Arts & Culture

Museums & Art Galleries

Art, culture, and history museums dot the state of Arizona, offering plenty to see and explore. The state is filled with exceptional museums, big and small.

Mountain lion at Arizona Sonoran Desert Museum
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson

Visit the Phoenix area for the Heard Museum—including both a main museum and two smaller outposts—offering an outstanding collection of Arizona American Indian art, artifacts, crafts, photography, and other cultural and historical exhibits. Just down the road, the Phoenix Art Museum houses more than 17,000 works of classic and modern art, and hosts traveling exhibitions from world-famous artists. Play instruments from around the world at MIM: Musical Instrument Museum, which is the world's only global musical instrument museum.

In Southern Arizona, the Tucson Museum of Art and Historic Block exhibits American, Western, and Latin American art, as well as contemporary and modern art.

The award-winning Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum is the ideal destination to see desert wildlife up close. See birds of prey whiz by in free flight during the renowned Raptor Free Flight exhibit.

The Pima Air & Space Museum boasts an impressive history and character with more than 300 aircraft across 80 acres.

The Titan Missile Museum, a national historic landmark located in Sahuarita, showcases well preserved missiles from the Cold War era.

Further north, in Prescott, the Phippen Museum showcases the art and heritage of the American West, while Flagstaff culture and art aficionados turn to the Museum of Northern Arizona.

Set aside ample time to visit Arizona's outstanding museums. The state's history, culture, and beauty is captured and told beautifully throughout the museum walls.

Galleries & Museums

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...

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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...

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Fort Huachuca Historical Museum

Fort Huachuca was established in 1877 as a temporary camp near the Huachuca Mountains, and today it houses the U.S. Army Intelligence...

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Fort Lowell Museum

The Fort Lowell Museum offers unique exhibits and hands-on activities for adults, families, and children...and it's pet-friendly too!...