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Phoenix Art Museum

1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1685
+1 602-257-1222
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When we travel we always try to visit a museum. This one was nice but a lot of empty space. Only... read more

Reviewed yesterday
dloupe
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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How did I not know about this? Highly Recommended!!!

I’ve been to Phoenix many times, but never made it here...boy was I missing something! What feels... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1685
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"miniature rooms"
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"thorne rooms"
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"traveling exhibits"
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"free admission"
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"nice collection"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"on display"
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"special exhibit"
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"light rail"
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"gift shop"
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"beautiful building"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

When we travel we always try to visit a museum. This one was nice but a lot of empty space. Only took a little over an hour to see everything.

Thank dloupe
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I’ve been to Phoenix many times, but never made it here...boy was I missing something! What feels like a small museum just keeps opening up more and more when you’re inside! Beautiful space, we’ll-curated exhibitions, great cafe/restaurant, and a well-presented store: clearly something for everyone!...More

Thank NYCGLB
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent a pleasant couple of hours in this museum recently. It is well-located downtown and has free- parking. Nice collection of modern art, and asian art. I loved their Georgia O'Keefe painting. I feel it is a bit over-priced, however, at $18 per person,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This incredible collection of Chinese artwork is a must see on your next visit to AZ. Newly named for the Papp Family, it is deserving of a leisurely walk through. Be sure to visit the museum to pick up memories to take home with you.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When looking for the art, the Phoenix art museum is a good place to start. It has a wide range of the artworks, from Asian and European (quality examples ) to American and contemporary art. What’s so special in this place, that in every collection...More

Thank Lyuba T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my mother and two teenagers to this museum. It was a pleasant museum,but nothing really spectacular. I especially enjoyed the miniatures exhibit and the teenagers enjoyed the fireflies exhibit.

Thank Kriston J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to come here after work just to check it out, and discovered so many fun things here!! I would definitely come back

Thank Samantha F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice art museum. I expected a little bit more of the collection, and some more local flavor to the art. Museum Shop was one of the better ones with a lot of unique items and spent some time and dollars in there. The staff...More

Thank mikek591
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

It's not a large collection, but it is very well curated. This isn't the MMA or MOMA, but it has plenty of art worth seeing, if you have an hour or two. For example there is a permanent installation of a Yayoi Kusama room, the...More

Thank SeattleBuster
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We visited the Phoenix Art Museum on Sunday, a free day. Otherwise it costs $18 or $15 if you’re a senior citizen. We enjoyed their collection, they had one Monet, a Diego Rivera, a few Georgia O’Keefe’s....Pierre Bonnard, Camille Corot.. a nice collection of religious...More

Thank Linda B
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Response from cdz373 | Reviewed this property |
"You who are being obliterated in the flying swarm of Fireflies" is located in the South Wing on the top floor (technically the second but there is a mezzanine between the first and second floors). It is a wonderful... More
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Response from br0za1205 | Reviewed this property |
Agree. I have only eaten there once but great all around. Great food, service, atmosphere.
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Response from SKnBK | Reviewed this property |
Its about 15-20 minutes... less if you go outside of rush hour :) The Museum is along the light rail also a great option.
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