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  • Meteor Crater

    Visit the world’s best preserved meteorite impact site just minutes from Interstate 40 in Northern Arizona near Winslow.

  • Ajo Historical Museum

  • Apache County Historical Museum

    The Apache County Historical Museum displays a large collection of artifacts and exhibits that tell the story of the early pioneer families that carved a home in northeastern Arizona during the 19th Century.

  • Amerind Foundation Museum

  • Arizona and New Mexico Railway Passenger Depot

  • Arizona Capitol Museum

    The Arizona Capitol Museum is dedicated to telling the story of Arizona’s government from territorial times to the present. 


  • Arizona Historical Society Museum

    Arizona’s oldest historical museum provides an excellent introduction to the dramatic past of Arizona and northern Mexico. Displays and exhibits follow the history from the Spanish Conquistadors to statehood.

  • Arizona Historical Society Pioneer Museum

    The museum is adjacent to the school grounds and is located in the historic Coconino County hospital, a 1908 building made of tufa stone. Operated by the Pioneers Society of Arizona, this facility has artifacts pertaining to pioneer life in Arizona.

  • Arizona Historical Society, Museum at Papago Park

    The AHS Museum in Papago Park focuses on the history of central Arizona with special emphasis on the 20th century. Exhibits relate to impact of water; and a special gallery is devoted to the Home Front during World War II.

  • Arizona Military Museum

    The Arizona Military Museum traces the military history of Arizona from the Spanish Conquistadors to the present day.

  • Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

    Founded in 1952 by William Carr and Arthur Pack, the museum is dedicated to conserving the Sonoran Desert by protecting native plants and animals, providing educational programming, maintaining and improvung the museum's collection of plants and animal

  • Arizona Railway Museum

    The Museum features a 1906 steam locomotive and a variety of other historic rail cars including Pullman cars and a caboose. The building resembles an early railroad depot that holds a 1950s Traffic Control Center.

  • Arizona State Museum

    The oldest and largest anthropology museum in the state, the Arizona State Museum is a Smithsonian Institution affiliate. “Paths of Life: American Indians of the Southwest,” is the permanent exhibit and focuses on 10 tribes of Arizona and n

  • Arizona State University Center for Meteorite Studies

  • Arizona State University Museum of Anthropology

    The primary emphasis is Hohokam artifacts excavated from sites around Phoenix, however the collection also includes excavations from Shoofly Village in the Payson area, sites in the Prescott region and the Colorado Plateau.

  • Besh-Ba-Gowah Archaeological Park

  • Bird Cage Theater Museum

    In the 1880s it was not only a theater, but also served as a saloon, gambling hall and brothel. The New York Times called it, "the wildest, roughest, wickedest honky tonk between Basin Street and the Barbary Coast."

  • Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum

    Located in the 1897 former General Office Building of the Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Company, the museum includes old photos, artifacts and displays depicting the first 40 years of Bisbee’s history, along with exhibits on mining.

  • Butterfly Lodge Museum

  • Casa Grande Valley Historical Society Museum

    Experience the rich heritage of rural southern Arizona and see what Casa Grande looked like in 1879 when the railroad ended here.

  • Casa Malpais Archaeological Park

    Casa Malpais, which means “House of the Badlands”, was occupied for about 200 years and mysteriously abandoned about 1400 A.D. The Great Kiva is the centerpiece of the site and is constructed of volcanic rock.

  • Cave Creek Museum

    Indian artifacts from the Hohokam, Apache and Yavapai are displayed in this small community museum along with exhibits about pioneer history, ranching and mining.

  • Chandler Museum

    Exhibits cover the history of Chandler, including Dr. Alexander J. Chandler, the San Marcos Hotel, farming, irrigation and water development. Tours include three main sections: the 1912 Tenthouse, the farmstead and Morrison’s Grocery Store.
  • Clemenceau Heritage Museum

    Located in the Historic Clemenceau School in the Upper Verde River Valley, the museum specializes in early history of Verde Valley, its mining industry, farming and ranching.

  • Cocopah Museum & Cultural Center

    This small but intriguing museum features life-sized models of Cocopah ancestral people arranged in historic settings. The life-size dioramas illustrate the heritage of the Cocopah people who continue to reside in the Yuma area.

  • Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) Museum

    The heritage of the four tribes that comprise the Colorado River Indian Tribes is presented at the Colorado River Indian Tribes Museum.

  • De Grazia's Gallery in the Sun

    DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun is a legendary landmark of Southwestern art and architecture created by the late Arizona artist Ted DeGrazia. On the National Register of Historic Places, the 10-acre gallery grounds showcase DeGrazia originals, the Mission

  • Eastern Arizona Museum and Historical Society

  • Flandrau Science Center

    Flandrau includes a planetarium, observatory, mineral museum, and hands on and permanent exhibits and changing shows. The multimedia theater planetarium offers a wide variety of day and evening shows.

  • Fort Huachuca and Museum

    Fort Huachuca was established in 1877 as a temporary camp near the Huachuca Mountains, and today as the home for the U.S. Army Intelligence Center and School. The Fort Huachuca Museum features military and Indian artifacts, photos and dioramas covering th
  • Fort Lowell Park and Museum

    Although the park is mostly dedicated to illustrating the military history of Arizona, a self-guided, signed trail leads to a prehistoric Hohokam village called the Hardy site. The same trail also leads to some of the fort’s historic buildings.

  • Gila County Historical Museum

    In addition to Native American and pioneer artifacts, the Gila County Historical Museum, which once served as the Old Dominion Mine Rescue station, covers life of the miners in early Globe.

  • Gold King Mining Museum and Ghost Town

    The Gold King Mine and Ghost Town was originally Haynes, Arizona. At this site, the Haynes Copper Company dug a shaft in search of copper hit gold instead. This site still has many of the original buildings and equipment used in the operation.
  • Graham County Historical Society Museum

    The Museum offers guided informative tours on request and is open to the public and has a large contengent of school tours. The unique artifacts are all from the local area and pioneer families who settled the community. Symposiums are held throughou

  • Heard Museum

    The scope of the museum emphasizes the lifeways of indigenous people of the southwest, but the museum collection and exhibitions cover the living cultures and arts of all contemporary Native peoples.Throughout the year, the museum hosts popular events&

  • Historic Sahuaro Ranch Museum

    Built from 1887-1929, the ranch features a variety of styles. The architect for the packing shed and north wing of the main house was James M. Creighton. The guest house was designed by Chicago architect, J.L. Silsbee.

  • Hoo-hoogam Ki Museum

    Exhibits tell the stories of two tribes, the Pima and the Maricopa people. Demonstrations are held of basketry and pottery making. A small outdoor dining area features homemade authentic food, including fry bread
  • Hopi Cultural Center

    The Hopi Cultural Center includes a small gallery museum, restaurant and an inn. Each mesa is distinctive and unique and is known for special art and craft.

  • Huhugam Heritage Center - Gila River Indian Community

    This modern new center highlights both the historic and living cultures of the Akimel O’odham and the Pee Posh, recognizing and preserving the enduring traditions of the Gila River Indian Community.

  • Jerome Historical Society Mine Museum

    Exhibits include mining equipment, ore carts, an original Jerome Chinese laundry machine, panoramic photos of Jerome miners and the smelters, household goods, and numerous historic photos, maps, and documents.

  • Slaughter Ranch Museum

    A National Historic Landmark, the old adobe ranch house has been restored along with several outbuildings. Visitors can tour the icehouse, wash house, granary, commissary, and a car shed to understand about life in southern Arizona at the turn of the 2

  • John Wesley Powell Memorial Museum

    Dedicated to telling the story of John Wesley Powell's 1869 and 1871 journeys down the Grand Canyon, the museum presents exhibits and memorabilia about those two monumental feats.
  • Kinishba Ruins

  • Lake Havasu Museum of History

  • Little House Museum

    Located on the X Diamond & MLY Ranch west of Springerville, the two-story Little House Museum features exhibits on ranching and pioneer life.
  • Lowell Observatory

    The visitor center offers interactive, hands-on exhibits. Guided daytime tours take visitors to the Clark Telescope, the historic Rotunda library museum, and to the Pluto Discovery Telescope.

  • Mesa Historical Museum

    Housed in a 1913 school building, the Mesa Historical Museum features an extensive collection of pioneer memorabilia and antique farm equipment.
  • Arizona Museum of Natural History

    New exhibitions, including Origins and the hands-on Paleo Dig Pit. Come explore dinosaurs that roar and so much more!

  • Mission San Xavier del Bac

    Widely considered the finest example of Spanish Colonial architecture in the United States, San Xavier is used daily by the Tohono O’odham Indians who live and worship in this district.

  • Mohave Museum of History & Arts

    Western, Native American, Dioramas

  • Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

  • Museo Chicano

    The first and only museum in Arizona that was founded and is operated by Latinos, this small museum promotes knowledge and appreciation of the cultures of Latinos.
  • Museum of Northern Arizona

    The museum provides a wonderful introduction to the Native people who live in Northern Arizona, especially the Navajo and Hopi. There are excellent interpretive exhibits for children and a fine bookstore and gift shop that showcases art, crafts and jew

  • Navajo Code Talkers Exhibit

  • Old Pueblo Archaeology Center

    Incorporated in 1994 to conduct archaeological and historical research, Old Pueblo conducts scientific research, preservation and public interpretation projects that are open to the public. Information is available about volunteer opportunities, programs,
  • Phippen Museum of Western Art

    This art museum mounts three-to-five rotating exhibits during that year that showcase western art. The Phippen Museum puts on a popular show and sale over the Memorial Day weekend.

  • Phoenix Art Museum

    Phoenix Art Museum opened in 1959 as a private, non-profit organization. In only 45 years, it has become a Phoenix Point of Pride and a cultural leader in the Southwest and among the nation's museums.

    According to a 2002 survey conducted by th

  • Phoenix Museum of History

    Located in Heritage and Science Park, the museum tells the story of Phoenix and the Salt River Valley beginning with the Hohokam. Also featured is the pioneer, pre-statehood period.
  • Pimeria Alta Historical Society Museum

    The exhibits and collections in this small museum are devoted to the history of southern Arizona and northern Sonora.
  • Pinal County Historical Museum

  • Pioneer Arizona Living History Village

  • Quartzsite Museum

  • Rex Allen Museum

    Willcox celebrates its native son, the singing cowboy Rex Allen, with this small museum that features memorabilia about his career making movies, records and appearing on TV. The collection also includes exhibits of other western stars.
  • River of Time

  • Route 66 Museum

    Located in the Powerhouse Visitor Center in downtown Kingman, the museum depicts the historic evolution of travel along the 35th parallel that became Highway 66.

  • Salt River Project History Museum

    This small museum is located within the corporate headquarters of SRP (Salt River Project). SRP is the modern successor to the prehistoric and historic cultures in terms of managing the Valley's Salt River water supply.
  • San Carlos Apache Cultural Center

    The San Carlos Apache Tribe opened its Cultural Center to tell their own story of their people. A special exhibit, “Window on Apache Culture,” is housed in the center.

  • Sanguinetti House Museum

  • Scottsdale Historical Museum

  • Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

    The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art (SMoCA) complements the existing Scottsdale Center for the Arts designed by Bennie Gonzales in 1975. Architect Will Bruder achieved the successful adaption of five movie theaters for 18,500 square feet of versa

  • Sedona Heritage Museum

    The first room of the museum tells the stories of Sedona's pioneers. A second room is devoted to movies that were filmed in Sedona, many of which were western films. A third room describes the cowboy life.

  • Show Low Historical Society Museum

    Located in the Show Low Police Department, the museum interprets local history and prehistory with artifacts, photographs and letters from Show Low history. Children's programs include museum tours and demonstrations of pioneer skills.
  • Sirrine House

    The Sirrine House is Mesa’s only fully restored, Victorian era home. Period furnishings and artifacts provide visitors a perspective on life in Mesa in the early 1900s.
  • Smoki Museum

  • Sosa-Carrillo-Fremont House Museum

    Constructed in 1880, the restored interiors of this adobe home reflect the life of a wealthy Tucson family in the 1800s
  • Southern Arizona Transportation Museum at the Historic Depot

    Opened on March 20, 2005, the 125th anniversary of the arrival of the railroad in Tucson, the Museum presents the impact of the railroad on Tucson and Southern Arizona.
  • Stinson Museum

    Exhibits feature aspects of early pioneer life including a loom used by Lucy Hannah Flake to weave cloth and rag rugs and a working blacksmith shop behind the Museum.
  • Superstition Mountain Museum

    The museum features historical artifacts and a video that tells the story of the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine, as well as exhibits on prehistoric Indian artifacts, documents, relics and pottery from early cowboys, prospectors and miners.

  • Taylor Pioneer Museum

    The community museum opened on July 5, 1996 in a Pioneer Home built in 1930 by volunteers. It features artifacts depicting Taylor’s history.

  • Tempe Historical Museum

    The museum is dedicated to the history of Tempe but includes an exhibit on the prehistoric Hohokam Indians who lived in the area.

  • The Air Museum Planes of Fame - Grand Canyon

    This museum is a division of the “flying museum” headquartered at Chino, California. Many of the planes on display are flyable
  • The Bison Museum

    The Bison Museum showcases one of the premier bison and western collections in the country. It includes such notables as the “Dances with Wolves” display with authentic props and memorabilia from the 1990 Kevin Costner movie that won 7 Oscars and won
  • The Museum of Rim Country Archaeology

  • The University of Arizona Museum of Art (UAMA)

    From the European paintings dating back to the 14th-century to the flower power of Georgia O'Keeffe's "Red Canna", the University of Arizona Museum of Art presents the public with a universe of images that inform and inspire. Admission is free. Museum h
  • Titan Missile Museum

    The Titan Missile Museum is the only Titan Missile site that remains intact. The guided tour includes the launch control room with a simulated launch and then continues down the 200 ft. tunnel for a close up look at the Titan II missile. Daily from 9:0

  • Tucson Museum of Art & Historic Block

    The permanent collection displays art of the Americas, including pre-Columbian and Spanish colonial paintings and furnishings. Guided tours are offered of the historic block.
  • Tuzigoot National Monument

  • White Mountain Apache Culture Center and Museum

  • El Tovar

    El Tovar is perhaps the most distinguished accommodation offered within Grand Canyon National Park. Located 20 feet from the South Rim, this rustic lodge with a large porch offers thrilling views of the canyon and wonderful people-watching opportunitie

  • Hassayampa Inn

    Prescott residents raised the money to build the four-story hotel to attract Phoenix tourists who wanted to escape the summer heat. It was designed by one of the Southwest’s most distinguished architects, Henry Trost, and opened in 1927.

  • La Posada

    Constructed between 1928-1930, La Posada was Mary Elizabeth Jane Colter’s favorite design; completed it when she was 60 years old. The 75-room luxury hotel opened May 15, 1930 as the last of the Fred Harvey Company hotels built by the Santa Fe Ra

  • Southwestern Institute for Culture and Arts

    Rehab of historic elementary school site (1950's) into an Arts & Cultural Educational facility dedicated to preserving the unique cultural and artist heritage of SE Arizona & Sonoran area. Tours, classes, workshops, events, 2 annual festivals, art museu
  • Nogales 1.7 Historic Area

    In the Nogales, the last U.S. border frontier, reside the 1904 Santa Cruz County Court House featuring two museums, and the 1914 Nogales City Hall featuring the Pimeria Alta Historical Museum. The 1.7 miles of Historic Nogales contains structures of th

  • Tempe Center for the Arts

    The Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA), located at 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, is one of the finest venues in Arizona – a jewel in the crown of a city known for its support of the arts.

    The strikingly magnificent TCA, Design

  • The Postal History Foundation

    The Postal History Foundation has the only formal museum and library in the Southwest dedicated to U.S. Western postal history. It celebrates the historical settlement of the West through the remarkable stories of the Pony Express,historic postal stations
  • Rose Tree Museum & Gifts

    In the pation of an 1885 hotel is the world's largest Rose Bush--planted in 1885 the bush now covers over 8000 square feet, more than 300 people can be seated in its shade. The old hotel is a museum dedicted to one of tombstone's pioneer families and con
  • Tombstone Western Heritage Museum

    A walk through Tombstone's past! Tombstone Western Heritage Museum celebrates the most famous Western town's history with an extensive collection of original artifacts, photos and documents. We feature the largest collection of Wyatt Earp an Tombston

  • Bentley Gallery

    Located in the heart of the Marshall Arts district, Bentley Gallery has been a staple in the Scottsdale art scene since 1989. With a wide-ranging inventory consisting of paintings, sculptures, photography, drawings and prints, one may find significant

  • Prescott Fine Arts Association

  • Elks Opera House

  • Arizona Latino Arts & Cultural Center

  • Judy's Frameworks & Art Gallery

    Custom Framing, Wide selection of Lake Havasu Art and Photos, Limited Edition and local art.
  • K Stratford Fine Arts Ltd

    Original, Abstract, Paintings & Sculpture, Commissions Available.
  • Art Works Custom Frame Shoppe & Art Gallery

    Local Art, Miniatures, Needlework
  • Picture This Framing & Art Gallery

    Limited Editions, Original Art, Poster Art
  • Ron Worsham's Art Studio

  • Yuma Art Center Museum - Yuma Fina Arts Center

    Located in historic downtown Yuma, the Yuma Art Center Museum exhibits art and material related to the Yuma valley, its culture and indiginous people.
  • Artists Gallery

    Fine Arts & Crafts Cooperative
  • Beaver Street Gallery

    Fine Art, Contemporary Sculpture
  • Black Hound Gallerie

    Prints, frames and gifts
  • Fire on the Mountain

    Blown Glass
  • Arizona Handmade Gallery

    Southwestern Art
  • Arne Ceramics

  • Old Main Art Gallery at NAU

    Rotating Exhibits of Traditional & Modern Art, Sculpture & Design.
  • Pueblo Indian Gallery

    Native American items

  • West of The Moon Gallery

    Woodwork, glass jewelry, photography, oils and more.

  • Williams Gateway Mountain Artists Group

    Paintings, pottery, etc..
  • Rock Art Ranch

    To view the rock art, visitors can drive to the rim of the canyon and take a short hike to the bottom, or use the observation deck on the rim. Visitors can also stay at the ranch, which is an Old West setting, and enjoy steak fry and cowboy music.

  • Shumway School

    Completed in 1904, the Shumway School in Taylor is the only brick one-room school still standing in Arizona.
  • Ardrey Auditorium

    Audrey Auditorium is located on the Northern Arizona University campus. The Auditorium is host to the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra, concerts, recitals, lectures, banquets, dance performances, conferences, touring shows and other public functions.

  • Belleza Fine Art Gallery

    Contemporary Art
  • Bizzart Studios

    Contemporary Art
  • Bright Day Fine Art

    Contemporary Art
  • Old Trails Museum

    Winslow’s many historic elements are highlighted at the Old Trails Museum. The museum is housed in the historic First National Bank Building built in 1921.

  • Tubac Center of the Arts

    Local artists and other community leaders founded the Santa Cruz Valley Art Association (SCVAA) in 1963. In 1972, SCVAA built and dedicated the Tubac Center of the Arts (TCA). Since that time, TCA has provided a venue for encouraging and attracting art

  • Verde Canyon Railroad

    The Verde Canyon Railroad takes you on a trip through Southwest regions rich with indigenous flora and fauna throughout the Verde Valley. Asphalt, concrete and tension drift away as you cruise from Clarkdale to Perkinsville at a smooth 12 miles per hou

  • Santa Cruz Spice Company

    Santa Cruz Spice Company is both a manufacturer and retailer of fine chili products. At the Spice Center in Tumacacori, you can purchase a wide variety of gourmet Southwestern foods, cookbooks and a large selection of spices and her

  • Gallery of Modern Masters

    One of the finest galleries in the Southwest, boasting the largest collection of glass art in Arizona. We offer to the serious collector and casual admirer a unique selection of oils, original lithographs, sculptures, ceramics, gl

  • Artisans' Gallery

    We believe that the craft of the Artisan should be honored and admired. When you visit Artisans' Gallery, you will notice that we strive to represent the best of the Contemporary and Traditional styles, including Jewelry, Glass, Pottery, Wood, Photo

  • Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts

    Scottsdale Center for the Arts blends entertainment, experiences and education in a year-round performing arts season that creates opportunities for audiences to have thought-provoking experiences and interactions, promotes creative expression from cla