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Heard Museum

Delve deeply into the fascinating world of various American Indian arts and cultures at the Heard Museum. Just five miles from Crowne Plaza Phoenix Airport, this enlightening attraction will attract young and old alike with its 11 exhibits that center on ancestral artifacts along with modern jewelry and paintings. Learn even more by taking one of several in-depth guided tours. There are also a multitude of special events and festivals throughout the year. If you drive to the Heard Museum, you'll have no trouble parking. There are plenty of spaces available on the Museum grounds and the parking is absolutely free. During special events, such as weekend festivals, you'll have to be on the lookout for signs along Central Avenue for additional parking options.


Hours & Prices


  • Monday - Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


  • Adults: $18.00
  • Seniors (65+): $13.50
  • Students (with ID): $7.50
  • Children (6-12): $7.50
  • Children 5 & under: Free
  • Heard Museum Members: Free
  • American Indians: Free

Events & Activities

  • Annual World Championship Hoop Dance Contest
  • Annual Indian Fair & Market
  • Annual American Indian Student Art Show & Sale
  • Haute Chocolate Market & Festival
  • Exhibit Galleries
  • Museum Shop
  • Tours
  • Dining
  • Bookstore
  • Festivals


Does The Heard Museum Offer Tours?

Not only are there tours but the tours are free of charge. Offered every day at noon, 2:00 p.m., and 3:00 p.m., these information-rich guided tours cover everything from the museum's exhibitions and collections to its history. During the noon and 3:00 p.m. tours, you'll learn about the "HOME: Native People" exhibit while the 2:00 p.m. tour spotlights "Highlights of the Heard."

Can I Take Pictures Of Exhibits At The Heard Museum?

Photography for personal use is permitted but several rules must be followed. You can't use flashes, video lights or tripods in the galleries. No photographs may be used in publications without first obtaining written permission from the museum and/or the artist. If you're a member of the media and want to photograph an event or exhibit, you must contact the marketing department.

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