The Heard Museum is a private, not-for-profit museum located in Phoenix, Arizona, United States, dedicated to the advancement of American Indian art. The museum presents the stories of American Indian people from a first-person perspective, as well as exhibitions of traditional and contemporary art…
The native culture is a major part of Arizona and if you want to understand the amazing history of the tribes in this area through engaging exhibits, don't miss it. It's a must-visit for a visit to AZ!
Discover the region's American Indian culture through history and art. Free admission is 6 p.m.–10 p.m. every first Friday of the month (except March), and the fourth Sunday of the month 11 a.m.–5 p.m., June through September.
The mission of the Heard Museum is to be the world’s preeminent museum for the presentation, interpretation and advancement of American Indian art, emphasizing its intersection with broader artistic and cultural themes.
Since its founding in 1929, the Heard Museum has grown in size and stature to become recognized internationally for the quality of its collections, world-class exhibitions, educational programming and its unmatched festivals. Dedicated to the advancement of American Indian art, the Heard…
“One of the largest art museums in the Southwest featuring exhibits from all over the world. ”
“MIM, opened in April 2010, is the largest museum of its type in the world. Collection of over 15,000 musical instruments and associated objects includes examples from over 200 countries. Has a great musical venue if you have time to attend a concert.”
“Absolute best spot on a mountain to view the Phoenix Valley. Be aware, although it is a short hike, the trek can be rather steep in some areas. Moderate-high difficulty level. Very popular hike in the city so hike out early if you'd prefer to avoid crowds.”
“Directly across the street from the AirBnB. Cool exhibits and rotating shows in their planetarium. Definitely worth checking out. ”
“For a peaceful walk with beautiful scenery I’ve been here several times. And during part of the warmer times of the year there are so many butterflies to be seen nearby. Around the Christmas holidays they normally have live music Christmas lights and my favorite was the hot apple cider drinks.”