One of the less know facts that active adults discover when first retiring to Arizona is that the Valley of the Sun offers more than 50 museums. Arizona museums have something for everyone ‒ history, art, science and anthropology. Below is a list of some of Arizona’s more popular museums.
Arizona Science Center – Located in Heritage and Science Park in downtown Phoenix, the Center features a five-story giant-screen theater, over 300 hands-on exhibits, and a 200 seat digital planetarium.
Phoenix Art Museum – The largest in the Southwest, the Museum features over 16,000 works in its collection of American, European, Asian, Latin American, Contemporary, and Western American art, and fashion design.
Heard Museum – The museum’s 10 spacious exhibit galleries and beautiful outdoor courtyards feature outstanding traditional and contemporary Native American art.
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art – The museum explores modern culture from the perspectives of art architecture and design. Adjacent to the Scottsdale Center for the Arts.