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Phoenix Art Museum

1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1685
+1 602-257-1222
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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.
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004-1685
+1 602-257-1222
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The museum is easy to get to by the Phoenix light rail. I went on a Wednesday afternoon and admission was free, so that was a bonus. There are lots of interesting exhibits, some of them 'one only' like the small but lovely Turner, and...More

Thank astrokath
Reviewed 6 days ago

I like this place so much I have a membership. The museum holds various loaned exhibits a year that are amazing. Most recently, I took my nephew and his wife to the Samauri exhibit. They also offer art classes (free and paid), art movies, lectures,...More

Thank MeezTravels
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Art Museum plays a vital role in the Valley's culture. In addition to its solid permanent exhibits, the museum constantly brings in exceptional special exhibits, such as its recent Warhol show.

Thank 375jayw
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lot's of different types of art from different parts of the world. Tons to see. Plus, I got in free with my Bank of America card!

Thank Jill H
Reviewed 1 week ago

See ancient Asian art, modern art, statues, mixed media, paintings, videos, and more in this nice complex. Many galleries to explore. Cafe on premises and nice gift shop.

Thank caltravelgal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great place to just take a slow stroll. I recommend a membership so the you can see special exhibits and docent tours. The gift shop has great ideas.

Thank MercurioP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Museum has a great variety of different art. I really enjoyed the Photographs of the American Road. A lot of route 66 pictures, a road that I have traveled since 1959. Then the light show that was the special display was outstanding.The lights hung...More

Thank Sharon E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love the art, and this museum is a great place, where I found and learn about history, religions, Chinese and Japanese culture. I Enjoyed the section of the environment protection. The restaurant is great, has good food and professional services, also the price is...More

Thank Yaneldys G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So much to see. Took my 11 year old who I didn't think would appreciate an art museum, she loved it! The fire flies room was cool, I loved the bluebird tree and the miniatures were superb. There wasn't anything not to like and to...More

Thank Poirotgirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Phoenix has lots of great museums in the downtown area...and this Art museum is one of them. Easy parking near by and makes an enjoyable day out of the Arizona heat...there are lots of nice places to eat down town to you can make a...More

Thank Paula O
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2 March 2017|
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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
21 April 2016|
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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.
15 April 2016|
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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.