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Museum of Native American History

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Address: 202 SW O Street, Bentonville, AR 72712
Phone Number: (479) 273-2456
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Description: The Museum of Native American History invites you to "Walk Through...
The Museum of Native American History invites you to "Walk Through America's Past," where we will give you a glimpse into what life was like for America's first inhabitants. The museum is divided into five different time periods that will guide you through the constantly changing lives of the Native Americans, as seen through their artifacts . Our displays feature relics that date from over 14,000 years old to historic times. Come visit our museum and enjoy seeing some of the finest treasures ever created by early craftsmen.Schools and groups are welcomed, call to make reservations. Handicap Accessible
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Incredible artifacts showcasing Native American History

From the outside, you wouldn't think that the museum was anything to speak of - until you walk inside. The nooks and crannies kept on coming, hallway after hallway opened into... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

From the outside, you wouldn't think that the museum was anything to speak of - until you walk inside. The nooks and crannies kept on coming, hallway after hallway opened into another section showcasing artifacts and pottery from many different tribes. Amazing what they were able to make with no tools. I also loved the handmade jewelry (each has the... More 

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Durant, Oklahoma
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This place was amazing it was a great experience i loved looking for arrow heads and also loved the set up inside i would definitely go again and recommendations people to go of they are ever in the area.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Will need to come back as I got there near closing. Glad I went by and will certainly return as there was a lot to see and learn.

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White Hall, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This museum is the most interesting museum I've been to in years. The staff are great, very informative and friendly! I loved being greeted by the Wooly Mammoth! The exhibits are perfect and it is the largest collection of artifacts together that I've ever seen. The hand-held remotes are easy to understand and make the visit easy and able to... More 

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Roy, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The first part of this is mostly arrowheads, LOTS of arrowheads. Then you move on to pottery and clothing. For it being a FREE museum, it was really nice. Plus they let you "hunt" for arrowheads in the front of the building, kids under 12 keep theirs for free, the rest are $0.50 each. The kids loved looking for all... More 

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Dallas, Texas
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We are frequent visitors to the Crystal Bridges museum of American Art, and on this trip included a visit to the Museum of Native American History in Bentonville. The museum has and extensive collection which tells the history of the first inhabitants of the Americas from prehistoric times and the evolution of survival in an ever evolving environment. A must... More 

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Yellville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This is a hidden jewel in the NW Arkansas area.It is close to Crystal Bridges and is also free of charge. If you are an Indian history person ,you will enjoy this very much, Lots of colorful Indian artifacts and plenty of information. This is a must see along with Crystal Bridges.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is a very well kept an interesting museum. There is no admission charge but donations are accepted. Amazing old artifacts from hundreds of years ago. We really enjoyed the visit

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Ottawa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

In a community that is dominated by all things Walton this was a nice departure into the early inhabitants of America. Beautifully displayed and knowledgeable staff made this a welcome visit.

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I was amazed by how many artifacts they had in this one little museum. The arrowhead collection alone was very extensive. When you come to visit, make sure to do the audio tour. It's all free and very informative. The pottery collection was breathtaking. So was the collection of head dresses. Make sure to hit the gift shop on your... More 

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Address: 202 SW O Street, Bentonville, AR 72712
Phone Number: (479) 273-2456
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Bentonville
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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