phoenix park.
Wheelchair accessible.

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

Superstition Mountain
Lost Dutchman Museum at Goldfield Ghost Town
P.O. Box 3845 , Apache Junction, AZ 85217
602-983-4888 Fax: 602-983-3231
Arizona 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
602-972-0635 Fax: 602-972-0456
Changing exhibits feature local, national and international fine artists, ethnic dress and fine craft. Tues. and Thurs. lunches, Sun. brunch (reservations).