Arizona State Museum

Top 1% of attractions in Tucson
8 / 10

7 expert reviews

“On the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson sits the largest and oldest anthropology museum in the SW United States.”

– Afar Magazine

Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"The exhibit covering the tribes' cultural history is extensive, but easy to navigate and should appeal to newbies and history buffs alike." Full review
Don't miss the impressive Wall of Pots and take a peek into the climate-controlled Pottery Vault (the museum has more than 20,000 whole vessels).
Fodor's Fodor's
"A permanent exhibit that explores the cultural traditions, origins, and contemporary lives of 10 native tribes of Arizona and Sonora, Mexico." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"This anthropology museum specializes in cultures of the Southwest and Mexico." Full review
Where Where
"Explore the history and prehistory of the Southwest through artifacts from numerous indigenous cultures of the region." Full review
Michelin Guide Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"Founded in 1893, this museum boasts a number of major pieces relating to Native American cultures, including a fantastic collection covering 2,600 years of pottery making." Full review
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