See where the ancestral Sonoran desert people once lived.
The Pueblo Grande Museum is a National Historic landmark and is the largest preserved archaeological site within Phoenix. This museum is open 7 days a week in the winter months and open weekdays in the summer months. Pueblo Grande Ruin and Irrigation Sites include a prehistoric platform mound and irrigation canals. There is a fully accessible 2/3 mile trail that takes visitors through a prehistoric Hohokam archaeological village site with a partially excavated platform mound, a ball court, and replicated prehistoric houses. Additionally, there are three indoor galleries, a theater, an interactive children's gallery, and a gift shop.
You are welcome to explore the Interpretive Mound Trail (please note that dogs and bikes are not allowed on the trail) or the Portal Loop Trail. Parking is free and they also have free wifi inside the building. If you want to bring a light meal with you, you can eat at the picnic areas offering shade ramadas. Any history buff will enjoy learning about the prehistoric native American population of Arizona while they're here. No matter your age, have a fun time exploring the outdoor indigenous village site.