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Heard Museum

2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1323
+1 602-252-8848
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American Indian Art

We went to the Heard Museum before we ever moved to the Phoenix area. We have been several times in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
travelertoo2
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Arizona
Great museum and beautiful grounds

We went and saw the Frida exhibit which was really a nice show. We have been before and it is a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dave N
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Prescott, Arizona
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The foremost showcase of Native American art and culture in the U.S., the Heard Museum reveals the cultures of tribes in the region through exhibits, demonstrations and live performances and displays the work of contemporary Native American artists. Artists demonstrate their work during the week and musicians perform on most weekends.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1323
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to the Heard Museum before we ever moved to the Phoenix area. We have been several times in the intervening years. It is always an interesting, informative place. The displays are well done. The Heard focuses on the Southwest and more on the...More

Thank travelertoo2
Reviewed 2 days ago

We went and saw the Frida exhibit which was really a nice show. We have been before and it is a very easy museum to visit. Free parking and plenty of space. They have really great shows and very interesting exhibits of Native American culture....More

Thank Dave N
Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum has an extensive collection of arts and crafts from Native Americans in the Southwest. Much of it, however, was made for sale to tourists and not for the sake of art itself. Also, I was expecting more of a history of pre-Columbian culture.

Thank 350rayh
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was quite extensive collection of all things Native American. They were nicely labeled so that the viewer could compare and contrast items and practices of the various tribes in the Southwest. There are guides available who seemed quite knowledgeable about the exhibits, but self-guided...More

Thank Penelope B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spent a good five hours at this atmospheric art museum. I have to agree with previous reviewers that the free guided tours are well worth the time...we took three. I think if we hadn't we would have felt overwhelmed. We especially liked the Home permanent...More

1  Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed 6 days ago

We spent several hours thoroughly enjoying this native american museum. The history that sadly many of us don't know enough about was enlightening. The displays are absolutely beautiful and there is so much to learn. We were so happy that we took the time to...More

Thank Jody A
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Heard Museum is one of my favorites in Phoenix. I always take our out of town visitors there. But, the recent Frida Cahlo exhibit was especially good. The paintings and photographs were amazing, but I also really liked the fashion exhibits showing traditional Mexican...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The diversity of the collections, the bright and un-dusty and well-interpreted way they are presented, the mixture of old pieces and new art, and the docent Zorra--made an especially good visit. Good cafe, good restaurant, great setting. Among the deepest looks into indigenous cultures of...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wasn’t sure when we went if we’d find this very Interesting but it was However going on the guided tour was a must unless you already know the history of the Arizona Indians

1  Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I had more time for this place. I was just not informed well how much there is to visit in Phoenix and how interesting this museum will be.

Thank Anna G
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Ltravel212
1 August 2017|
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Response from JTokar | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are lockers with security.
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Asma Y
8 March 2017|
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Response from Les J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the first Friday after February are free to MEMBERS. THE key to you must be a member of the Heard Museum Society to become eligible for the free Friday night offer.
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girv1
3 March 2017|
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Response from Joy F | Reviewed this property |
Yes, this is appropriate for 3rd grade boys. I was a docent at the Heard Museum and it's completely appropriate for them. We have groups with even younger children. There is "fast food" close by. Many groups choose to... More
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