List of museums in Arizona

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This list of museums in Arizona encompasses museums which are defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included. The list also includes public non-profit art galleries, and national, state and local parks that feature visitor centers with exhibits.

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NameLocationCountyRegionArea of studyWebsite/Summary
Acadia Ranch MuseumOraclePinalSouthern ArizonaHistory - Localwebsite, operated by the Oracle Historical Society, exhibits include local cattle ranch, health resort and mining histories, prehistoric artifacts
Adobe Mountain Railroad MuseumGlendaleMaricopaPhoenix areaRailroadinformation, includes equipment, model railroad layout, photographs and memorabilia
African American Multicultural MuseumScottsdaleMaricopaPhoenix areaEthnic - African Americanwebsite
Ak-Chin Him-Dak Eco-MuseumMaricopaPinalPhoenix areaEthnic - Native Americaninformation, information, article, includes tribal crafts and history of the Ak-Chin Indian Community
Amerind FoundationDragoonCochiseSouthernEthnic - Native AmericanNative American archaeology, art, history and culture
Apache County Historical Society MuseumSt. JohnsApacheNortheastHistory - Localwebsite
Arizona Capitol MuseumPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaHistoryArizona state history, heritage and culture
Arizona Doll & Toy MuseumPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaToyinformation
Arizona Historical FoundationTempeMaricopaPhoenix areaHistorywebsite, located in the Hayden Library at Arizona State University, changing exhibits of historic documents, photographs and printed materials from its collections
Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago ParkTempeMaricopaPhoenix areaHistory - Localwebsite, central Arizona’s history with special emphasis on the 20th Century
Arizona Historical Society Pioneer MuseumFlagstaffCoconinoNorth CentralHistory - Localwebsite, Flagstaff and northern Arizona history
Arizona Historical Society Downtown MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernHistory - Localwebsite, exhibits include early Tucson businesses and home displays, including a drugstore, police and fire department, and a barbershop
Arizona History MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernHistory - Localwebsite, operated by the Arizona Historical Society, southern Arizona history from Spanish colonial through territorial eras
Arizona Military MuseumPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaMilitarywebsite, located at Papago Park Military Reservation, operated by the Arizona National Guard Historical Society, Arizona's military history
Arizona Museum for YouthMesaMaricopaPhoenix areaChildren'sFocus is on fine art and creativity
Arizona Museum of Natural HistoryMesaMaricopaPhoenix areaNatural historyDinosaurs, Native Americans, ancient cultures of Mexico and the Hohokam, Mars
Arizona Railway MuseumChandlerMaricopaPhoenix areaRailroadClosed in summer
Arizona Science CenterPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaScienceLocated in Historic Heritage Square
Arizona-Sonora Desert MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernNatural historyCombined zoo, natural history museum and botanical garden, features plants, animals, minerals and fossils of the Sonoran Desert
Arizona State MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernEthnic - Native AmericanIncludes Southwest Indian pottery, artifacts, exhibits of religion and culture
Arizona State University Art MuseumTempeMaricopaPhoenix areaArtPart of Arizona State University, contemporary art, new media, ceramics and other crafts, prints, art from Arizona and the Southwest and art of the Americas
Arizona Street Railway MuseumPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaTransportationRestored trolley cars
Arizona Wing Commemorative Air Force MuseumMesaMaricopaPhoenix areaAviationwebsite, aircraft include bombers, sub hunters, fighters, attackers, escorts, trainers, gliders, cargo, utility and other
ASU GalleriesTempeMaricopaPhoenix areaArtwebsite, operated by Arizona State University includes the Step Gallery, Northlight Gallery, Gallery 100, Harry Wood Gallery, Hispanic Research Center Art Gallery
ASU Museum of AnthropologyTempeMaricopaPhoenix areaAnthropologywebsite, part of Arizona State University, changing exhibits of culture
ASU West ArtSpaceGlendaleMaricopaPhoenix areaArtwebsite, operated by Arizona State University
Barbara Anderson Girl Scout MuseumPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaScoutingwebsite, tours by appointment
Benson MuseumBensonCochiseSouthernHistory - Localwebsite, operated by the San Pedro Valley Arts and Historical Society
Besh-Ba-Gowah Archaeological ParkGlobeGilaNorth CentralArchaeologywebsite, includes partially reconstructed Salado pueblo village with a museum displaying artifacts from excavations on the site
Bill and Judy Schaefer Sports Hall of FameTempeMaricopaPhoenix areaHall of fame - Sportswebsite, part of Arizona State University
Bird Cage TheatreTombstoneCochiseSouthernHistory1880s theater, saloon, gambling parlor and brothel
Bisbee Mining & Historical MuseumBisbeeCochiseSouthernMultiplewebsite, local history, copper mining
Bonelli HouseKingmanMohaveWest CoastHistoric houseEarly 20th century period house, operated by the Mohave County Historical Society
Buckeye Valley MuseumBuckeyeMaricopaPhoenix areaHistory - Localwebsite
Bullion Plaza Cultural Center & MuseumMiamiGilaNorth CentralHistory - Localwebsite
Butterfly Lodge MuseumGreerApacheNortheastHistoric housewebsite, hunting lodge cabin, home to author James Willard Schultz and artist son Hart Merriam Schultz
Camp Verde Historical Society MuseumCamp VerdeYavapaiNorth CentralHistory - Localinformation
Canyon de Chelly National MonumentNavajo NationApacheNortheastArchaeologyAncient pueblo ruin and museum with artifacts
Casa Grande Ruins National MonumentCoolidgePinalPhoenix areaMultipleIncludes ruins of multiple Hohokam structures built in the 13th century, visitor center exhibits about the Hohokam and artifacts
Casa Grande Valley Historical Society MuseumCasa GrandePinalPhoenix areaMultiplewebsite, complex includes local history museum with exhibits of railroads, agriculture, mining, a schoolhouse, a stone church, a barn and vintage fire engines
Casa MalpaisSpringervilleApacheNortheastArchaeologyAncient pueblo ruin and museum with artifacts
Castle Dome Mines Museum and Ghost TownCastle Dome LandingYumaWest CoastOpen airHistoric lead mining town and museum
Cave Creek MuseumCave CreekMaricopaPhoenix areaHistory - Localwebsite, exhibits include pioneers, mining, Hohokam artifacts
Center for Creative PhotographyTucsonPimaSouthernArtPart of the University of Arizona, photography
Center for Meteorite StudiesTempeMaricopaPhoenix areaGeologyPart of Arizona State University, collection of meteorites
Chandler Center for the ArtsChandlerMaricopaPhoenix areaArtIncludes the Vision Gallery and art exhibits in the Exhibition Hall
Chandler MuseumChandlerMaricopaPhoenix areaHistory - Localwebsite, changing exhibits on culture, history, and art at the 1938 McCullough-Price House, also Tumbleweed Ranch featuring a 1917 home, a historic grocery store and farm equipment
Children's Museum of PhoenixPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaChildren'swebsite
Clarkdale Historical Society and MuseumClarkdaleYavapaiNorth CentralHistory - Localwebsite
Clemenceau Heritage MuseumCottonwoodYavapaiNorth CentralHistory - LocalOperated by the Verde Historical Society
Colossal Cave Mountain ParkTucsonPimaSouthernHistory / GeologyIncludes La Posta Quemada Ranch Museum, Civilian Conservation Corps Museum
Copper Queen MineBisbeeCochiseSouthernMiningUnderground tours of the mine
Deer Valley Rock Art CenterPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaAnthropologyLocated at Papago Park Military Reservation, part of Arizona State University, features Native American rock art and a petroglyph trail in the desert
DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Historic DistrictTucsonPimaSouthernArtArt gallery and artistic manifestation and architectural constructed of Ettore DeGrazia
Desert Caballeros Western MuseumWickenburgMaricopaPhoenix areaAmerican Westwebsite, includes Western art, cowboy, pioneer and Native American artifacts, gems and minerals, period store and home displays, history dioramas
Dinnerware ArtspaceTucsonPimaSouthernArtContemporary art gallery
Discovery Park CampusSaffordGrahamSoutheastSciencewebsite, part of Eastern Arizona College, includes an observatory, exhibits about space, the solar system and astronomy
Fort Bowie National Historic SiteBowieCochiseSouthernMilitaryIncludes ruins of Fort Bowie, visitor center exhibits about the fort and the conflict between the Chiricahua Apache and the U.S. military
Fort Grant Historical MuseumWillcoxGrahamSoutheastMilitaryHistory of the former 19th-century fort and current prison
Fort Huachuca MuseumFort HuachucaCochiseSouthernMilitaryHistory of the US Army in the Southwest, located at Fort Huachuca
Fort Lowell MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernMilitaryOperated by the Arizona Historical Society, military life on the Arizona frontier
Fort Verde State Historic ParkCamp VerdeYavapaiNorth CentralMultipleIncludes three 1880s period historic house museums, exhibits about the fort, military life, Indian Scouts and Indian Wars era
Fort Whipple MuseumPrescottYavapaiNorth CentralMedicalMedical and military artifacts of the fort and military hospital
Fred Lawrence Whipple ObservatoryAmadoSanta CruzSouthernScienceVisitor center exhibits about astronomy and astrophysics, natural science, and cultural history, tours of the observatory
Gadsden-Pacific Division Toy Train Operating MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernRailroadwebsite, model train layouts and equipment
Gilbert Historical MuseumGilbertMaricopaPhoenix areaHistory - Localwebsite
Glendale Police MuseumGlendaleMaricopaPhoenix areaLaw enforcementwebsite
Grace Museum of AmericaCave CreekMaricopaPhoenix areaHistoryOpen by appointment only, America's transition from pioneer to modern life
Graham County Historical Society and MuseumThatcherGrahamSoutheastHistory - LocalFacebook site
Grand Canyon National ParkGrand Canyon VillageCoconinoNorth CentralMultipleIncludes changing art exhibits in the Kolb Studio, pioneer history exhibits at the Verkamp's Visitor Center, geology exhibits at the Yavapai Observation Station, Native American exhibits at the Tusayan Ruins and Museum
Hall of Flame Fire MuseumPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaFirefightingFirefighting equipment, apparatus, patches, helmets, uniforms, memorabilia
Halle Heart Children's MuseumTempeMaricopaPhoenix areaMedicalwebsite, operated by the American Heart Association, biology of the heart, human body and health
Heard MuseumPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaEthnic - Native AmericanAncient and contemporary Native American jewelry, baskets, kachina dolls, ceramics, clothing and art
Heard Museum NorthScottsdaleMaricopaPhoenix areaEthnic - Native Americanwebsite
Henry Hauser MuseumSierra VistaCochiseSouthernHistory - Localwebsite, operated by the Sierra Vista Historical Society
Historic Fairbank SchoolhouseFairbankCochiseSouthernSchoolinformation
History of Pharmacy MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernMedicalwebsite, part of the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, includes bottles, original drug containers, drug store fixtures and historic artifacts
Homolovi Ruins State ParkWinslowNavajoNortheastArchaeologyArtifacts from over 300 Ancestral Puebloan archaeological sites
Hubbell Trading Post National Historic SiteGanadoApacheNortheastHistoric houseHistoric trading post and family homestead with barn, bunkhouse, guest hogan, historic farm equipment and animals
Huhugam Heritage CenterChandlerMaricopaPhoenix areaEthnic - Native Americanwebsite, history and culture of the Gila River Indian Community
Huhugam Ki MuseumScottsdaleMaricopaPhoenix areaEthnic - Native Americanwebsite, history and culture of the O'odham (Pima) and Piipaash (Maricopa)
International Wildlife MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernNatural historywebsite, dioramas of insects, mammals and bird from around the world
Jerome State Historic ParkJeromeYavapaiNorth CentralHistory - LocalExhibits include local history and copper mining
Jewish History MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernJewishHouses in a historic synagogue, history of the Jewish community in Arizona
John Bell Railroad MuseumClarkdaleYavapaiNorth CentralRailroadLocated in the depot of the Verde Canyon Railroad, a heritage railroad
Kannally Ranch HouseOraclePinalSouthern ArizonaHistoric housePart of Oracle State Park, 1930s adobe ranch home
Kitt Peak National ObservatoryTohono O'odham Indian ReservationPimaSouthernScienceAstronomy
Lake Havasu Museum of HistoryLake HavasuMohaveWest CoastHistory - Localwebsite
La Pilita MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernHistory - Localwebsite
L. Ron Hubbard House at CamelbackPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaBiographicalwebsite, house where L. Ron Hubbard developed the theories of Scientology
Maynard Dixon MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernArtwebsite, works by artist Maynard Dixon, including original oils, watercolors, drawings and poetry
Manistee RanchGlendaleMaricopaPhoenix areaHistoric houseOperated by the Glendale Arizona Historical Society
McCormick-Stillman Railroad ParkScottsdaleMaricopaPhoenix areaRailroadIncludes a 15" gauge railroad, a Magma Arizona Railroad locomotive, a railroad museum, three model railroad clubs and a 7.5" gauge live steam railroad
McCullough-Price HouseChandlerMaricopaPhoenix areaHistoric house1938 Pueblo Revival style home
McFarland State Historic ParkFlorencePinalPhoenix areaHistoryHistoric courthouse and jail, exhibits about Arizona's Territorial history and law and order
Mesa Arts CenterMesaMaricopaPhoenix areaArtIncludes art gallery
Mesa Historical MuseumMesaMaricopaPhoenix areaHistory - Local
Meteor CraterWinslowNavajoNortheastNatural historyVisitor center exhibits about space, meteorites and asteroids, the solar system, and the Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet
Mills CollectionThatcherGrahamSoutheastArchaeologywebsite, part of East Arizona College, collection of ancient Native American pottery, arrowheads, jewelry and artifacts on public display
Mine MuseumJeromeYavapaiNorth CentralHistory - Localwebsite, operated by the Jerome Historical Society
Modified ArtsPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaArtContemporary art gallery, music venue and performance space
Mohave Museum of History and ArtsKingmanMohaveWest CoastHistory - Localwebsite, also changing exhibits of local art, collections online
Montezuma Castle National MonumentCamp VerdeYavapaiNorth CentralEthnic - Native AmericanPreserved cliff dwellings built by the pre-Columbian Sinagua people around 700 AD and a museum about the builders
Muheim Heritage House MuseumBisbeeCochiseSouthernHistoric housewebsite, operated by the Bisbee Mining and Historical Museum, early 20th century period home
Museum of Northern ArizonaFlagstaffCoconinoNorth CentralEthnic - Native AmericanAlso natural history displays
Musical Instrument Museum (Phoenix)PhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaMusicMusical instruments from around the world
Navajo County Historical Society MuseumHolbrookNavajoNortheastHistory - Localwebsite
Navajo Interactive MuseumTuba CityCoconinoNorth CentralEthnic - Native Americanwebsite
Navajo Nation MuseumWindow RockApacheNortheastEthnic - Native Americanwebsite, history and culture of the Navajo Nation
Navajo National MonumentNavajoNortheastEthnic - Native AmericanThree intact cliff dwellings of the Ancestral Puebloan people
Old Trails MuseumWinslowNavajoNortheastHistory - Localwebsite, operated by the Winslow Historical Society
Petersen House MuseumTempeMaricopaPhoenix areaHistoric houseLate 19th century Victorian period house
Petrified Forest National ParkNavajoNortheastNatural historyIncludes dinosaur and fossil exhibits in the Rainbow Forest Museum, and exhibits in the Painted Desert Inn Museum
Phippen MuseumPrescottYavapaiNorth CentralArtwebsite, American Western art
Phoenix Airport MuseumPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaArtwebsite, includes permanent pieces and changing exhibits in the terminals
Phoenix Art MuseumPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaArtCollection includes American, Asian, European, Latin American, Western American, modern and contemporary art, and fashion design
Phoenix Police MuseumPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaLaw enforcementwebsite
Pima Air & Space MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernAerospaceIncludes over 275 commercial and military aircraft and spacecraft
Pima County Sports Hall of FameTucsonPimaSouthernHall of fame - Sportswebsite, Arizona sports history
Pine-Strawberry MuseumPineGilaNorth CentralHistory - Localwebsite, includes prehistoric and pioneer artifacts, period antiques and room displays
Pinetop-Lakeside Historical Society MuseumPinetop-LakesideNavajoNortheastHistory - Localwebsite
Pioneer Living History VillagePhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaLiving history19th century Old West town
Pipe Spring National MonumentKaibabMohaveNorth CentralMultipleIncludes exhibits about the Kaibab Paiute Indians, Mormons, pioneer, natural history, historic fort tours
Planes of FameValleCoconinoNorth CentralAerospaceFeatures rare and one-of-a-kind classic aircraft
Postal History FoundationTucsonPimaSouthernPhilatelicwebsite, includes turn-of-the-century frontier post office and postal exhibits
Powell MuseumPageCoconinoNorth CentralHistory - Localwebsite, includes exhibits on explorations of John Wesley Powell
Pueblo Grande Museum Archaeological ParkPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaArchaeology - Native American1,500 year-old Hohokam village ruins and excavated artifacts
Rex Allen Arizona Cowboy Museum and Willcox Cowboy Hall of FameWillcoxCochiseSouthernBiographicalMemorabilia of Western actor and singer Rex Allen
Rim Country MuseumPaysonGilaNorth CentralHistory - Localwebsite, operated by the Northern Gila County Historical Society, complex includes museum and Zane Grey cabin
Riordan Mansion State Historic ParkFlagstaffCoconinoNorth CentralHistoric house1904 Arts and Crafts style mansion
River of Time MuseumFountain HillsMaricopaPhoenix areaMultiplewebsite, Yavapai culture, archaeology, geology, mining, pioneers, Fort McDowell, Roosevelt Dam
Rosson HousePhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaHistoric houseVictorian period house, located in Historic Heritage Square
R. S. Dietz Museum of GeologyTempeMaricopaPhoenix areaNatural historywebsite, part of Arizona State University, minerals, gems, fossils from around the world
Sahuaro Ranch Park Historical AreaGlendaleMaricopaPhoenix areaFarmLate 19th century fruit ranch with 13 original buildings, a rose garden, barnyard and orchards
Sanguinetti House MuseumYumaYumaWest CoastHistory - Localwebsite. operated by the Arizona Historical Society, history of the Lower Colorado River from the 1540s to the present
Scottsdale Historical MuseumScottsdaleMaricopaPhoenix areaHistory - Localwebsite
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary ArtScottsdaleMaricopaPhoenix areaArtContemporary and modern art, architecture, and design
Sedona Heritage MuseumSedonaYavapaiNorth CentralHistory - Localwebsite
Sharlot Hall MuseumPrescottYavapaiNorth CentralOpen airIncludes several 19th century period buildings and homes and a history museum
Shemer Art CenterPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaArtwebsite, arts education center and contemporary arts museum of Arizona art
Show Low MuseumShow LowNavajoNortheastHistory - Localwebsite, operated by the Show Low Historical Society
Sirrine HouseMesaMaricopaPhoenix areaHistoric housewebsite, 1896 Victorian period house, open for special events
Slaughter RanchDouglasCochiseSouthernHistoric houseComplex includes adobe ranch house, ice house, wash house, granary, commissary, and car shed
Smoki MuseumPrescottYavapaiNorth CentralEthnic - Native AmericanArtifacts, art and culture of the indigenous cultures of the Southwest
Sosa-Carrillo-Fremont House MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernHistory - Localwebsite, photos and information, located in the Tucson Convention Center complex, owned by the Arizona Historical Society
Southern Arizona Transportation MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernRailroadLocated in a depot, includes a steam locomotive, railroad and Arizona transportation history exhibits
Southwest Museum of Engineering, Communications and ComputationGlendaleMaricopaPhoenix areaTechnologywebsite, mostly a research facility, call before visiting, technological devices related to communications and computation
St. Michaels MuseumSt. MichaelsApacheNortheastEthnic - Native Americanwebsite, Navajo culture of the early 20th century, located in the 1898, the St. Michaels Mission of Francison Friars
Stinson Pioneer MuseumSnowflakeNavajoNortheastHistory - Localinformation
Sunnyslope Historical Society MuseumPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaHistory - Localwebsite
Superstition Mountain Lost Dutchman MuseumApache JunctionMaricopaPhoenix areaMiningwebsite, mining equipment and tools
Superstition Mountain MuseumApache JunctionMaricopaPhoenix areaMultiplewebsite, complex includes reproductions of 19th century businesses, area rock specimens, displays about area natural history, Native American, and military history.
Sylvia Plotkin Judaica MuseumScottsdaleMaricopaPhoenix areaJewishwebsite, Jewish culture, history and art, operated by Congregation Beth Israel
Taliesin WestScottsdaleMaricopaPhoenix areaHistoric houseArchitect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home and school
Taylor Pioneer MuseumTaylorNavajoNortheastHistory - Localinformation, information
Tempe Center for the ArtsTempeMaricopaPhoenix areaArtIncludes the Gallery at TCA, a free public visual art gallery
Tempe History MuseumTempeMaricopaPhoenix areaHistory - Localwebsite
Titan Missile MuseumSahuaritaPimaSouthernMilitaryFormer ICBM missile site and missile exhibits
Tohono ChulTucsonPimaSouthernNatural HistoryBotanical garden with collections of the Sonoran Desert and changing art exhibits illustrating the connections between nature, art and culture in the Southwest
Tohono O'odham Nation Cultural Center & MuseumTohono O'odham Indian ReservationPimaSouthernEthnic - Native Americaninformation, history and culture of the Tohono O'odham
Tombstone Courthouse State Historic ParkTombstoneCochiseSouthernHistoryRestored 1880s courthouse
Tonto National MonumentGilaNorth CentralEthnic - Native AmericanIncludes 13th to 15th century Salado culture cliff dwellings and visitor center museum
Trail Dust TownTucsonPimaSouthernMultipleIncludes the Museum of the Horse Soldier, Trail Dust Town Railroad
Tubac Center for the ArtsTubacSanta CruzSouthernArtwebsite, includes exhibit gallery
Tubac Presidio State Historic ParkTubacSanta CruzSouthernHistoryIncludes ruins of the Tubac Presidio, furnished 1885 schoolhouse, museum about the area's historic periods
Tucson Museum of ArtTucsonPimaSouthernArtwebsite, collection includes art of American West, the Americas, modern and contemporary art
Tucson Rodeo Parade MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernHistorywebsite, includes cowboy gear, rodeo memorabilia, horse-drawn vehicles
Tumacácori National Historical ParkNogalesSanta CruzSouthernHistoryRuins of three Spanish mission communities and a museum, consists of 360 acres (1.5 km2) in three separate units
Tuzigoot National MonumentClarkdaleYavapaiNorth CentralArchaeology - Native AmericanPueblo ruins and visitor center museum
Tyson's Well Stage Station MuseumQuartzsiteLa PazWest CoastHistory - Localwebsite, operated by the Quartzsite Historical Society, includes history and equipment for mining for gold, lead and mercury, minerals
University of Arizona Mineral MuseumTucsonPimaSouthernGeologyMinerals, meteorites, mining
University of Arizona Museum of ArtTucsonPimaSouthernArtEmphasis on European and American fine art from the Renaissance to the present
University of Arizona Poetry CenterTucsonPimaSouthernLiteraryExhibits from its collections in Contemporary American poetry from the 1950s to the present, collection also includes rare books, limited-edition and artist books, chapbooks, broadsides, photographs, and audiovisual recordings
US Army Intelligence MuseumFort HuachucaCochiseSouthernMilitaryEvolution of the intelligence art within the U.S. Army, located at Fort Huachuca
Walnut Canyon National MonumentFlagstaffCoconinoNorth CentralArchaeologyIncludes cliff dwelling rooms constructed by the Sinagua people and visitor center museum
Wupatki National MonumentFlagstaffCoconinoNorth CentralEthnic - Native AmericanIncludes Ancient Pueblo People ruins and visitor center museum
Wells Fargo History MuseumPhoenixMaricopaPhoenix areaHistorywebsite, American West history and the Wells Fargo Company, includes a 19th-century stagecoach, art gallery of N.C. Wyeth’s western-themed work
West Valley Art MuseumSurpriseMaricopaPhoenix areaArtwebsite, collection includes ethnic Dress and textiles, fine art prints, Chinese and Japanese ethnographic artifacts, Arizona art
White Mountain Apache Cultural Center & MuseumWhiteriverNavajoNortheastEthnic - Native Americanwebsite, history and culture of the Apache, located in Fort Apache Indian Reservation
World's Smallest MuseumSuperiorPinalPhoenix areaHistorywebsite, includes antique household items, tools, movie equipment, mining artifacts, political memorabilia
Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic ParkYumaYumaWest CoastMilitaryFormer United States Army logistics facility
Yuma Territorial PrisonYumaYumaWest CoastPrisonHistoric prison

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  1. ^ Arizona mining museum abruptly shutters,, May 3, 2011
  2. ^ "The Bead Museum to Donate Entire Collection to Mingei International Museum in San Diego", Mingei Museum, 3/11/2011
  3. ^ "Heard Museum West Will Close By the End of 2009", Phoenix NewsTimes, August 4, 2009
  4. ^ Phoenix Museum of History closing June 30, AZ, June 18, 2009

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