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Heard Museum

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Excellent museum on American Indians of the Southwest. I hear they are planning to expand beyond that geographic group.

Lovely exhibits of jewelry, pottery, religious and other artifacts. Nice methodology of indicating... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Harris C
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Memphis, Tennessee
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We learned a lot of Arizona history through the galleries of this museum. Docent tours are really... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Midwestadvocate
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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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...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A nice museum with many exhibits. Saw the Matisse exhibit which is only drawings, not paintings, and primarily focused on Alaskan masks. Much of the exhibits are dated in the mid to late 1900s

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely exhibits of jewelry, pottery, religious and other artifacts. Nice methodology of indicating what areas in the USA are related to which tribes/nations.MY docent provided an excellent free guided tumor discussing her particular passions/interests re: metalworks/jewelry and women's issues. Easy free parking. Extra money for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Harris C
Reviewed 3 days ago

We learned a lot of Arizona history through the galleries of this museum. Docent tours are really helpful, but just enjoying the landscapes is worth the price of admission., And from someone who is not a shopper - this gift shop offers all sorts of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Midwestadvocate
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What an exhibit! It showed how the artist was influenced by the masks of the Arctic and delved into the lives of the tribes and villages there. So informative, don't miss the videos.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jcowper
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Heard Museum is easily found on the northeast side of Phoenix. There is plenty of parking, both within the facility grounds as well as on nearby streets. We paid $15 each as seniors which seemed a reasonable price. We were immediately aware, as we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Deirdre B
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is always nice to go there. many fine exhibitions, really good restaurant, very clean and usually not very crowded. I always enjoy a trip there.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Quest639497
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went there in early December and I had no idea of the contribution of the Native people to military conflicts. Also there was a Matisse exhibition at the same time which was less "clearcut" based on the guided tour and the guide doing it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lorrainemO266OY
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very beautifully done architectural setting. This museum has a very good permanent modern art collection. In addition, it often hosts excellent suiting exhibitions. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mark S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Make sure you join a guided tour. Very informative and engaging. The exhibits are well presented and categorised.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank weechuan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dropped in during a holiday visit to the ara and found the museum to be quite a gem. The main collection is a well-organized display of the practical and representative arts of southwest peoples and how they fit into their respective cultures. I was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Response from ArizonaTraveler00 | Reviewed this property |
Service Animals are permitted with documentation. You may or may not be asked to provide this, but just to be on the 'safe side', put a copy in your purse. Please know Arizona is very hot, so never leave your furry family... More
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