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Mission Accomplished! Valley attractions celebrate Apollo’s 50th anniversary

By Brianna Moore The Entertainer! “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” On July 16, 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins embarked on a valiant mission to become the...

Mummies of the World

“Mummies of the World,” through September 2, Arizona Science Center, 600 E. Washington Street, Phoenix, $13-$18, children 2 and younger are free, 602-716-2000, azscience.org. The largest collection of mummies will creep out the Valley...
Mummies of the World

Mummies unravel history at the Arizona Science Center

By Laura Latzko   Mummies are often associated with ancient Egypt, but they have been found worldwide. Mummies of the World: The Exhibition proves this, assembling the largest collection of these wrapped wonders. They are on display...
Mirror Maze

Arizona Science Center’s interactive “Mirror Maze” exhibit now open

By Ally Richmond   This summer, the Arizona Science Center is taking visitors on a journey into the world of nature’s amazing mathematical patterns. The new exhibit, Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature, includes over 20 immersive and...
Bodies Revealed

OdySea in the Desert’s “Bodies Revealed” exhibit offers intimate look at the human body

By Eric Newman   Scottsdale’s OdySea in the Desert is set to open a temporary exhibition that gives visitors a chance to take a deep dive into learning about the human body. “Bodies Revealed,” which opened to...
Pompeii

Top 5 coolest artifacts in Pompeii: The Exhibition

By Niki D’Andrea Pompeii today is a tragedy turned tourist attraction, but at one time, the ancient Roman city was an epicenter of activity and life. Guests at Arizona Science Center can get an unparalleled...
The Musical Instrument Museum

The MIM’s new exhibit is a study of Chinese music

The Musical Instrument Museum By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski Musical and philosophical harmony has always been important in China. The Musical Instrument Museum is bringing those together with Ancient Musical Treasures from Central China: Harmony of the Ancients...
Superstition Mountain Museum

Superstition Mountain Museum

The Superstition Mountains that form the eastern border the Valley are full of fascinating history, including being the location of the fabled Lost Dutchman Mine. The Superstition Mountain Museum preserves and displays information and...
Arizona Museum of Natural History

Arizona Museum of Natural History

Dinosaurs! Need we say more? OK, we will. The 80,000 square-foot Arizona Museum of Natural History offers visitors a trip to the Southwest's prehistoric — and more recent — past. You can explore 60,000 objects,...
Sheriff's Office at Pioneer Living History Museum

Pioneer Living History Museum

Over the decades, Phoenix and the surrounding cities have evolved quite substantially. At one time there were trees everywhere, for example. And before the railroad arrived in 1887, the buildings were almost all made from...

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