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Museum of Northern Arizona

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Address: 3101 N. Fort Valley Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone Number: 928-774-5213
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Description: 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. Museum Shop and Bookstore onsite. Self-guided Rio de Flag Nature Trail.
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They have programs that change out with awesome displays. The scenery around is great for a small hike.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

They have programs that change out with awesome displays. The scenery around is great for a small hike.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Authentic reservation-made crafts - they know the first and last names of the native American artists who made their wares, and can often comment on their personalities! We learned all about Turquoise and where the different colors come from. Very knowledgeable staff and top quality art.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Surprise! This museum is impressive. This was my first visit and I should have planned for more time here. The quality of their nationally-recognized collections is extensive, with well-written captions for every display. There are excellent presentations of regional Native American pottery, weavings, jewelry and natural science. My favorite exhibits are in the Geology room, with colorful murals, timelines and... More 

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Tucson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The quality of the artifacts is amazing ... ancient artifacts to recent are in excellent condition; in fact, many of the bowls, for example, are whole not broken. The display layout just could not be any better. Even tho I was turned off due to an Anthropology class in college because of the horrandus amount of small print, very thick... More 

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Winter Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It was fascinating to learn about the several Native American cultures in the detailed exhibits. The cultures of the people were related to the topography and climate of the Four Corners region over thousands of years, including some dinosaur and other prehistoric animals from the area that preceded the human residents. Weaving, pottery making and jewelry making were carefully described... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I read mixed reviews about this museum but I must say, I think it is an excellent, small natural history museum. The geography section is outstanding and is packed with information about how the earth and continents evolved over time, coupled with the evolution of life on this planet. The history of the Colorado plateau people was packed with information,... More 

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Durango, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

All kinds of history on display here from early Native American to modern day history and Native rug displays. There are also gardens of native plants but we were unable to see them on the day we visited.

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House Springs, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This small museum tucked into the pine trees of northern Flagstaff has a lot of history on the area. Native peoples artifacts, & information on how they lived. There is also displays of ancient animal bones and how the topography of the area was formed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Went for the Hopi Festival on the July 4th weekend and found it to be average. The museum was great and there was plenty of parking, there was a shuttle provided for extra parking across the street. Went for to view the dancers which were average but the artisans selling there were top notch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We passed this place and decided to stop and see. The prices are good $12 for adult and 12 and under are free. They have a lot of old artifacts from the Indians and right when you walk in there is a big dinosaur bones and plenty of things the was the Indians lived a long time ago. This museum... More 

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Address: 3101 N. Fort Valley Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Phone Number: 928-774-5213
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Flagstaff
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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