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Smoki Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An original Western experience in the heart of Prescott

One city block of bars, pubs, shops, with The Palace saloon in the middle of the activity. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Prescott, Arizona
Lots of Events

We have attended a few events here and have always been impressed. It's got a great, central... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Prescott, Arizona
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Museum that features exhibits and works from American Indian art and culture.
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147 N Arizona Ave, Prescott, AZ 86301-3184
+1 928-445-1230
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While many said this is a must see, I was rather un-impressed. Volunteers were very helpful and informative. However many local tribes have removed their cherished artifacts and memorabilia. Mostly due to early 90’s fallout over the Smoki celebrations and what seems to be more...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank cndrocks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One city block of bars, pubs, shops, with The Palace saloon in the middle of the activity. The Palace has swinging doors, a great 50 foot original antique bar & a miniature museum of territorial Arizona. Also served as a locale for scenes in a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dkelch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have attended a few events here and have always been impressed. It's got a great, central location as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lcb22
Reviewed November 28, 2018

The hospitality by the staff was warm and welcoming. It was interesting to learn of the history of the museum and what role it played with the Prescott Rodeo. So much rich history and happy to see the American Indians reclaim thier space within the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trudie J
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Set aside time to visit this fantastic museum of the local Native Americans. The museum contains artifacts and shows the history of the area before the White Man settled and after. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Gary S
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Quirky. Stemmed from a period of cultural appropriation but presents it honestly and has updated exhibits with native people's inputs. Interesting pottery exhibits and explains micro archaeology. Docent was wonderful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ginny A
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This superb Museum encompasses 2 major themes. First, the history of the rise and then the demise of the Smoki group is captured extremely well. The numerous artifacts from local Native American groups are very well organized and presented. Fef was the lady on duty...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Jim W
Reviewed June 27, 2018

We were met at the door and given a history of the museum and what we were about to see. This introduction made everything we saw much more meaningful. The gift shop is well stocked with very nice items (not the usual tourist junk) and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jprem295
Reviewed June 24, 2018

The Smoki Museum is a very old building but rich in history. They do a lot of events here and the staff is very knowledgeable about the area. I would recommend everyone go there.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Milinda N
Reviewed May 2, 2018

Regardless of what you think of a group of people who dressed up as Native Americans in the days before political correctness put an end to those activities, this is a nice museum with a collection of pottery, with some paintings, and other artifacts. At...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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March 16, 2018|
Response from Mileaway_PHX | Reviewed this property |
$6.00 per senior.
June 26, 2017|
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Response from robertgreninger | Reviewed this property |
Prescott has a large number of local arts and crafts outlets, including western, Native American and cowboy art. The highest concentration of retail art is on and around the Courthouse Plaza. The three, major museums also... More
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Response from MEKeller | Reviewed this property |
We paid $6.00 each, senior rate.