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Phoenix Art Museum

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Address: 1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone Number: 602-257-1222
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: One of the largest art museums in the Southwest, the museum houses a...
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.
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I highly recommend you visit and would go again. We spend over 4 hours and could have stayed longer

It is easy to find lots of parking and very well organized. There were 5 of us and we all agreed that the employees we a bit rude and even followed my son around thinking he was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It is easy to find lots of parking and very well organized. There were 5 of us and we all agreed that the employees we a bit rude and even followed my son around thinking he was going to take a photo were it was posted not too. I finally asked if they had a problem and they left. Some... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

While not as big as museums in L.A. or NY, this museum more than made up for it in the clever way they curated the exhibits (adding things to look for in addition to basic details about the art work) as well the the range of works displayed. Wonderful range of artwork!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

A fantastic permanent collection and some very good traveling shows. Curators are knowledgeable and the presentation within galleries is flawless. Great event space, too.

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Phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Very impressive, I have been to museums in larger cities throughout the US and abroad, enjoyed taking the tour, returning to view on my own.

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We loved the art and the outdoor sculptures. The highlight of our visit was lunch in the cafe. It is a bit on the pricey side, but well worth it!

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Tempe, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

PAM is a really nice art museum (the largest collection of art in the Southwest) & a great way to spend a hot summer afternoon (or a day, depending on how much you read the displays) in Phoenix! My husband & I visited the museum for the first time in early July 2015. If you are a AAA member, you... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The building is an art piece of it's own. it is lovely inside and out. The displays are always well done. The gift shop has unusual items that are tempting.\New displays often enough to make one want go again. Any complaints? Some of the staff are grumpy especially with children who get excited and want to clap their hands, dance... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Inside and out, this museum should not be missed Even the restaurant is superb! As are the gardens and outdoor sculpture. A treasure trove of collections from paintings to sculpture, old and modern. You name it, they've got it!

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Glendale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

So Much more there than I expected. I mean come on this is Phoenix not New York. Boy was I wrong... There are ALOT of Donors in Phoenix. ) Classic to contemporary art and sculptures (I was Happily impressed with all the Rodin they have). We went for the afternoon and stayed for the evening there was so much to... More 

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Coppell, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

My wife and I went to Phoenix Art Museum recently while on vacation in area. We went on a Friday afternoon after lunch. The museum is very good size with large permanent collection along with traveling exhibits. We were there when the Warhol exhibit was being displayed. It was excellent exhibit - very informative and interesting. We loved the exhibit.... More 

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Additional Information about Phoenix Art Museum

Address: 1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone Number: 602-257-1222
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Encanto
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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