Arizona is an AMAZING state, as are all the cultures that have been part of it, and still are! So why not take the family to a place that celebrates these cultures, as well as the entire Southwest and northern Mexico - the Arizona State Museum!
Located on the campus of the University of Arizona, this fascinating museum has a number of exhibits which cover a whole range of topics - great for education!
You can explore the famous Navajo pottery (there are over 20,000 vessels in the museum!), and celebrates 2,000 years of these pottery-making traditions.
Explore the exhibit of the American Indians of the Southwest, where there are artifacts which even date back to the prehistoric period! There are life-sized dioramas, as well as audio/video presentations that will all contribute to your already amazing experience! There are even tours that you can take which can give you even more information.
What's also great about the Arizona State Museum, is that there are often events that you can join in on, which will really give you a deeper understanding of some of their topics. Maybe you want to check out the Southwest Indian Art Fair, or explore the Hands-On Discovery Carts?
The Arizona State Museum also offers tours which are free with a paid admission. They start at 1pm, and the informative docents can answer any questions that you might have!
Spend some time celebrating an amazing part of the country at the Arizona State Museum! You might just be amazed at what you learn!
$5 (over 18)
Your are free if you have paid admission
Check the events before you go because you might just want to fit them into your diary!
There are a range of school programs specific to different age groups so you can extend the education outside of the classroom!
There is a store with native goods and fascinating items that you can take home with you
Give them a call if you need assistance and see how they can help
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10am - 5pm Exhibits and Store
All year round. Closed July 3 and 4, and Memorial Day
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