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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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I had been by this place several times, but never stopped. A couple years back they had a weekend session with one of the original Navajo Code Talkers. Unfortunately he was ill... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Buena Park
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We go to many museums and this one topped the most boring list for us. Whoever said this was "one great regional museum in the world" needs to get out more. You can only take so much pottery and views of the grand canyon. TWO galleries of the grand canyon! One was more than sufficient. In the gift shop the... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I had been by this place several times, but never stopped. A couple years back they had a weekend session with one of the original Navajo Code Talkers. Unfortunately he was ill, but his nephew came in his stead.. Great stories about great men.. The museum also has a lot of Art and displays relative to the Northern Arizona Area.... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Just incredible and a wonder to see! A little pricey, but it is gorgeous inside and out. Full of information of old West in Arizona and how Flagstaff was born. :) You can spend a whole day looking at the many exhibits.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

A good museum providing much in the way of historical, cultural and geological exhibits. The focus on the native peoples was fascinating and informative. Well worth the price of admission.

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Lebanon, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This museum is really not advertised enough. It gives tremendous history of the geology of the local area and Grand Canyon and has much of its collections devoted to the Native Americans who inhabited the area for thousands of years.

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Bristow, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The Museum of Northern Arizona provides a good introduction to the geography, geology, and native peoples of what is called the Colorado Plateau, a high desert area found in the states of Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and Colorado. I found the Museum's exhibits of Native American artifacts and handicrafts especially interesting and compelling. In addition, the Museum's gift shop has... More 

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Phoenix
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

MNA is west of Flagstaff, on the way to Snowbowl and the south entrance to The Grand Canyon. The museum always has interesting displays. Often, it hosts special events. This weekend, MNA hosted a Navajo rug auction. If you've never seen an authentic Navajo rug, or been to an auction, this is an event to see. The Hubbell Trading Post... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We spent more than an hour seeing the various exhibits - archeological, geological, and many of the artifacts. The museum is all on one level, and organized around a central courtyard so that you're always working your way back toward the front. There is a gift shop and a book shop, both with excellent (if pricey) selections. A nice introduction... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Very informative outline of the Native Americans of the area with well displayed artifacts from each era.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The Museum of Northern Arizona has a big history of its own, a beautiful building and is set in a special natural location. I especially liked the native cultures displays showing ancient up to present day culture, which although static was very enlightening. Also the rich local natural history displays were well done. I liked that it presented some of... More 

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Address: 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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