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Phoenix Art Museum

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Neighbourhood: Encanto
As featured in 3 Days in Phoenix and 1 other guide
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Address: 1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1685
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue 10:00 - 17:00
Wed 10:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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One of the largest art museums in the Southwest, the museum houses a...

One of the largest art museums in the Southwest, the museum houses a permanent collection of some 16,000 works of art spanning the centuries and also includes a popular miniatures collection and a "Please Touch" children's gallery.

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Day trip to Tombstone Arizona and San Xavier Mission from Phoenix
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great Museum/ art gallery, amazing building , great exhibitions, staff genuine and friendly and informative

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

great Museum/ art gallery, amazing building , great exhibitions, staff genuine and friendly and informative

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum has much western-American artwork, although there are also galleries devoted to European art, Asian art, modern art, fashion, and other matters. Their website says they are the largest art museum in the southwestern United States. The museum is new-looking and clean, and worth a visit if you like art and are in Phoenix. The "Firefly" exhibit is particularly... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Phoenix Art Museum has varieties exhibitions. Fashion exhibition took me from 1960’s to present, seeing the style and color changed with time. The modem art expiation is amazing. Walking into a dark room with twinkling light, I felt dropping into the space. The collections of Hispanic art reflex the local southwest culture. The museum cafe is a perfect place to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rain on our last day made a visit to museum a true bonus. We are members of the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, so got free admission, but were happy to make a donation. We focused on the modern art portions and were impressed at the breadth of the collection and the amazing integration of the pieces into the... More 

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A great modern collection. Some good masters and French impressionists. Great store and Cafe. Nice place to spend some time viewing some nice art.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I haven't visited an art gallery in many years. I couldn't get to the 18th or 19th century art because I stopped to take in the wonder of all of the modern art exhibits which were available. I am going home with a renewed awareness of art everywhere I look.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful place to visit, beautiful collection of arts on display and would certainly will visit again.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for things to do with our new grandson, we found a free weekend for the Art Museum. Always good to fill children's eyes with Art.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the layout of the museum and the expositions that were on when I went were interesting and fun and creative to see. The gift shop is full of great items too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed my visit here friendly and helpful staff I would make a stop there to see it your self I will be vising again soon

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