Explore the Great Indoors Summer 2015

K-BACH invites you to Explore the Great Indoors by visiting one of Arizona’s many air-conditioned museums and cultural institutions. Stay cool as you explore the Valley of the Sun this summer with these participating sponsors.

Musical Instrument Museum

Keep cool this summer at the MIM.  Travel the world without leaving the Valley! Ranked Phoenix’s number one attraction on TripAdvisor, MIM offers an immersive experience in 200,000 square feet of air conditioned comfort, fun programs, special exhibitions, monthly cultural celebrations, and 200 concerts each year in its acoustically superb theater.

Memberships are now available.  Visit mim.org




Arizona Aerospace Foundation

The Pima Air & Space Museum - Night Wings
Join us at Pima Air & Space Museum for Night Wings. Open late every 4th Saturday during the summer.   You can enjoy activities from space food and crater exploration to plane spotting.  Details at pimaair.org

Titan Missile Museum-Moonlight MADness
Beat the heat and tour the Titan Missile Museum by the light of the moon! Open late the second Saturday of every month with special activities including a presentation by our MAD Scientists.  Details at titanmissilemuseum.org

Pima Air & Space Museum

Titan Missile Museum

ASU Art Museum

Join us at the ASU Art Museum on Saturday, July 11 for the museum's annual ASU Art Museum LogoFamily Fun Day in conjunction with this summer's family-focused exhibition, Family Matters. Unleash your creativity with dozens of hands-on art making stations, interactive performances and workshops. What will you and your family create together?  For more information, visit asuartmuseum.asu.edu

Admission:  Free, Open Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-5pm. 
Parking:  Free parking is available in ASU Art Museum-ma
rked spaces at the south end of Tempe Center, located at the northeast corner of Mill Avenue and 10th Street. Visitors using museum spaces must sign in at the front desk.

ASU Art Museum



Arizona Museum of Natural History

Stay cool and travel back 66 million years in time when Cretaceous AZ had a beach, dinosaurs and sea monsters!  Experience a three story indoor waterfall and simulated flash flood. We have brand-new animated dinosaurs that roar plus so much more!   Visit azmnh.org for more information.

Admission: Adults ($12), Children 3-12 ($6), Seniors 65+ ($10), Students 13+ with ID ($8), Children 2 and under (Free)
Hours: 10am-5pm Tuesday-Friday, 11am-5pm Saturday, 1pm-5pm Sunday

Desert Caballeros Museum

This summer families can escape the heat while embarking on genuine adventure at Desert Caballeros Western Museum!  Here world renowned art collections meander into awesome life-scale recreations of old Wickenburg circa 1905.  A dream come true for kids of all ages, and always free for kids 17 and under, our authentic exhibits and GuidePort headsets tell the vast stories of the true American West!

Come celebrate National Day of the Cowboy on Saturday July 25 10am-2pm. Wear your Cowboy Hat for free adult admission or “Cowkid” ice cream!  westernmuseum.org/upcoming-exhibitions


Desert Caballeros Museum





Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West

Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West is pleased to offer a 50% discount on all tours of Taliesin West from June 1 - September 30 as a "thank you" to KJZZ and K-BACH listeners who are Arizona residents.  This summer discount is only available through advance booking of Taliesin West tours and open to all Arizona residents.

This summer special is available by using discount code AZRESIDENT for booking by phone at 888-516-0811 or online at zerve.com/TaliesinWest   Please visit franklloydwright.org for more information.

Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation

Heard Museum

Join the Heard Museum and experience a year of unique art, events and family fun! Members and their kids can become their own superheroes with unlimited FREE admission to the family-friendly exhibit  Super Heroes: Art! Action! Adventure! on display through August 23.

Join today at members.heard.org/threemonths and receive an additional three months.

Heard Museum

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art

Summer at SMoCA features the three new exhibitions Collective Dissent: The SMS Portfolios, MetaModern, and Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins: The Collaborationists along with an exciting lineup of midcentury modern inspired events.

Admission and hours available at smoca.org.

Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art


Photo Credit: “A Day at the Museum 1” by Robert Couse-Baker is licensed under CC by 2.0.