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Address: In the Nelson Fine Arts Center, 10th St. and Mill Ave., Phoenix, AZ
Phone Number: 480/965-2787
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

An architecturally innovative museum that with its pyramidal shape and...

An architecturally innovative museum that with its pyramidal shape and a stucco façade appears to have caught the colors of a desert sunset.

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Don't go with any preconceived notions ...

This is not the Met or the National Gallery. However, on a hot day in the metro- Phoenix area, it makes a nice (air-conditioned) outing. I have been coming to this museum... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2013
Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Always like to spend time looking at art and there were some interesting pieces, but it struck me that this would not be great for someone who cannot do stairs easily, of course, they have options for that, but considering the arrangement it seems like not the best building for an art museum. I liked the gift shop and found... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

This is not the Met or the National Gallery. However, on a hot day in the metro- Phoenix area, it makes a nice (air-conditioned) outing. I have been coming to this museum every year or so for decades. Each time I have been surprised by the interesting exhibits. Many are on the avante garde side - currently there's a visiting... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2012

We stopped in to kill some time before heading to the airport. There wasn't too much to see. They were changing out some exhibits that made it an even shorter visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

We had some time to kill in Tempe before our dinner reservations & decided to take in the museum. What a nice surprise. There was a great photography exhibit going on and several provocative pieces that were part of the museum's permanent collection. The layout is a bit odd, with a lot of stairs, but the collection itself is very... More 

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