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Phoenix Art Museum

1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1685
+1 602-257-1222
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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1685
+1 602-257-1222
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Everything from modern ceramics to photography collections (we absolutely loved "The American Road"). And a jaw dropping collection of table sized "living rooms" from various periods - the detail of these miniatures is stunning. Merits more than one visit!

Thank Ellen G
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have seen numerous exhibitions at the museum and have never been disappointed. In fact, we are now members! Enjoy!

Thank ElPortalSedona
Reviewed 6 days ago

various exhibits, western art, design collections, painting, sculpting and even a very cool restaurant

Thank Cindy N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting Phoenix and I knew my kids (9 & 11) wouldn't be thrilled visiting the museum, so paying general admission prices wasn't appealing to me. Thank you so much for having a day EVERY WEEK that people can get in for free. I'm...More

Thank vasufobo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice way to spend a few hours roaming through the variety of pieces that range in genre and time periods. Seemingly eclectic set. Renovated space and different add-one make the layout rather confusing. I didn't think the map was sufficiently descriptive different...More

Thank mcr1018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

General Admission is $18/adult. It is worth paying the $5 extra to see the Samurai Exhibit. The Samurai warriors in full suits of armor, helmets, masks, weapons, horse tack, etc. is very impressive. Enjoyed the great works in the Schorr Collection. One of my favorites...More

Thank ebenezermoon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I finally took sometime an explored this museum and it was great. There was a good blend of different time periods and cultures. At times it was noisy due to echoes of people talking, I think it's worth the trip. Overall a good time especially...More

Thank Iloveschool33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in Phoenix's "buzzy" new arts district, this large museum offers a wide range of art, from classic European, to Asian, and contemporary. Temporary exhibitions are also on offer. Currently the museum has a good exhibit of Samurai art and artifacts.

Thank Rick1708
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There's some decent artwork here, including some really cool sculptures, but you can easily get through the general admission area in an hour and a half, which disappointed me. Self-guided is probably a mistake. You'd get more out of it by having a tour guide....More

Thank Numikins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Through July 16 the temporary exhibit is on the Samurai and it is totally worthy of the $5 extra charge. It is extensive with many examples of intricate warrior garb, weapons and artifacts. We also enjoyed the photo exhibit called something like On the American...More

Thank Greg G
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Where is the firefly exhibit located in the Phoenix Art Museum?
1 March 2017|
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Response from cdz373 | Reviewed this property |
"You who are being obliterated in the flying swarm of Fireflies" is located in the South Wing on the top floor (technically the second but there is a mezzanine between the first and second floors). It is a wonderful... More
Has anyone eaten in the restaurant at the museum? If so, do you recommend it?
20 April 2016|
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Response from br0za1205 | Reviewed this property |
Agree. I have only eaten there once but great all around. Great food, service, atmosphere.
How close is the Phoenix Art Museum to the Quality Inn Phoenix Airport?
14 April 2016|
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Response from SKnBK | Reviewed this property |
Its about 15-20 minutes... less if you go outside of rush hour :) The Museum is along the light rail also a great option.