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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 yesterday

Great art museum any time, but First Fridays (open late and free admission) is really fun. Always interesting exhibits and lots of fun and interesting people. I real gem in Phoenix!

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a very enjoyable museum, ranging from old masters to brave-new-world experiments in art. I would like to point out the restaurant, a good-food cure for "museum legs." I enjoyed the arugula/pears/chicken/walnuts. The service is great, location good. It's actually a restaurant worth visiting...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has a good collection for a city of this size. The most interesting part is that there are many areas for special shows. When I was there there was a interesting Brazilian Contemporary show. The photo collection looks like it was curated by...More

Thank Iamalwayslost
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum was hyped by every travel site and book I referenced. But I don't understand why. The layout is confusing and difficult to navigate and at the end of it all there is very little art. First it was rather expensive to enter and...More

Thank Verovee
phxart, Public Relations Manager at Phoenix Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Verovee! We are sad to hear you did not enjoy your experience. We will take your comments into consideration for future changes to our maps and signing. Our Mexican art exhibition is called "Border Crossings: Mexico and the American Southwest" and features Mexican artist...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A good showcase of art of all kinds. It's an eclectic collection, including Southwest themes, as well as other American & international art.

Thank karen0rchid
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Wednesday after 3pm and it was FREE! In particular, enjoyed the Schor collection and the Thorne Minature Room which were very unique. Although not the NGA or MMA, it is very well maintained and good displays. The building itself is facinating and...More

Thank 690CT
Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered through the museum for a couple of hours and also had lunch at the cafe. We especially enjoyed the dress collection and the Georgia O'Keeffe's - part of the southwestern exhibit in the lower level. The Firefly room was awesome, too!

Thank louh332
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Normally the art work is great but the special engagements they have are fantastic.! I would highly recommend.

Thank Jo A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While not at the level of some other big city museums, the Phoenix Art Museum has a good variety of art on display. One of my favorite things is the Thorne Miniature Room. There are many more of these rooms in the Art Institute of...More

Thank Nadine S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Phoenix Museum of Art is totally worth a visit. The facility is in a league with much more well known museums. The staff is very helpful and eager to please. There is a small but exquisite collection of Impressionist masterpieces as well as European...More

Thank CDM49
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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.