Phoenix, Arizona is Home to Some Pretty Epic Museums

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Most people see Phoenix as the gateway to the natural wonders that surround it, but this city is worth sticking around in. If you’re a museum dweller visiting the capital of Arizona, make sure to check out these spots.

Phoenix Art Museum

Phoenix’s most extensive art museum features a comprehensive collection of over 18,000 works of art. It’s one of the largest museums for visual arts in this part of the U.S., and it covers everything from Renaissance to contemporary art, created by American, Asian, and European artists.

Heard Museum

If you’re in the mood to explore one of the best museums dedicated to Native American art in all of the U.S., Heard Museum is the place to be.

Musical Instrument Museum

Music fans will feel right at home in Arizona since this city happens to be the home to one of the world’s most impressive musical instrument collection. This museum is filled with approximately 15,000 musical instruments from all around the world.

Arizona Science Center

Many of the museums in Phoenix are interactive and family-friendly, and Arizona Science Center is one of the best examples. It covers four floors, filled with interactive demos, a planetarium, and even an IMAX theater.