Arizona Heritage Center at Papago Park


The Arizona Heritage Center is an interactive museum with permanent and changing exhibits that hosts lectures, workshops, community and youth programs, and other special events throughout the year. The facility is also home to the Arizona Historical Society library and archives, a research destination for schoolchildren, family historians, and academics. Experience awesome exhibits and cool summer programs for kids and adults. Go retro with Phoenix icons like Bob’s Big Boy and Wallace and Ladmo, hang out at an old-time general store, and take an up-close look at a WWII training aircraft. 

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Dreaming of the perfect wedding venue? Need an auditorium for your theater troupe performance? Looking for meeting and event spaces for your next corporate event?

You’ll find what you are looking for at the Arizona Heritage Center. Nestled into the foothills of Papago Park, Arizona Heritage Center is a hidden paradise. Outdoor spaces provide scenic desert views and magnificent sunsets. Indoor spaces include a majestic sandstone lobby with grand staircase, glass pavilion, auditorium, theater and a variety of meeting spaces.


1300 N. College Avenue
Tempe, Arizona 85281

Located at the southeast edge of Papago Park, with easy access from Loops 202 and 101.


Monday – Thursday: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays.