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Top museum recommendations from locals

Art Museum
“Yayoi Kusama Firefly Infinity Mirror Room. The exhibit is located in the Contemporary Art Wing of the Phoenix Art Museum, just off of North Central Avenue in downtown Phoenix.”
  • 184 locals recommend
College Auditorium
“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. ”
  • 229 locals recommend
Museum
“Want to see instruments used by classic rockers, current popular musicians, and instruments from all over the world? This is the place!”
  • 210 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“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.”
  • 221 locals recommend
Science Museum
“The Arizona Science Center is a science museum located in Heritage and Science Park in the heart of downtown Phoenix. Home to over 350 permanent hands-on exhibits, the Center provides 400,000 annual visitors with interactive experiences.”
  • 77 locals recommend
Museum
“An amazing indoor museum. Kids of all ages will enjoy the hands on museum. There’s a 3 and under play room for tiny kiddos as well. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
History Museum
“Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West is located in Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona on the former site of the Loloma Transit Station, and opened in January 2015. The two-story, 43,000-square-foot museum features the art, culture and history of 19 states in the American West, including Arizona.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Cafe
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“Plan to spend a few hours here. This music museum is number one world wide, it is fascinating and entertaining and educational!!! website is MIM.org About 15 min. away”
  • 39 locals recommend
Art Museum
“The exhibits offer a diverse range of art with the selection that vary every few months”
  • 12 locals recommend
History Museum
“Explore the ancient heart of Phoenix at Pueblo Grande Museum, located on a 1,500 year old archaeological site left by the Hohokam culture.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Castle
“Interesting history of this unique rambling house built in the 1930's. The story was featured in Life Magazine (Jan. 1948)”
  • 11 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Great place to park for a quick or long hike! Pop in the visitor center to see what trails are best for you! P.S. Don't forget water and suncreen! Hit up SCRAMBLE for breakfast once you work up an appetite!”
  • 12 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“If you are looking for a great way to escape the heat, the Legoland Discovery Center at the Arizona Mills Mall is always a hit. (You can combine it with a visit to the Sealife Aquarium for a reduced ticket price on both.) The center has an indoor play structure, a few actual rides and tons of activities for the whole family. They have a pretty decent snack bar as well. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Museum
“More than a dozen Penske team race cars plus medals & memorabilia are on display at this museum.”
  • 7 locals recommend
History Museum
“great for all ages! Wonder sections for kids and interesting History for the adults! And just across the street!”
  • 3 locals recommend
History Museum
“Enjoy the experience of what it was like to live in the old west in this pioneer town and museum. ”
  • 11 locals recommend