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Heard Museum

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  • Joyce T.
    "Wonderful collection of native American art."(4 Tips)
    Linda M.
    "Arizona Native American culture."(3 Tips)
    Phoenix New Times
    "century-old Katsina dolls"(2 Tips)
    "famous Barry Goldwater collection of Kachina Dolls"(2 Tips)
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  • Jackie S.
    Jackie SanfordDecember 19, 2017
    All the beautiful Native American art displays and excellent coffee in The Coffee Cantina!!
  • Chuck V.
    Chuck ViaDecember 11, 2017
    Nice place t see native American culture.
  • Debra V.
    Debra VedderJune 30, 2017
    The current Frida and Diego exhibit is exceptional. It includes paintings by both artists and a collection of photographs. The museum's collection of Southwest history and culture is also impressive.
  • Derrick L.
    Derrick LauxJune 25, 2017
    Native Americans: free general admission. First Fridays (6-10 p.m.): free general admission (except March)
  • Jenn P.
    Jenn PJune 18, 2017
    Gorgeous displays though sometimes a tiny bit dim in spots.
  • Andrickson C.
    Really lovely place. Take a look at this video.
  • Amy L.
    Amy LewisJanuary 7, 2017
    The exhibits and guided tours are wonderful, as is the gift shop.
  • Joyce T.
    Joyce TokarOctober 7, 2016
    Been here 5+ times
    Wonderful collection of native American art. Good restaurant for a light lunch after touring the museum.
  • Louise S.
    Louise SchlachterJune 3, 2016
    everyone knows this is the place to go ... outdoor cafe +++
  • Cassidy B.
    Great place to visit
  • Maggie F.
    Maggie FreegardMarch 3, 2016
    Great collection of pots, docents provided lots of information.
  • Saintvictoria
    SaintvictoriaFebruary 26, 2016
    Bring your student id for discounted entry. Try do a tour as it does help to hear someone talk, then wander around. The sculptures outside are amazing.
  • Paul
    PaulMay 28, 2015
    Worthwhile viewing
  • Doreen W.
    Doreen WigdersonMarch 1, 2015
    Fantastic children's area! Very interactive!
  • Jonathan
    JonathanJanuary 7, 2015
    Powerful exhibit on Native American boarding schools.
  • Vanessa S.
    Vanessa ScottDecember 29, 2014
    Great mini activities for kids. Cafe is great!
  • Kim D.
    Kim DruistSeptember 19, 2014
    Textiles, jewelry, pottery, video instillations.
  • David G. A.
    David G. ArandaAugust 28, 2014
    It's a great place
  • Brian S.
    Brian StashApril 18, 2014
    Native American exibit was very interesting. Our tour guide was excellent.
  • R K
    R KMarch 2, 2014
    Attend the annual fair in March, the dance competition, the carvers competition ..
  • Michael H.
    Michael HuckDecember 30, 2013
    Great Displays and Indian Dancer
  • Lauren W.
    Lauren WellsNovember 18, 2013
    Went here for a class assignment. It was unlike any other museum I've been in before. Located just down the street from Downtown Phoenix campus if you're looking for something to do in the afternoon.
  • Kevin B.
    Kevin BorchersNovember 18, 2013
    One of my favorite places to take visitors. The depth and breadth of Native American art, history, and culture on display is breathtaking.
  • Sulafa S.
    Sulafa SalimNovember 17, 2013
    There is so much to see, learn and enjoy. Plan to spend at least four hours, and it is better to book in advance.
  • Cassie A.
    Cassie AndersonNovember 17, 2013
    Heard is actually a great place to attend lectures or special events. An intimate venue in the round. A fantastic bonus to all the art and exhibitions for which the museum is known.
  • Tiffany M.
    Tiffany McElhinnyOctober 8, 2013
    No water bottles allowed in museum :(
  • Zaptravel I.
    Zaptravel IncAugust 30, 2013
    The Heard Museum Downtown is set in a sun-bleached Spanish Colonial-style building that houses one of the best Native American museums in the entire world.
  • Alex H.
    Alex HamelAugust 14, 2013
    Much respect for the Native Americans, seriously.
  • Janet C.
    Janet CJune 22, 2013
    Free lockers for bags
  • C R.
    C RoApril 24, 2013
    Check out the Harnett Theater, great film clips with modern day natives talking about culture, life, language and love for their land, pretty cool.
  • Christine L.
    Christine LamFebruary 15, 2013
    The museum has more art pieces of Native American culture and history than I would have thought of it. The best way to learn more about the culture is to attend a tour within the museum.
  • Sean R.
    Sean RoekerFebruary 13, 2013
    AZ is the home of 24 Native American Tribes, if your from AZ or at AZ to attend ASU, go to this museum and find out about the local Native American population and culture.
  • Mallory
    MalloryJanuary 7, 2013
    you will walk out with tremendous respect for the native americans
  • Phoenix New Times
    Phoenix New TimesJanuary 3, 2013
    2012 Best of Phoenix Winner: Best Museum! A wealth of Native American history, stories and artwork, including century-old Katsina dolls and more! Read more
    Upvoted 1 week ago
  • Beth H.
    Beth HiroseDecember 30, 2012
    Amazing place. Many exhibits. Best gift shop
  • Pamela G.
    Pamela Greeno CampbellSeptember 23, 2012
    Great interactive things to do for adults and kids
  • KingDavid M.
    KingDavid MCO435March 29, 2012
    Check out Native American art .There is a discount for students who show a student ID. For students the admission is $7.50 that is a %50 discount off of the original adult admission!
    Upvoted 1 week ago
  • asegay
    asegayMarch 28, 2012
    A beautiful museum filled with wonderful Native American Arts & Craft through the histories. A lot of events happening every weekend. Also if you are a Native American, your admission is FREE!
  • Mike H.
    Mike HinesMarch 26, 2012
    A beautiful and amazing museum! I highly recommend visiting.
  • John H.
    John HillFebruary 21, 2012
    One of the foremost Native American Museums in the world.
  • Phoenix New Times
    Phoenix New TimesJanuary 28, 2012
    Best of Phoenix 2011 Winner: Best Buried Indian Treasures Best secret! A few wrong turns, pressed buttons & you might end up down there, but don't expect to see anything good without a curator. Read more
  • Omar A.
    Omar AlvaDecember 10, 2011
    Salads are big! :)
  • Across Arizona Tours
    Across Arizona ToursOctober 21, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    At noon they have a public docent tour!
  • K12 Inc
    K12 IncJuly 12, 2011
    Did you know? The Heard Museum was founded in 1929 to house Dwight and Maie Heard’s personal art collection. Today it has 40,000 pieces, ranging from historical artifacts to contemporary fine art. Read more
  • Edward J.
    Edward JensenApril 8, 2011
    Take METRO light rail to get here! Parking is limited especially during major events. Alight at the Encanto/Central Ave station: the Heard is southeast of the platform.
  • Linda M.
    Linda Mc ClearyNovember 10, 2010
    Wonderful museum to introduce friends to Arizona Native American culture. Don't miss the Goldwater Katsina doll display.
  • kate c.
    kate crowleyMay 3, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    See the exhibition POP! Pop Culture In American Indian Art! Its awesome. Read more
    HISTORYApril 5, 2010
    Has more than 32,000 pieces of cultural and fine art. There are permanent exhibits, like the famous Barry Goldwater collection of Kachina Dolls, as well as special exhibit year-round.
  • kate c.
    kate crowleyMarch 29, 2010
    Been here 25+ times
    Try the tepary bean hummus! Its a traditional bean, it isn't gassy and it makes delicious hummus
  • francine h.
    francine hardawayMarch 6, 2010
    This weekend is the Indian Market, but all the craftsmanship in the store is beautiful!
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