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Heard Museum

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Address: 2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1323
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+1 602-252-8848
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09:30 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:30 - 17:00
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The foremost showcase of Native American art and culture in the U.S., the...

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. Artists demonstrate their work during the week and musicians perform on most weekends.

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Native American Museum

The Heard Museum showcases the Native American culture. There is artwork, clothing, and information about the tribal peoples. Tours are included with the admission price. My... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Heard Museum showcases the Native American culture. There is artwork, clothing, and information about the tribal peoples. Tours are included with the admission price. My docent was very knowledgeable. There are giftshops and a small eatery on the premises.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum is a must for anyone with even a small interest in Native American history. Learn all about how Native Indians lived off the land, their treatment by immigrants and the shocking stories of the infamous boarding school period from children who were snatched from their families. Definitely worth a visit

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have visited a few museums for American India Art, including in Washington, D.C, Anchorage, and Indianapolis in the past. I enjoyed the Heard Museum so much because the guided tour “Home” made me understand American India life and art much better. There are 3 guided tours each day at 12, 2 and 3 pm. If you plan to visit... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great museum in a beautiful building downtown Phoenix. Very interesting collection of Indian artifacts and jewelry. Take the guided tour: extremely interesting!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Such an interesting collection of Native American crafts and information. The stories of the Indian Schools and Hopi dolls were some of the high lights. I can't recommend this enough on your next trip to Phoenix. They even have reciprocal agreements with other museums so ask if your membership gets you in for free.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

For many years I have studied the culture of America's first citizens, and I have visited many museums that have sought to depict the heritage of the Native American. Not once did a museum ever come close to helping me fully understand their way of life like the Heard Museum has. It is the most respectful encapsulation of their history... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Over all most nicest and friendly staff willing to help with any thing you want to know I enjoyed my visit and will go again soon

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The museum has been around since 1929 and is one of the best museum in the world for native american history. The setting is extremely pleasant so be sure to allow time to have lunch on the patio of their cafe which has exceptional food.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we enjoy going here for 1st Fridays. We still haven't seen it all, and the exhibits keep changing. Love everything about it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

visited on trip to experience Arizona. The guides were interesting ,well informed and easy to listen to. We learned a lot about the experience and cultures of native peoples .It was very worthwhile.

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