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Heard Museum

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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This was one of the top things on our list to check out while in Phoenix and it did not disappoint... read more

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Extraordinary museum for Native American culture

I seriously doubt you will find better representation of Native American art and culture anywhere... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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...more
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2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1323
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Reviewed yesterday

This was one of the top things on our list to check out while in Phoenix and it did not disappoint! A beautiful mix of Native American Art and History! They are a part of the First Friday program so the First Friday of every...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I seriously doubt you will find better representation of Native American art and culture anywhere. Totally fascinating how Matisse was inspired by the art of the Arctic. Think about that magic for a moment! There is a guided mini-tour first and then you go back...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank shewhodoesall
Reviewed 3 days ago

To learn about the people who are such an integral part of the area was so interesting and very well done. The art work is fantastisc. Matisse was the one exhibit that originally caught our attention, but all a must see!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank GerriR9
Reviewed 3 days ago

Whether or not you are interested in Native American History this museum is a must see! There is so much to see, guided tours, a replica of the schools that Native American children were forced to attend and amazing sculptures. There is a gift shop...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KathyAiken_SC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Matisse is the hook but the art of the Arctic peoples is the prize. Simply stunning. The presentation of the historical and familial connections between Matisse and the Arctic art was very enlightening. Great exhibit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tjstjs
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were here for the Matisse/Inuit exhibit. Hate to sound like an art snob but this was really a stretch linking a few Matisse sketches to Eskimo crafts. That said the Heard Museum is a beautiful spot and worth a visit. The examples of Native...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank NJTraveler2011
Reviewed 5 days ago

I would make this a must on your visit to TVoTS, It's history and we should learn from it. Exhibits are great. Snack and food I would eat before or after. Management is a bit stuffy and stuck up.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kate G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a tour, which was just amazing. The artifacts themselves are interesting, but when you have someone knowledgeable explain the meaning behind them, and the history, and the cultural situations that lead to the events that lead to... you get the idea. Our expositor...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to tour with some friends we were visiting. Took the light rail in from Mesa, train stopped pretty much in front of the Museum. The pottery, jewelry and weavings/textiles are just incredible. The Museum has 2 shops, coffee shop and a restaurant. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank cheryl k
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like Native American art you're in for a treat! I have been here for many different experiences: as a university student studying history and writing lesson plans, a teacher on professional development, a teacher taking students for an educational field trip, and as...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Service Animals are permitted with documentation. You may or may not be asked to provide this, but just to be on the 'safe side', put a copy in your purse. Please know Arizona is very hot, so never leave your furry family... More
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Yes, there is a small cafe.