This self-guided tour takes place on Sunday March 16th from 10 am – 4 pm. You have the option of seeing the featured 4 homes in any order you choose. The Museum will provide you with a pamphlet that serves as a ticket and includes the history and description of each home.
Tickets may be ordered online, by phone or in person. Advance tickets cost $30 each while same day tickets cost $35.
The Museum will open at 8 am on Sunday to sell same day tickets.
Please note that there will be no pets, beverages, smoking or photography allowed within the homes.
Situated on a beautiful 18 acre site overlooking Cave Creek, this classic Southwest home offers captivating scenes of the desert landscape from every room. Stonework leads to an extensive flagstone patio and natural elements continue into the great room which features ceilings of wood vigas and latillas. Bright Mexican tiles lead upstairs to two bedrooms with rough-hewn wood ceilings and polished floors.
This Santa Fe style home offers spectacular views of Elephant Mountain. Inside you’ll find an array of Indian and personal artwork. The owners will be onsite to guide you through their home and to answer your questions.
This home combines the mystical elements of archaeological lore with contemporary design. Built by Sunnie and Bill Empie, and now owned by the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, this remarkable house was cited among the best in America in Stanley Macus’ Book of the Best and has been on the cover of Architectural Digest.
With strong geometric shapes, this solidly built house on the slope of Black Mtn. integrates the outdoors with the indoors. Nature can be seen up close and at a distance through windows showcasing the desert landscape. Many interior features use materials found in nature: beautiful wood beams, ceilings and doors; uniquely placed rocks; and a palette reflecting the slate hue of the basalt formations on Black Mtn.