Arizona Historical Society/AZ Heritage Center at Papago Park

1300 N. College Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85281- Map It
Phone: (480) 929-0292

AAA Editor Notes

Arizona Historical Society/AZ Heritage Center at Papago Park, 1300 N. College Ave., explores the history of central Arizona through interactive exhibits for children and adults. Topics include early settlements, World War II aircraft and internment camps, post-war growth of a thriving desert metropolis, copper mining and water management. Other exhibits cover Arizona history-makers such as Sandra Day O'Connor and Barry Goldwater, and a natural history exhibit of gems and minerals. Rotating displays and educational programs are offered throughout the year. Picnicking is permitted.
$12; $10 (ages 65+); $8 (ages 7-17). Prices may vary; phone ahead.
Station: Center Pkwy/Washington
Hours: Museum Mon.-Thurs. 10-5, Fri.-Sat. 10-4. Closed major holidays.