Top Choice Museum in Flagstaff

Museum of Northern Arizona

An attractive Craftsman-style stone building amid a pine grove, this small but excellent museum spotlights local Native American archaeology, history and culture, as well as geology, biology and the arts. It's on th…
Observatory in Flagstaff

Lowell Observatory

Sitting atop a hill just west of downtown, this national historic landmark was built by Percival Lowell in 1894. The first sighting of Pluto occurred here in 1930. Weather permitting, visitors can stargaze through o…
Historic Site in Flagstaff

Riordan Mansion State Historic Park

Having made a fortune from their Arizona Lumber Company, brothers Michael and Timothy Riordan built this sprawling duplex in 1904. The Craftsman-style design was the brainchild of architect Charles Whittlesey, who a…
Museum in Flagstaff

Pioneer Museum

Built in 1908 from volcanic remains of the nearby Mt Eldon eruptions, this stone house served as the county hospital for the indigent and was known as the 'poor farm' until its closure in 1936. John Hance, a colorfu…
Arts Center in Flagstaff

Coconino Center for the Arts

Behind the Pioneer Museum, the Coconino Center for the Arts exhibits work by local artists and hosts various performances and programs. Check its website for current exhibitions and events.
Park in Flagstaff

Thorpe Park

A great playground, plenty of grass and shade, and a dog park.
Square in Flagstaff

Heritage Square

Central Square in Flagstaff's historic downtown, with a handful of cafes offering outdoor seating; in the summer, there's weekend music and family-friendly movies screened outside.