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Navajo Nation Museum

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Address: Arizona 264 and Loop Road, P. O. Box 1840, Window Rock, AZ 86515
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+1 928-871-7941
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Lovely and informative small museum I should not have to write more than I want to Not everyone uses lots of words

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 8, 2016
broadbeb111
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Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
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Los Angeles
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45 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very impressive museum with multiple galleries, a beautiful central atrium and excellent displays. I would love to see them evolve some of their exhibits with a little more background for those of us who visit and aren't 'in the know' already. For example, there was memorabilia from a Navajo Code talker, and a tribute to the Code... More 

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Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Lovely and informative small museum I should not have to write more than I want to Not everyone uses lots of words

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Well done. Five sections include a very nice collection of Navajo artists' work, information about the WWII Code Talkers, artefacts of the Navajo Nation, and the moving story of the relocation of the Navajo, their costly but stubborn resistance to the new land, and their successful return to their homeland. There is also a good 20 minute movie showing on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

We had our Gathering of Healers event at the museum for two days. It's a wonderful place with a nice auditorium and art presentation area and a great outside area where we had a drum circle... There are beautiful sheer cliffs surrounding the site.... just beautiful!

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Northfield, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

This museum provides information on the Navajo Indian's Trail of Tears. It houses samples of Native American artifacts, clothing and crafts. The museum currently has an exhibit of art pieces on the theme "if I could speak," It was a very enjoyable exhibit and a nice museum to spend time in.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Well maintained. Nice reception staff. Be sure u visit the zoo which is on the other side of the car park. The gallery and gift shop are interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

Exquisite Representation of the Navajo People and their culture! Especially the section on the Navajo Code Talkers. My husband and I met Two of them several years in Albuquerque !

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

The museum is filled with information that I have not seen offered elsewhere. The layout is along the walls and easy to understand. One must be patient and take a little more time to grasp what is truly on display..

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Midlothian, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

The building appears to double as an educational center for children When we arrived, a large group of children were busy with a teacher led project. I also noted that Finding Nemo was being played in the Navajo language! So happy to see this as I know many native American languages have disappeared because the children were not educated in... More 

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Melbourne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Ĺots off exhibitions but doesn't really give a in depth history of the Navajo nation more modern art on display. Learned more about Navajo nation from guide at Monument Valley and visitors centre at Canyon de Chille. Shop was poor more socks on sale than anything else.

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