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Posted: Tuesday, June 19, 2012 5:48 pm | Updated: 11:53 am, Mon Oct 29, 2012.

The Phoenix Art Museum

The Phoenix Art Museum features an extensive collection of art from all corners of the globe and moments in time. With exhibitions covering traditional painting and pottery, as well as photography and fashion — both medieval and modern.

The Museum is located at 1625 N. Central Ave., in Phoenix. Call (602) 257-1880 for information.

General admission is $12 adults; $10 seniors and fulltime college students; $6 kids ages 6-17; Free for kids under 6.

For more museum hours, and more information, visit the website at www.phxart.org.

Saguaro National Park

Saguro National Park offers 40 miles of trails for hikers of all levels of experience, a number of picnic areas and an eight-mile paved loop for bikers looking to experience the Sonoran Desert at its fullest. The park’s Mica Mountain — its highest summit and greatest viewpoint — features six campgrounds for weekend trips, and the perfect opportunity to discover a diverse abundance of desert flora and fauna.

The East park is located at 3693 S. Old Spanish Trail; The West is located at  2700 N. Kinney Rd.

Both Districts open from Sunrise to Sunset daily; Visitor Centers open Monday through Sunday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Entrance Fees are $10 for private vehicle or motorcycle; $5 for individual on foot or bicycle; $25 Annual Pass; $10 Senior Pass; There is a free access pass for those with a permanent disability.

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