Phoenix Museum of History in Phoenix, Arizona, United States | Museum
PhoenixMuseum of History is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and exhibiting the early history of Phoenix, Southwestern, United States. Visitors of all ages enjoy interactive and educational exhibits showcasing the metamorphosis of Phoenix, Southwestern, from a dusty desert town to a modern metropolis. Now in its ninth decade, the Museum continues to receive recognition and appreciation for its contribution to the cultural life of Phoenix. Come discover how time and place have influenced modern Phoenix,Southwestern and the stories of the city's exciting and colorful past.
The PhoenixMuseum of History is a not-for-profit corporation organized to collect, preserve, interpret and exhibit materials incident to the development of Phoenix and the Salt River Valley. The Museum is dedicated to enhancing the knowledge of the history, learning, and lore of the many cultures that have shaped Phoenix and its environs.
The swirl logo of the PhoenixMuseum of History represents an ancient Hohokam symbol meaning "going up" or ascending. As paraphrased by La Van Martineau in ?The Rocks Begin to Speak?, it depicts "the upward pattern of a soaring eagle."
The PhoenixMuseum of History is a sleek and elegant 20,000 square foot facility that hosts both a main gallery and a changing exhibit gallery, facilities that can be rented for events or meetings, a library and archives room featuring rare and current books on Arizona history, and a beautiful Museum store that offers unique gifts and books.