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Experiences

Heritage & Culture

The region that became Arizona was inhabited well before statehood. Tour the ancient ruins of American Indian sites, visit historic missions and witness Wild West reenactments.

Across the state, you'll find ruins of villages, ancient structures, and missions founded by indigenous tribes, and later European settlers and Catholic missionaries. Of course, who can forget Arizona's Wild West history?

Arizona's modern culture, seen in its cities and arts, continue to be influenced by those who came before with plenty of room for innovation.

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Arts & Culture

American Indian Culture in AZ

Long before Arizona became a state, people were drawn to the area's beautiful weather and stunning vistas. Tracing back at least 12,000 years...

Viva la Cultura

Arizona's Hispanic and Latino Culture

Experience Arizona's vibrant Hispanic heritage at historic sites and colorful festivals across the state. Find authentic and award-winning...

LGBTQ + Arizona

From Arizona's small towns to its largest city, visitors find plenty of open and welcoming communities to enjoy in the Grand Canyon State.

Places to Stay

AZ Dude Ranches: A Glimpse into Wild West History

Whether they go by "guest ranch" or "dude ranch," these authentic Western experiences offer a glimpse into the rugged nature of Arizona, while...

Food Worth Traveling For

Eat & Drink

Whether you prefer casual eateries or James Beard Award-winning dining rooms, Arizona serves up culinary experiences to remember. Indulge your...

San Jose de Tumacacori

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Step into a scene of historic proportions.

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History

Chandler Museum

Chandler Museum is an interdisciplinary learning environment where the community comes together to share its stories, preserve its cultural...

History

Clarkdale Historical Society and Museum

Imagine yourself in a turn-of-the-century mining town as its locals strolled along the busy streets. At the Clarkdale Heritage Center,...

Galleries & Museums

Cocopah Museum and Cultural Center

Built in 1996, the Cocopah Museum and Cultural Center features exhibits on history and culture, meeting spaces and a gift shop. The Museum,...

History

Colorado River Indian Tribes (CRIT) Museum

Located at the Tribal Government complex in the same building as the CRIT Library, the CRIT Museum provides a comprehensive history of the...

History

Colorado River Museum

Through photographs, dioramas and displays, the museum encompasses the history of the Bullhead City area from steamboats on the Colorado...

Galleries & Museums

Copper Art Museum

Arizona's Copper Art Museum traces its roots back to 1919 and an antique shop in Northern Minnesota, whose collection grew so big a more...

The Old West

Crown King Saloon & Cafe

The historic Crown King Saloon & Cafe is the oldest continuously operated Saloon in the state of Arizona and has been open for 110...

Performing Arts

Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts

The Del E. Webb Center for the Performing Arts is a state-of-the-art 600-seat theatre dedicated to enhancing the cultural and educational...

The Old West

Desert Caballeros Western Museum

A dream come true for all ages, our exhibitions and free guidePORT audio tours tell the fascinating stories of the American West! At the...

Performing Arts

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

Solve a hilarious crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The culprit is hiding in plain sight somewhere in the room, and...

History

Explore Navajo Interactive Museum

The Museum was created with the help of leading Navajo scholars, museum personnel and the Navajo artistic community to provide a vibrant...