Arizona State Museum
If history calls to you, this treasure may be a place to spend some time. Focus is on archaeology and anthropology of the southwest tribes, with kachinas, pottery, weaving and dioramas/displays of many cultures.
"Arizona State Museum (ASM) is the oldest and largest anthropological research museum in the U.S. Southwest, with expansive collections that are exceptional resources for the teaching, study, and understanding of the region’s 13,000-year human history." Large permanent collection of pottery.
State Museum on Univeristy campus. Unique shows of Native American lifeways, arts. Long and short term exhibits.
“Sonoran hot dogs are a southwestern treat, highly recommend tasting them if you never have”
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“Ettore "Ted" de Grazia, Tucson's most famous painter, left his studio/gallery in the Catalina foothills for the public to enjoy as a museum of Southwestern art. The building is made from adobe, which is common for this hot and arid area, and is surrounded by cactus and other desert plants. De Grazia was fascinated by the colors and cultures of the American Southwest, and that is what his art is all about. Gallery tours can be scheduled and take 90 minutes. ”
Point of Interest
“All the shops, bars, and restaurants along the Historic 4th Avenue District make it a great place to spend the day shopping, eating, and drinking.”