Huhugam Heritage Center - Chandler, AZ - a center dedicated to preserving ancient cultures


Huhugam Heritage Center located at 4759 N. Maricopa Road in Chandler, Arizona is part of the Gila River Indian Community. The facility is open from ten in the morning until four in the afternoon on Wednesday through Friday. Admission is free to Native Americans and children aged twelve and below. The rates of admission for adults are $5 and $3 for seniors or students.

The goal of the center is to tell the history of the Gila River Indian Community while honoring ancient Huhugam though language, culture and history. The facility uses programs, classes, exhibitions and collections to educate members of the community and visitors to the area.

Huhugam Heritage Center is on a mission to ensure that ancient cultures and the ancestors to those cultures thrive now and in the future. The center aims to share and preserve the prehistoric cultures of the Pee Posh, Akimel O'odham and Huhugan as it reaches its goals.

Huhugam Heritage Center has an archival office, archival storage, library and reading room for the convenience of patrons. There are also laboratories with multipurpose classrooms, research and conservation, a museum store and exhibit gallery. Anyone in the Chandler, Arizona area with an interest in ancient cultures should make it a point to stop by the facility.

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May 17, 2017 @ 6:18 pm
Our family lives in Maricopa and we are very interestef in ancient American Indian Culture. Can't wait to visit.

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