Four must-see museums to wander through, and casinos where visitors try their luck.
Explore everything from science to art to instruments to culture via both hands-on and static exhibits at a variety of stops in the Valley. Explore science at the Arizona Science Center (www.azscience.org), where visitors find a variety of fun activities, including a weather area (what does it feel like to stand in the middle of a tornado? Find out!) and a planetarium. » As the largest art museum in the Southwest, there’s plenty to see at Phoenix Art Museum (www.phxart.org), from 19th- century European works to 21st- century contemporary masterpieces. Closed Mondays. » Explore American Indian artifacts and art at the Heard Museum (www.heard.org), a locale celebrated worldwide for its unparalledand regularly collection changing and exhibits.mix of permanentThe gift shop» o ers authentic, handmade Native art. The bi-level Musical Instrument Museum, a ectionately known as the MIM (www. mim.org), has the distinction of being the world’s only global musical instrument museum. View approximately 6,500 musicmaking devices from around the world.
Phoenix Art Museum
Musical Instrument Museum
Arizona Science Center