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This archaeology museum and 47-acre Sonoran Desert preserve is home to the largest concentration of Native American petroglyphs in the Phoenix area.
Open to the public for tours, the Will Bruder-designed facility serves as the primary exhibition space for the Center for Archaeology and Society.
|Phoenix Councilwoman Thelda Williams recently sat down with Center for Archaeology + Society co-director Richard Toon to discuss the historical and contemporary significance of the preserve.|
In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve proudly presents this festival of contemporary art, performance and learning about Arizona's indigenous cultures.
Admission: Adults $7; Seniors (62+) + Students + Military $4; Children (6–12) $3; Children (5 + Younger) + ASU Students + Museum Members are free.
There is a 10% discount for AAA members.
Voted a Phoenix Point of Pride and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the ASU Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve exists to protect the Hedgpeth Hills petroglyph site; to interpret and appreciate the cultural expressions found here; and to be a center for rock art research worldwide. Continued tribal connection reminds us to respect the sacredness of this site.
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For more information:
Richard Toon, Center for Archaeology and Society Co-Director