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Museum of Northern Arizona

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Address: 3101 N. Fort Valley Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
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+1 928-774-5213
09:00 - 17:00
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One of the great regional museums of our world, surrounded by tremendous...

One of the great regional museums of our world, surrounded by tremendous geological, biological, and cultural resources in one of Earth's most spectacular landscapes. With a long and illustrious history, MNA evokes the very spirit of the Colorado Plateau and serves as a gateway to understanding this unique region. Whatever your time frame, this museum will enhance your experience of the richly diverse cultures, landscapes, and ecology of the Plateau. Nine permanent and changing exhibit galleries present Native cultures, tribal lifeways, natural sciences, and fine arts. Ventures and custom tours explore the Four Corners Region of the American Southwest. Award-winning Museum Shop & Bookstore onsite. Self-guided Rio de Flag Nature Trail.

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We had planned to skip any museums on this particular trip. However, we drove by this museum and decided last minute to go anyway. It was well worth the admission and was very... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had planned to skip any museums on this particular trip. However, we drove by this museum and decided last minute to go anyway. It was well worth the admission and was very informational. I enjoyed all the information about geology and being able to see the rocks as well. It was amazing to see so many artifacts and learn... More 

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Conyers, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really thought there would be more history of the settlers, but since there is another museum down the steet (Pioneer Museum) maybe that is why. This museum is primarily about Native Americans such as the Navajo, Hopi, Zuni and Havasupai. There a room full of beautiful jewelry, others of paintings, and pottery and woven rugs. You will leave with... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is as interesting as the exhibits. Very well laid out museum which makes for a pleasant educational experience. My wife couldn't get enough of this place.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In many ways, should have come here first, before going to Sedona, Grand Canyon and Walnut Canyon, to get a better understanding of the native peoples of the area. Amazing collection of pottery and textiles.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A most go and see if you spending time in Flagstaff. Fantastic art and gift shop. Great display of archeological diggings. And very tasteful presentation.

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Ash Fork, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Excellent collection of Native American Art, and crafts. Just north of Flagstaff. Historical Building. Friendly front desk. Nice Gift Shop and Book Store.

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Yuma, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

This museum is a short visit, if you take kids. The exhibits are great but not very interactive. The museum itself is a beautiful building and a beautiful property. Very affordable.

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This small museum has an amazing array of Native American artwork and artifacts (Hopi, Anasazi, Navajo, Sin Agua cultures) as well as a nice array of geological specimens, and helpful placards, etc. It encompasses much of the natural history of the area with dioramas and fossils, as well. For a great, pre-European, orientation to the area, take a couple of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I love museums and to be honest I didn't expect much from this small museum tucked in the woods outside of Flagstaff. My first visit was some years ago, and to be honest with you I was flabbergasted by the beauty and extent of the collection and public displays. If you have a love of the ancient cultures of the... More 

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Port Antonio, Jamaica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

This rustic designed buildings houses much of the history of the grand canyon and even 3 theories how it was formed. plus it has a great display of Navajo, Hopi and other indigenous groups of the area. the curio shop is excellent too. well worth the 10 bucks entrance

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