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Navajo Nation Museum

Address: Arizona 264 and Loop Road, P. O. Box 1840, Window Rock, AZ 86515
Phone Number: 928-871-7941
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Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Prescott, Arizona
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Did not spend the night here in Window Rock but toured the Navajo Museum. Spectacular and so full of amazing history. The people running the museum could answer all questions. There is lots of Navajo history here including the Code Talkers

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
19 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

I didn't get much time to see the museum as we were travelling back to Gilbert from Albuquerque and it was suggested that I might like to have a short visit to Window Rock. Window Rock is about a half hour journey from the 40 (hwy 66) and about 1 mile beyond the museum. The site is especially poignant as... More 

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Mukilteo, Washington
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have seldom encountered people who sincerely showed warmth and respect. Before we (my two companions and I) entered the building, a lovely lady, author Roberta John, stopped and asked if there was anything she could do for us. She made us feel welcome to the museum and to the Navajo Nation. The museum was educational and easy to understand.... More 

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Tuba City, Arizona
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88 reviews 88 reviews
42 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

i just love coming here! all the navajo history you want to know is here. from the great long walk to Fort Sumner and to our annual crowning of Miss Navajo Nation. Ohhh plus the art is amazing :) theres alot of young talented artist on the Navajo Nation.

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Curitiba, Pr
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Awesome to see the other side of the history classes and how respectfully the natives treated the white and what they got back from them. Really enjoyed it!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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147 reviews 147 reviews
56 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The Navajo Nation Gov put money into this initially but seem to have dropped the ball lately. I remember this being much more impressive when it was first built. There are several exhibits with misspelled words which is particularly disheartening when you are reading about the experiences during the Long Walk. You would think that someone would have enough respect... More 

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Miami, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

If you want to see some cool artifacts and exhibits of Navajo history, you should stop by here. It's a nice building with interesting artifacts. It's small - you could run through it or spend an hour there. It depends on your interest level.

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Gallup, New Mexico
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is a really nice building with some basic permanent displays. We have been there when there were special displays of rugs in different traditions...it was great! So...it is kind of a hit or miss experience depending on what the special display is, at the time. The bookstore/gift shop is wonderful. Do not miss the actual "Window Rock" which is... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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74 reviews 74 reviews
46 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I made it a point to visit the museum on my recent trip to the area. I knew that I was going to come away from it with a greater appreciation for the Dine. I am glad that I made the stop. Growing up in Utah and even building a house on the Navajo reservation during college didn't teach me... More 

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I wasn't expecting an art exhibit, but much of the space was given to paintings. I was hoping to get more of history and life. There was an overview of history and some interactive exhibits which were nice. Nice gift shop. I was the only person there.

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