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Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

3830 N Marshall Way, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, USA

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About Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West is located in Old Town Scottsdale, Arizona on the former site of the Loloma Transit Station , and opened in January 2015. The two-story, 43,000-square-foot museum features the art, culture and history of 19 states in the American West, including Arizona. According to museum Director Mike Fox, “We are not a museum of objects, but a museum of ideas.”



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Desert Botanical Garden3.55km from Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

Desert Botanical Garden is a 140-acre botanical garden located in Papago Park, at 1201 N. Galvin Parkway in Phoenix, central Arizona. Founded by the Arizona Cactus and Native Flora Society in 1937 and established at this site in 1939, the garden now has more than 50,000 plants, in more than 4,000 taxa, one-third of which are native to the area, including 379 species, which are rare, threatened or endangered.

Camelback Mountain3.99km from Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

Camelback Mountain is a mountain in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. The English name is derived from its shape, which resembles the hump and head of a kneeling camel. The mountain, a prominent landmark of the Phoenix metropolitan area.

Phoenix Zoo4.8km from Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

The Phoenix Zoo opened in 1962 and is the largest privately owned, non-profit zoo in the United States. It was located in Phoenix, Arizona which has over 1,400 animals on display and contains 2.5 miles of walking trails and so more to see. It was one of the favourite tourist spot in Arizona.

Papago Park4.87km from Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

This is a municipal park in the cities of Phoenix and Tempe, Arizona, United States. It has been designated as a Phoenix Point of Pride. It includes Hunt's Tomb, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This is a hilly desert park covering 1200 acres in its Phoenix extent and 296 acres in its Tempe extent.

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park5.03km from Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park is a 40-acre  railroad park located in Scottsdale, Arizona. It features a 15 in gauge railroad, a Magma Arizona Railroad locomotive, a railroad museum, three model railroad clubs and a 7 1⁄2 in gauge live steam railroad.

Hall of Flame Fire Museum5.49km from Western Spirit: Scottsdale’s Museum of the West

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Maricopa County is located in the south-central part of the U.S. state of Arizona.   It is more populous than 23 states. The county seat is Phoenix the state capital and fifth-most populous city in the United States. It is one of the beautiful places in the Arizona state.