Hours and Admission

The Heard Museum, the Heard Museum Shop, Books & More and the Courtyard Café are open 361 days a year – every day except Easter Sunday, Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

We are open

Monday to Saturday | 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Members Early Entry every Saturday and Sunday | 9 to 10 a.m.

First Fridays of each month (temporarily canceled due to COVID) | 6 to 10 p.m.

CLOSED SUNDAYS

Admission

Prices for admission and events are subject to change. These prices do not reflect special event ticket prices, such as for the Hoop Dance Championship or the Indian Fair.

Tours

Docent-led tours of our signature exhibitions including Away From Home: American Indian Boarding School Stories are included with admission. Private group tours are available and can be arranged by contacting privategrouptours@heard.org.

LOCATION

Heard Museum
2301 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004

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

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
Exit 7th STREET, and turn RIGHT (north).
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.
Turn RIGHT (north) on Central Avenue.
Turn RIGHT (east) into the Heard Museum.

From I-10 Heading East
Exit 7th STREET, and turn LEFT (north).
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.
Turn RIGHT (north) on Central Avenue.
Turn RIGHT (east) into the Heard Museum.

thin banner of photographs of the inside of the Boarding School exhibition