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Arizona State Museum, Tucson

Arizona State Museum - Tucson, Arizona
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Arizona State Museum
1013 East University Boulevard, Tucson, AZ 85721Map
University of Arizona
+1 520 621 6302
Neighborhood: University/Central
AOL Travel Editor’s Review

Devoted to understanding the way human culture melds with the Arizona desert, this fine facility is both an anthropological and natural history center. Notable exhibits include the world’s largest collection of Southwest Native pottery; a marvelous exhibit of folklore masks from northern Mexico; and a haunting collection of photographs depicting pre-Columbian architecture around the Southwest. Housed in a distinctly non-Sonoran brick building on the far west of the university campus, the museum’s centerpiece is a large exhibit, “Paths of Life,” depicting the lifestyles of 10 indigenous peoples of the Southwest, from the local Tohono O’odham to Yaqui, Apache and Hopi.

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Arizona State Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Sunday from 12:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Educational, Arts & Museums
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