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Heard Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 - 17:00
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Staggering amount of artifacts

We had a few hours to spend and decided to get out of the heat by visiting the Heard Museum. What... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Detroit metro
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Wish we'd had more time

We planned for a 3 hour tour of the museum and left wishing we'd had more time. The nuanced... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Matthews, North Carolina
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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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2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1323
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a few hours to spend and decided to get out of the heat by visiting the Heard Museum. What a gem! If you are curious about Native American history, especially the western tribes, this is a must-see.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We planned for a 3 hour tour of the museum and left wishing we'd had more time. The nuanced differences of the Native America nations was fascinating. There's something for all age levels here. As a matter of fact, my husband and I arrived at...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took a young child to learn about history! Wonderful day of historic display art photos sculpture and even an arts and crafts area.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I really enjoyed the exhibits at this museum. The front lawn area has sculptures, grass, and trees to enjoy before and after you view the exhibits inside. The exhibits inside are extensive and quite beautiful. Native American Pottery, sculptures, baskets, rugs, paintings, etc. Definitely recommend...More

Thank LocalAdventurer2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited the Heard Museum for the first time in "many" years! We took out of town guests. We arrived just minutes before the guided tour began. What a difference it made in our visit! We would not have learned the plight of the Native...More

Thank allen p
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Heard Museum is one of Phoenix's best museums as well as one of the nation's best museums as it Prides itself on Native American peoples in the Southwest. They have a beautiful demonstration of how life was for many centuries in the Southwest. Almost...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was invited to an event at the museum for event industry people. This was my first visit to the museum. We took a tour of the ground and were met by volunteers who explained each event space. The museum was very well maintained and...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I truly enjoyed the great collection and displays of native American art. What a treasure this place is a true gem I highly recommend this museum

Thank BardT3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard Museum is a little pricey, but worth seeing at least once. They have a wide range of art, all the way from contemporary, abstract, and just strange and silly, to classic. It is a fairly good sized museum, and will take four or more...More

Thank joygamble00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The size and number of Native American artifacts and information displayed really impressed me. I spent a lot of time reading the notes with the displays. I like to roam by myself but always found a knowledgeable volunteer to answer my questions. Interesting how the...More

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