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Phoenix Art Museum

1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1685
+1 602-257-1222
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I've been to a LOT of Art Museums AND there were three very large areas that were empty (and were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
62Katie
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Portland, Oregon
Beautiful entry

I enjoyed seeing all the art, there were a few rooms getting ready for new displays I really loved... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PCYC869
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Oxnard, California
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One of the largest art museums in the Southwest, the museum houses a permanent collection of some 16,000 works of art spanning the centuries and also includes a popular miniatures collection and a "Please Touch" children's gallery.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1685
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"permanent collection"
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"miniature rooms"
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"andy warhol"
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"thorne rooms"
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"hollywood costumes"
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"traveling exhibits"
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"special exhibits"
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"free admission"
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"nice collection"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"on display"
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"frida kahlo"
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"light rail"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I've been to a LOT of Art Museums AND there were three very large areas that were empty (and were being worked on noisily while I was there) so your experience might be better. Everything that was there was good, I enjoyed the miniatures and...More

Thank 62Katie
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed seeing all the art, there were a few rooms getting ready for new displays I really loved the store ! Bought so many items for my grandchildren !! I love the entry way with all the black butterflies You can bring the kids...More

Thank PCYC869
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a few hours to kill before going to the airport so we went to the Phoenix art museum. You would think that a big city such as Phoenix would have a great art collection - but this one was rather meh. On top of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are some excellent exhibitions and works within the gallery but there were also a number of empty galleries at the time we visited. That said, some of the works on display were excellent and there is a lovely central garden/courtyard space that is shared...More

Thank nick w
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

when we visited they were betwee exhibits, would have been good to see it with and exhibit, but a very nice building, wonderful inner courtyard and entry, good daylighting, lovely place in all ways...

Thank JVFKauai
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was a bit disappointed in the number of pieces on display. There were large rooms with nothing in them, and some galleries were closed. The traditional paintings and other art was very nice. The room of lights was a bit scary for my little...More

Thank David L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to take advantage of their free admission on Wednesday’s after 3pm. Certainly weren’t disappointed. This museum is a must see if in Phoenix.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We attended a wedding in the courtyard of the Phoenix Art Museum. The reception was held in the museum. It was a very beautiful venue.

Thank ppickering
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum has a good architectural setting with plenty of parking. The collection is limited but has some very high quality modern American pieces. The location is well designed, and the atmosphere generally tranquil. The staff seem friendly and knowledgeable. I really enjoyed my time...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed the day. Found great parking The staff was informative So much to see. A great way to relax and unwind looking forward to our next visit

Thank Bill B
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Response from cdz373 | Reviewed this property |
"You who are being obliterated in the flying swarm of Fireflies" is located in the South Wing on the top floor (technically the second but there is a mezzanine between the first and second floors). It is a wonderful... More
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Response from br0za1205 | Reviewed this property |
Agree. I have only eaten there once but great all around. Great food, service, atmosphere.
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Response from SKnBK | Reviewed this property |
Its about 15-20 minutes... less if you go outside of rush hour :) The Museum is along the light rail also a great option.
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