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  • Fiddlesticks

    1155 West Elliott Road
    Tempe, AZ 85284
    Elliot Rd. & the I-10 Freeway
    This family amusement center features go-carts, an award-winning lighted driving range, bumper boats, batting cages, miniature golf, and a video arcade.
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  • Pump It Up

    1325 West Auto Drive, Suite 101
    Tempe, AZ 85284
    Pump It Up is a leader in children's entertainment. They specialize in safe, private, indoor events with gigantic inflatables for kids of all ages. From kid's birthday parties to special events and...
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  • Sea Life Phoenix Aquarium

    5000 South Arizona Mills Circle #145
    Tempe, AZ 85282
    Gaze at an amazing array of marine life at the Sea Life Aquarium, a 26,000-square-foot indoor aquarium at the Arizona Mills mall. The aquarium features more than 5,000 different species, and...
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  • Sega Gameworks

    5000 Arizona Mills Circle, #669
    Tempe, AZ 85282
    Arizona Mills Mall
    This entertainment destination features a full service restaurant, a high energy bar, and state-of-the-art entertaining and interactive games and attractions for the whole family.
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Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Petersen House Museum

    1414 West Southern Avenue
    Tempe, AZ 85282
    Built by one of Tempe's earliest settlers, this restored Queen Anne style home depicts the lifestyles of area people during the territorial period and the Great Depression era.
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Libraries & Research Centers

  • Tempe Public Library

    3500 South Rural Road
    Tempe, AZ 85282
    One-Half Mile North Of US 60
    The largest library in the East Valley, this library offers a large variety of books and research materials plus state-of-the-art electronic resources and Internet access.
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Museums & Galleries

  • Arizona Historical Foundation Collection

    Hayden Library, Room 412
    Tempe, AZ 85281
    Orange and Cady Malls, on the ASU Main Campus
    This collection contains the political papers, books, photographs, maps, and records of prominent Arizona individuals, including Goldwater, and important businesses. This is open Monday through...
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  • ASU Art Museum

    P.O. Box 872911
    Tempe, AZ 85287
    ASU Main Campus, 10th Street & Mill Avenue
    Interactive exhibits and contemporary history exhibits are on display at this museum. A research library and gift store are on site. Guided tours are available.
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  • College of Law Art Collection

    P.O. Box 877906
    Tempe, AZ 85287-7906
    McAllister & Orange Street
    This collection features contemporary American works of art, but focuses more on Southwestern styles of art.
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  • Computing Commons Gallery

    Computing Commons Room 140
    Tempe, AZ 85287
    Southeast Corner Of Palm Walk & Orange Mall
    Five to six technology related exhibits including historical technology exhibits, integrated media exhibits, and technology-generated artwork are featured yearly at this gallery . They are open...
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  • Gallery of Design

    Architecture and Environmental Design Building
    Tempe, AZ 85287
    Forest Mall and University Drive
    View traveling exhibits at this gallery that focuses on architecture, designs, landscapes, and urban planning. Open Monday through Friday.
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  • J. Russell and Bonita Nelson Fine Arts Center

    51 East 10th Street
    Tempe, AZ 85287
    10th Street & Mill Avenue
    This center is home to the ASU Art Museum, the Paul V. Galvin Playhouse, and the University Dance Laboratory. Other features include a 12 foot wall outdoor projection screen and outdoor performance...
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  • Northlight Gallery

    Matthews Hall, Room 101
    Tempe, AZ 85287
    ASU Main Campus
    This gallery displays a wide range of internationally known and emerging photographic artists plus features selections from the gallery's permanent collection. Open Monday through Thursday and on...
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  • Tempe Historical Museum

    809 East Southern Avenue
    Tempe, AZ 85282
    Tempe Library Complex
    Videos, displays, and hands-on exhibits depict the history of Tempe from the prehistoric Hohokam Indians to today. A gift shop is on site. They are closed on Fridays and holidays.
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Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Kiwanis Community Park

    6111 South All-American Way
    Tempe, AZ 85283
    Tempe's premier 125 acre park offers amenities and activities that include a 12 acre lake, fishing, sand volleyball courts, softball and soccer fields, and children's playgrounds. Boat rentals are...
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  • Papago Park

    Curry Road & College Avenue
    This 296 acre park features softball fields, a lagoon, hiking and biking trails, natural desert areas, an archeological site, and picnic verandahs.
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Science & Technology

  • ASU Mars Global Surveyor Facility

    Moeur Building, Room 101 Orange & Forest Malls
    The visitor center at this facility features displays about Mars and a television tuned to NASA TV station. This facility supports the Thermal Emission Specrometer experiment. Open Monday through...
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  • IMAX Theatre at AZ Mills

    5000 West AZ Mills Circle
    Tempe, AZ 85282
    SE Corner Of Interstate 10 & State Route 60
    Enjoy a powerful movie experience at this 407 seat theatre that features a six story high, 82 foot wide screen powered by an IMAX digital sound system.
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  • Life Sciences Center

    ASU Main Campus, Life Sciences Center
    Tempe, AZ 85287
    Tyler Mall & Palm Walk
    A variety of reptile displays, including the only complete living collection of all 18 sub-species of Arizona native rattlesnakes, are exhibited at this center. There are also skulls and skeletons...
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  • Museum of Anthropology

    ASU Main Campus, Anthropology Building, Room 240
    Tempe, AZ 85287
    Cady & Tyler Malls
    Gems, fossils, and seashells from around the world are on display at this museum as well as the six story Foucalt Pendulum, the only active seismograph in central Arizona. Open Monday through Friday...
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Tours & Cruises

  • Adventures Aloft, LLC

    1026 East Driftwood Drive
    Tempe, AZ 85283
    Unforgettable arizona hot air balloon ride adventures. Started in 1978, Adventures Aloft is one of Phoenix's first commercial hot air balloon companies. They have daily sunrise flights year-round and...
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