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Heard Museum

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Address: 2301 North Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone Number: 602-252-8848
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Arts and crafts
Description: The foremost showcase of Native American art and culture in the U.S., the...
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.
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Really amazing little complex (book store, restaurant, jewelry, giftshop) it's a little pricey to get in, but they often run deals on certain days.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Really amazing little complex (book store, restaurant, jewelry, giftshop) it's a little pricey to get in, but they often run deals on certain days.

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Waimea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The Heard has artifacts and art work from many tribes and exhibits about Indian schools. The curators have prepared explanations that are not from Hollywood scripts and describe things as they probably were. A must-visit place.

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Hampton Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Very informative, well laid out and professionally presented. Leaned a lot visiting the museum, take your time going through so you do not miss anything. Had lunch in their café, outstanding meal and reasonably priced.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Another "must see" spot in Phoenix! The Heard has an amazing collection of Native American artifacts showcased in an old structure that has been remodeled and expanded in an organic way. It is a one stop place to gain basic or in-depth knowledge of Southwest Native peoples as well as Native cultures across America. The collections focus on the SW... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Visiting the Heard museum is a definite must do when staying in the Phoenix Area. This well laid out museum tells an interesting story of the indigenous people . There are numerous interactive arts / crafts stations that make this museum very family friendly. The staff are all very helpful, and you have the option of a guided tour or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The Heard Museum is one of my many go to places to bring friends and family from out of town. It is one of my FAVORITE MUSEUMS in Phoenix!!! The history of the local Indian tribes and how they had to live. And how they have survived! There pottery, loomed rugs, and there incredibly intricate bead work and clothing designs... More 

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San Fernando, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had already been to lots of cultural centers and museums during our month-long trip, but this had some of the finest objects and information.

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Phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is one of the best museums I have ever had the pleasure of experiencing. If you want to gain some knowledge of the Indigenous people from the area, this is the place to go. Lots to see in a very inviting atmosphere.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We went because it was free on sundays in July .. Beautiful cool building On a very hot summers day. Plenty of parking . We went specifically to watch the dancing in the auditorium .which was absolutely great .. Indian hoop dancers ..

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

To learn more about Native American art and life, visit this hidden gem in the center of Phoenix. Fantastic relics from the local Pima, Navajo, O'odham communities, as well as items from around the U.S. A charming museum cafe and serene fountains and outdoor grounds.

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Additional Information about Heard Museum

Address: 2301 North Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004
Phone Number: 602-252-8848
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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