Monthly Archives: July 2015

Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff

Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff Lowell Observatory is an active astronomical observatory, and is where Pluto was discovered. The observatory is in Flagstaff and a drive up to it offers some great views of the city. Interactive museum During the day, tours are offered of the grounds.  There is also a small museum inside. In the…
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Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum

Arizona Mining and Mineral Museum **This Museum has closed.** Malachite For all of you geology lovers this is a great museum located in Phoenix. Our family loves geology and minerals, so this museum is a great hit with the kids. Arizona is the "Copper State", so it is not surprising that many of the minerals…
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Chinese Cultural Center in Phoenix

Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center Chinese Cultural Center in Phoenix The Chinese Cultural Center has tons of little shops where you can find all types of bamboo plants and other home decor or gifts, as well as a very nice Asian grocery store, several restaurants, and a beautiful garden. They also have several festivals a year.…
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