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Sightseeing and landmarks in Phoenix

Art museums

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.”
  • 183 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
Art Museum
“The exhibits offer a diverse range of art with the selection that vary every few months”
  • 12 locals recommend
Museum
“A great place to learn about the canal and Native American history of Phoenix.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Cool little gallery in the heart of old town Scottsdale. Go here to see new contemporary art, pick up some art! its all hands on and you can thumb through stacks of paintings from around the valley. Kraig and Max are excellent and can talk to you about influential and upcoming artists in Arizona. ”
  • 2 locals recommend

History museums

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
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
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
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
“A tour of the Hall of Fame Fire Museum will cost you a couple bucks, but it’s money well spent to explore over an acre of fire history exhibits, including 90 fully restored pieces of fire apparatus dating from 1725 to 1969.”
  • 6 locals recommend
History Museum
“Hidden away in the neighborhood, it's worth looking for; that is if you want a detailed description of how all of Cave Creek was started.”
  • 8 locals recommend
History Museum
“ Free historical and and educational exhibits are housed in the Capitol Building under a dome made from copper, the state's official metal.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Museum
“A great place to learn about the canal and Native American history of Phoenix.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Scenic lookouts

Mountain
“Inside of Phoenix’s Papago Park is a location so perfect for sunset viewing that it would be hard for anyone to pass up. Hole in the Rock is a local favorite for catching some of those famous Arizona dusk rays.”
  • 38 locals recommend
Trail
“Looking for a good workout and an amazing view? This hike is right in the middle of the valley and it's hard in the best way. If it's hot out, make sure to get there early and bring plenty of water!”
  • 19 locals recommend
Mountain
“great short hiking trails with fabulous views also 3 fishing lakes to walk around at papago park”
  • 7 locals recommend
Mountain
“This is the best spot in the city to watch the sunset. It is about a five-minute drive from the unit. Definitely worth checking out one night. It is worth the hike up to watch from the "the hole"”
  • 6 locals recommend
Trail
“Best place to hike. The views are amazing! Don't forget to bring water and hiking shoes.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Mountain
“Looking for a quick bout of cardio and a great view? "A" Mountain is the place to be. There is plenty of city street parking near by and hot spots to grab a bite/drink after your jaunt up the butte.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Trail
“Very popular hiking location great views of the city and a fun terrain to hike through.”
  • 1 local recommends
Scenic Lookout
“One of the best views of the city of Phoenix. A great place to see the sunset ”
  • 2 locals recommend

Historic sites

Pub
“Rose & Crown is an old historic bar with an endless election of beers and delicious traditional English meals. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Historic Site
  • 1 local recommends

Libraries

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.”
  • 183 locals recommend
Library
“Distinctive architecture defines the Burton Barr in downtown Phoenix. Often featuring art installations and other special events, it is a destination for the bibliophile in the group.”
  • 24 locals recommend
General College & University
“(From Website) The Irish Cultural Center (ICC) provides a comprehensive and interactive cultural and learning experience linking the people of and visitors to Arizona with the people of Ireland and other Celtic cultures. We hope to preserve Irish heritage and culture in Arizona while illuminating the culture of Ireland and the Irish in America. This helps to promote international peace, friendship and goodwill. The ICC offers programs, classes, festivals and special events including history, music, art, dance, literature, drama, crafts, language, travel, sports and traditional activities.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Library
“Huge selection of reading material, computers, children's activities. Coffee shop.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Library
“The Glendale Public Library sits on Harvard Street and is known for its special collections that tell the story of the history of Glendale. The galleries here are packed with information and memorabilia such as photographs of the city, and you can come and browse here for as long as you want. It also has the claim to fame of having the largest collection of cat related books in the entire world. As such, if you love felines, then this is one stop not to miss.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Library
“Free WIFI, books, Audiobooks, computers, Cold A/C in the Hot summer, Kids PLAY area!! And it is a quiet and nice walk from Apt. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Library
  • 1 local recommends
Library
  • 2 locals recommend