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Heard Museum

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The Heard Museum focuses on the cultures and arts of Native Americans and the Southwest. Known for innovative programming and unique exhibits, the facility's displays range from hands-on activities to fine art. Native American artists daily demonstrate weaving, carving, sculpting or bead working. The museum also is known for its world-famous collection of kachina dolls.

Three additional gallery spaces, a 400-seat multipurpose auditorium, an Education Center, expanded Museum Shop and Bookstore, and the indoor/outdoor Ironwood Caf are all features of the expanded Heard Museum. Ample parking is available on the museum grounds.

Location: 2301 N Central Ave, Phoenix Arizona 85004 Telephone 602-252-8840

Other History nearby:
(Glendale) American Museum of Nursing
(New River) Archaeological Adventures of Arizona
(Chandler) Arizona Railway Museum
(Phoenix) Arizona State Capitol Museum
(Mesa) Arizona Temple Visitors' Center
(Coolidge) Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

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