If you want to check out any museums, today is a great day as it is International Museum Day and most are FREE admission today!
- Arizona Historical Society Museum at Papago Park
Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 10 a.m.‒4 p.m.
- Arizona Military Museum
Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 1‒4 p.m.
- Arizona Museum of Natural History
Buy one admission get one free. Free admission must be equal or less than the purchased ticket.
Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 1‒4 p.m.Museum admission: $10 for adults, $9 for seniors 65+, and $8 for students 12+, $6 for children ages 3 to 12 (under 3 free). Exclusions: not good with any other discounts or coupons.
- Arizona Science Center, Children’s Museum of Phoenix, and Phoenix Art Museum
Wednesday, 18 May 2011, through Sunday, 22 May 2011.This is members’ chance to visit these amazing organizations absolutely FREE! Visit the world-class Art Museum and see first-hand their amazing collections and exhibitions. Engage your mind, muscles and imaginations at the Children’s Museum of Phoenix where three floors of hands-on, educational and fun exhibits await you. Then plan to visit the Arizona Science Center where visitors will be engaged by the Center’s interactive galleries, 350+ hands-on exhibits and live daily science demonstrations. A Children’s Museum of Phoenix, Science Center, or Art Museum membership card is all that’s needed to gain free access to all three locations during the promotion period of 18–22 May. Art Museum reciprocity is for 2 adults and their youth under 17. Children’s Museum and Science Center reciprocity is limited to the number of members reflected on your card.
- Barbara Anderson Girl Scout Museum
Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 9 a.m.‒4 p.m.Tours must be scheduled as sites are small.
- Deer Valley Rock Art Center
Two-for-one museum admission.
Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 8 a.m.‒2 p.m.The Center has the largest concentration of Native American petroglyphs in the Phoenix Valley. Visitors hike a quarter-mile trail to view over 1,500 petroglyphs made between 500 and 7,000 years ago.
- Desert Caballeros Western Museum
Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 10 a.m.‒5 p.m.
- Heard Museum
Heard Museum North Scottsdale
Two-for-one museum admission (up to four people).
Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 9:30 a.m.‒5 p.m.Applies to Adult, Senior and Children’s admission; cannot be combined with any other discount. Valid at both Heard Museum locations.
- Musical Instrument Museum
Discounted admission and special programs.
Thursday, 19 May 2011, 5‒9 p.m.(Five-dollar discount off of regular admission and a range of free performances and demonstrations, including: flamenco guitar and Rathke Organ performances, Octobass and mechanical instrument demonstrations, and a gamelan demonstration. Programs are free with museum admission and are subject to change.)
- Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeological Park
Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 9 a.m.‒4:45 p.m.This applies to general museum admission only and excludes special events and programs. In addition, the museum store will offer a 10% discount (excluding books).
- River of Time Museum
Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 1‒4 p.m.
- Scottsdale Historical Museum
Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 10 a.m.‒5 p.m.Guests will also receive a 10% discount in the gift shop and a commemorative postcard.
- Shemer Art Center and Museum
Wednesday, 18 May 2011, 10 a.m.‒3 p.m.