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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 44 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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Austin, Texas
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96 reviews 96 reviews
44 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 NEW

There were so many great exhibit rooms, but easy enough to spend a couple of fantastic hours here. I found myself wanting to read every label, which is generally not my habit. Every room was perfectly curated. Everyone was incredibly friendly. The whole museum was well-designed and quiet and so inviting. It's also in a BEAUTIFUL location. I can't wait... More

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Dexter, New Mexico
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61 reviews 61 reviews
12 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

This is a wonderful museum full of Indian artifacts, some fantastic paintings, and also fossils. There is a very nice gift shop and also a jewelry store in the museum. A wonderful experience.

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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479 reviews 479 reviews
300 attraction reviews
418 helpful votes 418 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is a very 'modern' museum with bright and airy themed rooms. The interesting and intriguing, deeply fascinating displays are well lit, with just enough information of large boards which are easy to read and understand also for people who have no prior knowledge of the subject. We were there yesterday for the annual Hopi Art Festival, so it was... More

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Kelso, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We found this museum very interesting and a great insight into the Heritage and culture of Flagstaff and surrounding areas. Although small the museum is packed full of of artifacts and information. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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274 reviews 274 reviews
145 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Lots of unique stuff to see. Lots of native art, and replicas of dinosaurs too. I especially loved the beach ball size iron meteor rock that crashed into Meteor Crater AZ. Price seemed a little steep, but it was a nice museum.

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

the Museum of Northern Arizona is truly beauty. The setting and building of the museum is breathtaking. Native American artifacts fill room after room with history and beauty. Notable Native artists fill the walls with photography, sculptures, and paintings. The facilities are plentiful and clean. There is a nice book store, and also a large gift store with original art,... More

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Boston, MA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I've visited this museum twice - about 5 years apart - and I have utterly enjoyed it both times. It covers history, geology and art of Northern Arizona including, of course, Native American side of it. I really loved the art by Mary-Russel Ferrell Colton, who you can sense loved the area dearly. Its two shops were nice as well.... More

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Sioux City, Iowa, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Enjoyed the visit to this small museum. Interesting information about the area and some beautiful art and artifacts. Friendly staff.

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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1,481 reviews 1,481 reviews
809 attraction reviews
1,365 helpful votes 1,365 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

This one floor museum was founded in 1928 and is in a 1935 stone building. It is just north of Flagstaff. Alot of history and artifacts about northern AZ groups especially Hopi, Zuni and Navajo. Good art work and excellent gift shops. They have 4 special festivals a year. They are members of the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) so... More

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Crestview Hills, Kentucky, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stopped by the museum on a whim as we drove into Flagstaff. This may be the nicest, well-thought out small museum I've visited. It offers an excellent collection of historical and geological artifacts unique to Northern Arizona. The museum looks as if it were built yesterday... it's obviously well-maintained. I'm not into jewelry, but I found the collection of... More

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