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Heard Museum

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Taliesin West

Both are recommended by expert reviewers. Overall, Heard Museum ranks significantly better than Taliesin West. Heard Museum has a TripExpert Score of 97 with recommendations from 7 sources such as Lonely Planet, Afar Magazine and Travel + Leisure.

Both are recommended by expert reviewers. Overall, Heard Museum ranks significantly better than Taliesin West. Heard Museum has a TripExpert Score of 97 with recommendations from 7 sources such as Lonely Planet, Afar Magazine and Travel + Leisure.

tripexpert score
97
#1 in Phoenix
location

2301 North Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004

endorsements
  • 8 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    The Heard Museum is a can't-miss cultural institution in Phoenix. Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    This private museum houses one of the best collections of Native American art in the country.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Pioneer settlers Dwight and Maie Heard built a Spanish colonial–style building on their property to house their collection of Southwestern art. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    The Heard Museum is one of the nation's finest museums dealing exclusively with Native American cultures and is an ideal introduction to the indigenous peoples of Arizona. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    This extraordinary museum is a magical mystery tour through the history, life, arts and culture of Native American tribes in the Southwest. Full Review →

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85
#5 in Phoenix

12621 North Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd., Scottsdale, AZ 85259

  • 6 endorsements
  • 55

    Afar Magazine

    Taliesin West brings the horizontal lines and organic materials of Prairie School design to the desert landscape in low, skylighted buildings. Full Review →

  • 14

    Concierge

    Even people who are not interested in architecture or Wright's style should walk around the buildings just to see how one of this country's most influential style-makers lived and worked.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Wright and apprentices constructed a desert camp here using organic architecture to integrate the buildings with their natural surroundings. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Wright believed in using local materials in his designs, and this is much in evidence at Taliesin West, where local stone was used for building foundations. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    Frank Lloyd Wright was one of the seminal American architects of the 20th century. Full Review →

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