Sights & Attractions in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe

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Name Category Location
 
5th Avenue
Whether you seek handmade Native American arts and crafts, casual...
Neighborhoods / Streets Scottsdale
 
Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park
Ever wonder how a major metropolis can thrive in the middle of...
Museums / Galleries Tempe and Around
 
Arizona Science Center
With more than 300 hands-on exhibits, this is the venue for science-related...
Museums / Galleries Downtown Phoenix
 
Children's Museum of Phoenix
A playground for kids of all ages, this museum features hands-on...
Museums / Galleries Downtown Phoenix
 
Desert Botanical Garden
Opened in 1939 to conserve and showcase the ecology of the desert...
Gardens / Arboretums Greater Phoenix
 
Encanto Park
Urban Encanto (Spanish for "enchanted") Park covers 222 acres...
Parks Greater Phoenix
 
Hall of Flame
Retired firefighters lead tours through nearly 100 restored fire...
Museums / Galleries Greater Phoenix
 
Heard Museum
Pioneer settlers Dwight and Maie Heard built a Spanish colonial–style...
Museums / Galleries Greater Phoenix
 
Heard Museum North Scottsdale
This satellite of the big Heard in Downtown Phoenix has one gallery...
Museums / Galleries Scottsdale
 
Heritage Square
In a park-like setting from 5th to 7th streets between Monroe...
Squares Downtown Phoenix
 
Main Street Arts District
Gallery after gallery displays artwork in myriad styles—contemporary...
Neighborhoods / Streets Scottsdale
 
Marshall Way Arts District
Galleries that exhibit predominantly contemporary art line the...
Neighborhoods / Streets Scottsdale
 
Musical Instrument Museum (MIM)
A fun destination for even casual music fans, the museum offers...
Museums / Galleries Greater Phoenix
 
Mystery Castle
At the foot of South Mountain lies a curious dwelling built from...
Houses / Mansions Greater Phoenix
 
Old Town Scottsdale
"The West's Most Western Town," this area has rustic storefronts...
Historic Districts / Sites Scottsdale
 
Papago Park
An amalgam of hilly desert terrain, streams, and lagoons, this...
Parks, Trails Greater Phoenix
 
Phoenix Art Museum
This museum is one of the most visually appealing pieces of architecture...
Museums / Galleries Greater Phoenix
 
Phoenix Zoo
Four designated trails wind through this 125-acre zoo, replicating...
Zoos / Aquariums Greater Phoenix
 
Pueblo Grande Museum Archaeological Park
Phoenix's only national landmark, this park was once the site...
Native American Sites Greater Phoenix
 
Scottsdale Center for the Peforming Arts
Performances at this cultural and entertainment complex rotate...
Arts / Performance Venues Scottsdale
 
Scottsdale Historical Museum
Scottsdale's first schoolhouse, this redbrick building houses...
Museums / Galleries Scottsdale
 
Shemer Art Center and Museum Association
Near the Phoenician resort, the Shemer Art Center features revolving...
Museums / Galleries Greater Phoenix
 
South Mountain Park
This desert wonderland, the world's largest city park (almost...
Parks Greater Phoenix
 
Taliesin West
Ten years after visiting Arizona in 1927 to consult on designs...
Museums / Galleries Scottsdale
 
Wells Fargo History Museum
The museum isn't very big, but if the Wild West is your thing...
Museums / Galleries Downtown Phoenix
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