Encanto/Central Avenue station

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Encanto/Central Avenue
METRO Light Rail Heard Museum Station.jpg
Heard Museum Station during the light rail's grand opening on December 28, 2008
Location Central Avenue and Encanto Boulevard
Phoenix, AZ
Owned by Valley Metro
Opened 28 December 2008
Preceding station   Valley Metro logo simplified.svg VMR   Following station
Valley Metro Rail

'Encanto/Central Avenue (also known as Heard Museum) is a light rail station on Valley Metro Rail in uptown Phoenix, Arizona, United States. It is the ninth stop southbound and the twenty-first stop northbound on the initial 20 mile starter line. The station is located on Central Avenue north of Encanto Boulevard directly in front of the Tapestry on Central condominium complex. The Heard Museum is located across the street from this station.

Station art[edit]

The Central/Encanto station features art by Jamex & Einar de la Torre from San Diego, California.[1]


Weekday Rail Passengers[2]
Year In Out Average Daily In Average Daily Out
2009 122,26 116,284 481 458
2010 123,68 122,184 489 483

Bus connections[edit]

  • 0, 512, 570, 582, 590 [3]

Notable places nearby[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.valleymetro.org/METRO_light_rail/How_to_Ride/Stations/Encanto%20and%20Central.htm, retrieved 8 December 2006
  2. ^ "2010 Ridership by Station" (PDF). 1-4-2011. Retrieved 2011-09-28.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. ^ "Valley Metro Bus Book Online". 2008-07-28. Retrieved 2008-09-01. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°28′25″N 112°4′25.50″W / 33.47361°N 112.0737500°W / 33.47361; -112.0737500