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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 45 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

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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16 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

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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Scottsdale, Arizona
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169 reviews 169 reviews
98 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My wife and visit here often and just love all the geology, native American artifacts and jewelry, Art work and the gift shop too. The building is historic and was build in the 1920's and I love the courtyard area that is so natural but a relaxing place to take a break. We usually spend two hours here but our... More

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San Diego, California
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105 reviews 105 reviews
28 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I've been through Flagstaff many times, but this was finally a chance to see what is here. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed taking in all that this museum has to offer. We spent 3 hours here and could easily have stayed longer (but we had another stop to make). The quality of the exhibits, displays, and descriptions makes it... More

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Tucson, Arizona
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Neat little museum in a fine building. Can be a quick stop and very informative. Take one of the docent led tours about geology of the area. If you've been to Mesa Verde, Monument Valley, etc., this will really bring thing into perspective. Small children do like to here their voices echoing!!

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chandler, az
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125 reviews 125 reviews
13 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I returned this museum about 15 years after the first visit. The building is gorgeous and the grounds are lovely. It is a decent little museum, but I didn't enjoy it as much this visit. Perhaps it was the screaming one year old. Here is a thought - take your screaming child out of a museum until he or she... More

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Sequim, Washington
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed this fine museum during a rainy day in Flagstaff. We haven't been here in 35 years and they have done a lot of improvements. The artwork is magnificent.

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Marblehead, Massachusetts
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134 reviews 134 reviews
46 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Outstanding exhibits and helpful staff. History, geology, fine arts - all in a beautiful setting. And with an excellent jewelry selection in their gift shop.

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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The Museum of Northern Arizona has several Heritage Program Festivals each year. This year we were lucky enough to attend the 65th Navajo Festival. This was our second Navajo Festival visit . This is a great place to see the artist's work and to talk to them. The cultural part of the festival was very interesting. We watched the dancers... More

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