Heard Museum Directions & Parking

Heard Museum

2301 N. Central Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona 85004

On Central Avenue, four blocks north of McDowell Road (Cross street: Encanto Blvd.)
1/2 mile north of the Phoenix Art Museum

Easy Light Rail Access

Park and ride to the museum’s front door! The Heard Museum Encanto/Central stop on the Valley Metro Light Rail line lets you off right at the museum’s entrance on Central Avenue. There are many places to park and ride.Valley Metro

Download the Phoenix Metro Light Rail Map to plan your trip.

Download the Valley Metro Arts and Culture Destination Guide to learn how the Heard Museum (we’re on page 4) joins several other arts destinations in Phoenix, Tempe and Mesa that are adjacent to or are near light rail stops.

Parking

Ample free parking is available on the museum grounds. For weekend festivals, look for signs along Central Avenue for extra parking.

Driving

PLEASE NOTE: On occasion, Third Street is closed for parades and other special events. 

From I-10 Heading West

  1. Exit 7th STREET, and turn RIGHT (north).
  2. Turn LEFT (west) at the first major intersection, McDowell Road. You’ll need to move across 7th Street quickly to reach the left turn lanes onto McDowell Road.
  3. Turn RIGHT (north) on Central Avenue.
  4. Turn RIGHT (east) into the Heard Museum.

From I-10 Heading East

  1. Exit 7th STREET, and turn LEFT (north).
  2. Turn LEFT (west) at the first major intersection, McDowell Road. You’ll need to move across 7th Street quickly to reach the left turn lanes onto McDowell Road.
  3. Turn RIGHT (north) on Central Avenue.
  4. Turn RIGHT (east) into the Heard Museum.