Pueblo Grande Museum Archaeological Park, Phoenix
Fast Facts

BEST

  for

KIDS

ADDRESS
4619 East Washington Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85034-1909
CONTACT
+1 (602) 495 0901
Website
Email
ACTIVITIES
Museum
Ancient Ruins
Interpretive Programs
 
 
 
Points of Interest Nearby
CITIES & CULTURE
ACTIVE ADVENTURE
 
 

Learning about archaeology, Pueblo Grande Museum

 

Photo by City of Phoenix

Traveler
   Rating
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Pueblo Grande Museum & Archaeological Park is a great place to introduce kids to the Hohokam Culture, one of Arizona's early Indian peoples. Tour a replica of a Hohokam pithouse and adobe compound. Explore the ruins of an 800 year-old Hohokam ball court and platform mound. Participate in a hands-on workshop and simulated archaeology dig. And discover the Hohokam's knowledge of astronomy as well as their pottery and canal building skills.
Getting There
 
Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park is located at 4619 East Washington in Phoenix and is situated on the southeast corner of 44th Street and Washington.
Hours & Times
 
The museum is open Monday through Saturday 9:00-16:45, Sunday 13:00-16:45 October through April and Tuesday through Saturday 9:00-16:45 May through September. The museum is CLOSED on New Years Day, Presidents Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas as well as Sundays and Mondays May through September. Guided tours of the Hohokam irrigation canals in the Park of Four Waters take place at 10:00 on the last Friday of each month from October to April; space is limited so please register ahead of time. A variety of special events are scheduled throughout the year.
Admission & Fees
 
Admission charged. Children aged 6 to 17 are half price. Children under 6 years of age are free of change. Entrance is free to all children aged 17 and under on Sundays.
Things to Keep in Mind
 
Allow 90 minutes for your visit. Seasonal exhibits focus on archaeology, southwestern cultures, and contemporary American Indian art.
 
Traveler Reviews
There are no reviews yet. Be the first!
Write a Review
Traveler
   Rating
Best
 for
Kids
Preview & Post
Travel Trivia
Magellanic penguins breed in:
Books for Kids about Arizona
Free Travel Journal
Get a free kids travel journal to document your family vacation.
Download PDF