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Museum of Northern Arizona

3101 N. Fort Valley Road, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
928-774-5213
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Ranked #6 of 46 Attractions in Flagstaff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Natural History Museums, Museums
Activities: Shopping
Owner description: One of the great regional museums of our world, surrounded by tremendous geological, biological, and cultural resources in one of Earth's most... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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292 reviews 292 reviews
138 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

I would not go out of my way to visit this again. It is a small museum with a very limited collection, of local geology, Indian pottery, Navaho rugs, as well as Hopi jewelry. I have been here before however there was a special show on with exciting live performances.

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Puyallup, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

This was well worth the stop. Very informative, easy to view, learned a lot. Also a great gift store. The bookstore didn't appear to be open when I was there. I would go again when I return to Flagstaff.

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Pottsville
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Large asst of Native American artifacts, not worth planning as a destination, but can kill an hour or 2

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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I had been here before and wanted my husband to see it. I was disappointed that the cougar display was gone, but they were putting another display together. All the artifacts were beautiful. The history of Arizona and the mountains, volcanoes and dinosaurs that lived here was very interesting.

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Chicago, Illinois
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12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We arrived a bit early to check into our hotel and found this museum via our GPS. It was inexpensive and highlighted the natural history and indian heritage of the area. Worth visiting while in the area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Interesting information fairly well presented. Art gallery was sales and museum store was obviously sales so felt a bit like I had paid to enter a store. But that is also unfair. Some of the history was very good

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Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The exhibits cover a wide variety of items relating to the Southwest. I have visited this museum several times and each time find something new of interest.

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Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Very nice museum it is just a few minutes outside of town and has a lot of neat items from the 1800's to the 1960's. Not growing up in AZ I learned a lot about AZ history

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Hamilton TX
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We've been visiting The Museum of Northern Arizona for many years now and make it a must stop any time we are in the state. We never tire of the wonderful exhibits and informative displays. There is so much information in this beautiful museum set in such a lovely location. And we love the museum store! Excellent quality from the... More

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Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Offered a variety of activities: formation history of the Grand Canyon, good art exhibit, excellent gift shop of Indian jewelry, rugs, pottery. Also artifacts found in the area.

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