The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum plans to open a satellite museum early next year in downtown Phoenix.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum plans to open a satellite museum early next year in downtown Phoenix.

The "on tour" museum will be housed in a two-level building near America West Arena and will remain for at least five years, becoming permanent if it's well received.

Featuring traveling displays, rare items connected to artists and interactive educational exhibits, it could draw more than 100,000 visitors a year, organizers say.

"It becomes one more little anchor to come downtown," said Dale Jensen, a businessman from Paradise Valley who has been on the Cleveland-based Hall of Fame's board for more than a year.


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