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Heard Museum

2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1323
+1 602-252-8848
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Mom, my brother, my Uncle, and I got free admission because we each had our CDIB card on hand, so... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
More modern than I expected

Lovely setting with beautiful outdoor sculpture gardens. I was expecting more on the historical... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Boise, Idaho
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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. Artists demonstrate their work during the week and musicians perform on most weekends.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1323
+1 602-252-8848
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Mom, my brother, my Uncle, and I got free admission because we each had our CDIB card on hand, so that was pretty cool. This place was very clean, organized, and beautifully maintained and had a big variety of art, sculptures, crafts, and more. One...More

Thank msteresa87
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely setting with beautiful outdoor sculpture gardens. I was expecting more on the historical aspects of Native American culture and life, but found it to be almost more of a modern art museum with multiple galleries dedicated to various artists. I very much enjoyed the...More

Thank Carrie1999
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

On my own, my daughter was at her conference ! Room after room of beautiful paintings, amazing jewelry A greater understanding of the wealth of Indian history That is so often overlooked by most Americans Very kind docents , who answered any questions Bring the...More

Thank PCYC869
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Heard Museum is filled with some stunning works of art from Native American artists. While you're enjoying the art, you get a bit of Native American culture and history as the icing on the cake. The artwork was in various forms - pottery, jewelry,...More

1  Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 1 week ago

$18 admission is worth it for the architecture alone, all gorgeous shady courtyards and lovely arches. Then there's the unflinching look at the ugly period of American history where Native American children were taken from their families to be "civilized" at boarding schools far away...More

1  Thank JenTravels808
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is remarkable, very high quality exhibits of Native American Art thoughtfully arranged along with some changing exhibits of contemporary artists, everyone should go here, the best museum in Phoenix...

Thank JVFKauai
Reviewed 1 week ago

Last day of our tour of the Southwest, we visited the Heard Museum. Everyone was friendly and helpful except for one surly security guard. We enjoyed the variety of the exhibits, and learned a good deal about the Southwest Indian tribes, their way of living,...More

1  Thank Seastar2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful museum which promotes understanding and appreciation of the many native cultures in AZ and the Southwest. Beautiful artwork and a fabulous gift shop... always a lot of events and if you're in town, the hoop dancers are not to be missed!

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful Indian crafts as well as fascinating fence of glass scultures. Several tours and guides so check times of tours on their website. One of the most fascinating sections to me is the upstairs exhibit about the Indian schools. The tour only takes you through...More

2  Thank Rho W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful display of Native American art and culture. Take advantage of free guided exhibition tour...knowledgeable and friendly staff. Don’t miss this gem...free entrance on Friday evenings.

1  Thank Brian F
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LeAnn H
1 January 2018|
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Response from wjohnson4 | Reviewed this property |
Adults are $18, seniors $13.50, kids $7.50, under 6 free.
LeAnn H
1 January 2018|
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Response from Mary E | Reviewed this property |
Admission prices listed on Heard Museum website. Discounts available AAA, seniors, child.
12 December 2017|
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Response from John O | Reviewed this property |
They are and its wheelchair accessible. However the parking is a little way away from the entrance