Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park

Tucked against the beautiful Papago Park preserve, the Arizona Heritage Center is an oasis in the desert. In the heart of the Valley of the Sun, take the family to discover how the sprawling Phoenix metropolis began. See a World War II AT-6 training airplane. Snap a selfie with a Bob’s Big Boy statue. Investigate unique rocks, gems, and minerals. Learn about Camp Papago Park, a World War II POW Camp.

Trip Advisor Reviews

  • Location
  • 1300 N College Ave
  • Tempe, Arizona 85281
  • HoursTuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

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