11 April . 2017
Get a Dose of Arts and Culture in the Valley
Arizona is home to a variety of cultural adventures for the whole family. From music to Western history, you’re sure to find the right culture fix for one and all in your group just beyond Estrella. Check out these great Phoenix Metro museums and cultural centers, most within 30 miles of Estrella.
Buckeye Valley Museum
Travel back in time by visiting the Buckeye Valley Museum, just down the hill from Estrella. Established in the mid 1950s, the museum is dedicated to preserving and sharing local history. With an impressive collection of Columbian pottery, historic photographs, and local artifacts, visitors can step into the past and learn more about the neighboring city’s rich history.
Arizona Science Center
Focused on inspiring, educating, and engaging minds through science and technology, the Arizona Science Center is in the heart of downtown Phoenix. The center has activities for all ages including a multitude of hands-on exhibits and interactive experiences. With camps, themed events, a planetarium and frequent national-traveling exhibits, the whole family will enjoy a visit to the Arizona Science Center. Discover the center’s latest exhibits and news at azscience.org.
Musical Instrument Museum
Often called “the MIM,” the Musical Instrument Museum located in North Phoenix offers guests the ability to view, listen, and learn about the history and cultural significance of music. With more than 15,000 instruments and artifacts, from 200 plus countries, and multiple galleries paying homage to musical icons, the displays at the MIM are as unique as they are diverse and some are even interactive! There is plenty to see and experience for the whole family at the Musical Instrument Museum.
These are just a few of the dozens of museums and cultural centers your family will enjoy just
beyond Estrella. Visit westvalleyarts.org for additional offerings in the West Valley.
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