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Pueblo Grande Museum - The Hohokam Village


Experience a prehistoric Indian ruin at the Pueblo Grande Museum in Phoenix and learn about the first inhabitants of what is now Phoenix-the Hohokam tribe. Pueblo Grande Museum is located at a 1,500 year-old Hohokam village ruins in modern day Phoenix. For over 70 years the museum has been dedicated to the study and interpretation of the Hohokam culture. On the 102 acre park grounds, visitors explore the ruin of an 800 year-old platform mound possibly used by the Hohokam for ceremonies or as an administrative center. An excavated ballcourt, and to full-scale reproductions of prehistoric Hohokam homes can be viewed along the ruin trail.

The site also includes some of the last remaining intact Hohokam irrigation canals. Address: 4619 E. Washington Street, Phoenix

Our tip: Free admission on Sundays. Open 7 days a week. Check Website for details before you go.

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