Archaeology, Art, Culture, Historic House, Library
Amerind Museum exhibitions tell the story of America's first peoples from Alaska to South America and from the last Ice Age to the present. Amerind's Fulton-Hayden Memorial Art Gallery features works on western themes by such artists as Harrison Begay, Carl Oscar Borg, William Leigh, Frederic Remington, and Andy Tsihnahjinnie. The museum store offers southwestern arts, crafts, and books on prehistory, history, and Native American cultures.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Sanguinetti House Museum is in an 1870s adobe building and focuses on the history of the Lower Colorado River from the 1540s to the present.
Named “the single most impressive venue for contemporary art in Arizona” by Art in America magazine, ASU Art Museum, part of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts, was founded in 1950 with a major gift of American and Latin American works.
Anthropology, Art, Culture, History, Historical Society, Military, Natural History
The Museum houses an interesting array of artifacts, photographs, and memorabilia depicting the economic and social life of the Globe-Miami-San Carlos region's early years.
Art, Culture, History, Library, Science, University
The Center for Creative Photography is a research institution with a robust program of exhibitions and public lectures. It is the largest institution in the world devoted to documenting the history of North American photography. At the heart of the Center are the archives of over 200 photographers, scholars, galleries, and organizations, comprised of 4.5 million items, complemented by an unparalleled collection of over 90,000 fine prints.
Bullhead City, Arizona
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Located On Highway 95, 1/2 mile north of the Laughlin Bridge at Davis Camp.
Discover more about the area! Come visit the Colorado River Museum. The building itself is an important historical landmark. It was built in 1947 to serve the population of workers who were building Davis Dam. You'll find interesting displays, artifacts and memorabilia of the Tri-State area. Valuable information on the original names of the area and the history of the people that made it all happen!
Anthropology, Archaeology, Botanical Garden, Culture, Nature Centers, Park, University
Deer Valley Rock Art Center is an archaeology museum and 47-acre Sonoran Desert preserve. Voted a Phoenix Point of Pride and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Center has the largest concentration of Native American petroglyphs in the Phoenix Valley. Visitors hike a handicap accessible quarter-mile trail to view over 1,500 carved symbols on rock made between 500 and 7,000 years ago.
Art, Culture, History
At the heart of this museum named "2007-2008 Western Museum of the Year" is its prized collection which tells the vast story of the West through the talented eyes of America’s great western artists.
Fort Huachuca, Arizona
Archaeology, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Military, Specialized
There are two museums at Fort Huachuca housed in three separate buildings. All are within just a short walk from one another. The Fort Huachuca Museum takes up two buildings, its main museum (Bldg. 41401) and a spillover gallery called the Museum Annex (41305). It tells the story of the U.S. Army in the American Southwest. The second museum is the U.S. Army Intelligence Museum which takes for its theme the evolution of the intelligence art within the U.S. Army.
Fountain Hills, Arizona
Art, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation is a 950-member Native American tribe which calls Central Arizona’s upper Sonoran Desert home. The tribe which once roamed over 12 million acres now owns just 24,000 acres in northeastern Maricopa County 35 miles from Phoenix. The Fort Mc Dowell Yavapai, the “Abaja - the people” are one of three Yavapai tribes in Arizona.
Culture, General, History
The Powell Museum is a non-profit history museum located in Page, Arizona near Lake Powell. The Museum provides free visitor information, and educational outreach programming including exhibits, lectures, and events for young and old alike!
Window Rock, Arizona
Art, Culture, History, Library, Specialized
The Navajo Nation Museum has extensive holdings of art, ethnographic, archaeological, and archival materials. Our archives collection includes over 40,000 photographs as well as a wide variety of documents, recordings, motion picture film, and videos. The archives are heavily used by authors, researchers, and publishers as a source for historical photographs.
Art, Culture, General, History, Library
The Phippen Museum's permanent collection consists of paintings, etchings, drawings, bronze sculptures, photography, American Indian artifacts and jewelry that date from the late 19th century to the early 21st century. All materials in the collection are created by artists of the American West.
Archaeology, Art, Culture, General, History, Library
The Smoki Museum, constructed in 1935 with WPA and CCC funds was built to resemble a Hopi Pueblo structure. Our 5,000 square foot gallery houses a collection of artifacts, baskets, pottery and lithics from many Southwestern tribes. We also feature the largest collection of Kate Cory paintings in the USA.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library
The Tempe History Museum is a community history museum that brings people together to celebrate Tempe's past and ponder its future. The main exhibition, Tempe: Distinct, Diverse, Dynamic, dramatically presents the story of Tempe through a variety of media. The exhibition explores the history of Tempe through four thematic areas—College Town, Building Our Community, Living Together and Surviving in the Desert.
Art, Botanical Garden, Culture, Nature Centers, Park
Embrace the authentic beauty of the Sonoran Desert year-round at Tohono Chul Park, a charming botanical garden, set on 49 acres of lush desert. Locals and visitors alike delight in the experience of having nature at their fingertips, marveling at soaring Saguaros and the unexpected encounter with a resident hummingbird on winding nature paths.
Anthropology, Art, Culture
Visitor comment: The museum is difficult to find, but it's worth the effort! There are almost no signs to guude you there; we got a map from the office at the Indian Oasis Intermediate School on Highway 86. On the west end of Sells, turn south, pass the hospital, turn right on the road to Topawa (Indian Highway 19), go almost 10 miles, then left on Fresnal Canyon Road.
Anthropology, Archaeology, Art, Children's, Culture, History, Library, Nature Centers, Specialized
Exhibitions change regularly and include our collection holdings as well as loans from other museums; pertinent traveling exhibitions from other museums are also featured frequently.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Specialized
Walking through the over 125 horse-drawn vehicles on display one can easily trace their importance in developing the motor driven vehicles to follow. Our goal is to further develop this concept to help make it more easily comprehended.
Art, Culture, University
The University of Arizona Museum of Art houses wide-ranging collections of over 5,000 paintings, sculptures, prints and drawings, with an emphasis on European and American fine art from the Renaissance to the present.