Arizona Museum of Natural History

53 N. Macdonald St.
Mesa, AZ 85201
Best Of


  • Sun 1pm-5pm, Tue-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 11am-5pm
In more than 40 exhibits ranging from murals and skeletal reconstructions to three animated models (Tyrannosaurus rex, Pentaceratops and Stegosaurus), dinosaurs are showcased in the "Dinosaur Mountain" exhibition, roaring, snarling and devouring each other. The facility features a variety of changing exhibitions, many science-related.

Related Stories (7)

  • Dino Egg Hunt
    2 months ago by Evie Carpenter

    You know what’s one of the only things that could make an Easter egg hunt better? Dinosaurs. And, as far as we know, the Arizona Museum of Natural History is the only place to find actual (fossilized) dinosaurs in the Valley. ...

  • 10 Alternative Valentine's Day Weekend Events in Metro Phoenix
    3 months ago by Katie Johnson

    Love stinks. Yeah, yeah. Whether your status is single, complicated, or in a relationship, there are plenty of ways to get your kicks this Valentine's Day weekend without the candy hearts and the candle-lit dinners. From comedy show...

  • 6 Things We Learned at Phoenix DinoCon 2014
    10 months ago by Benjamin Leatherman

    Didja happen to know that every dinosaur may have had feathers? What about the notion that the Tyrannosaurus Rex most likely had really bad breath, given that it ate nothing but meat and probably never brushed between meals? We bone...

  • 25 Reasons We're Thankful to Live in Phoenix
    2 years ago by Becky Bartkowski

    Sometimes we get so caught up in how we'd like to change Phoenix that we forget how good we have it. Since we haven't yet been trampled by overeager shoppers during Black Friday or unable to squish into skinny jeans because pie, we'...

Load More Articles