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Museum of Native American History

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Address: 202 SW O St, Bentonville, AR 72712-3641
Phone Number: +1 479-273-2456
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The Museum of Native American History invites you to "Walk Through...

The Museum of Native American History invites you to "Walk Through America's Past," where we will give you a glimpse into what life was like for America's first inhabitants. The museum is divided into five different time periods that will guide you through the constantly changing lives of the Native Americans, as seen through their artifacts . Our displays feature relics that date from over 14,000 years old to historic times. Come visit our museum and enjoy seeing some of the finest treasures ever created by early craftsmen.Schools and groups are welcomed, call to make reservations. Handicap Accessible

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Super little museum

This is a great place to take kids. We took my granddaughter here in summer. I don't think they charge so you can't beat that. Great school activity or field trip.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Bella Vista, Arkansas
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Bella Vista, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great place to take kids. We took my granddaughter here in summer. I don't think they charge so you can't beat that. Great school activity or field trip.

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monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this review

Dear mukersh444, We hope the Museum of Native American History is inspiring for all ages. I think we would all be amazed at how much babies in strollers take in during their visit. The museum has a mission the educate new generations about the lives of the first Americans. And for extra fun-- all children get to go on an... More 

Weston, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This Museum was most interesting (and free). The information is not too overwhelming as we've found some museums to be. The numerous items are beautifully displayed, and we were able to get up close to see the details on items. A great atmosphere with friendly, knowledgable employees. I can't count how many museums we've visited all over the U.S., but... More 

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monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this review

Dear KarenCF, If I didn't work at the Museum of Native American History -- I would definitely make the museum a destination after your review of your visit. Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We hope you will stay in touch and visit again and again. Charlotte Buchanan-Yale Director More 

Shell Knob, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Museum of Native American History with another couple the day after Thanksgiving. What a nice surprise! We really enjoyed the artifacts and the displays. The handheld information remote was fantastic. So much better that the earphones and recorders. Throughly enjoyed our visit.

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monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this review

Dear Mkraus63, We never get tired of hearing that our visitors thoroughly enjoyed their visit to the Museum of Native American History and that it was a nice surprise. We hope you will stay in touch as we add new exhibits and events in 2017. We look forward to your next visit. Charlotte Buchanan-Yale Director More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A museum full of interesting items. From ancient pots to native Indian clothes. Friendly and welcoming.

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monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this review

Dear Janet K, We thank you for your visit and for letting others know that a visit the Museum of Native American History is inspiring for the whole family. We look forward to your next visit... Charlotte Buchanan-Yale Director More 

Rogers, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an opportunity to visit with two teenage kids and they both enjoyed the visit. Took about 45 minutes to walk through and it is located just minutes from downtown Bentonville.

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much information is packed into this museum. Accessible parking and very detailed, multimedia exhibits. I learned so many great facts. I had no idea of the amount of native cultures in the Arkansas-Oklahoma-Mississippi area. I like that the museum did not slide over the forced migration and reasons. Spend an early hour here!

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monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this review

Dear patedwards, Thank you for taking the time to share your visit at the Museum of Native American History. It will surely encourage others to make the museum a destination during their visit to NW Arkansas. Please stay in touch as we add new exhibits and events in 2017. See you next time......... Charlotte Buchanan-Yale Director More 

Valdosta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I go here often. A massive collection of Native American artifacts. Nice and quite place to spend a few hours.

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monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this review

Dear 12voltman, It is always lovely when our neighbors stop by the museum. We are working on new events and improvements for 2017. Thank you for taking the time to inspire others to stop in. We look forward to your next visit. Charlotte Buchanan-Yale Director More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little museum with lots of artifacts. You can wander round at your leisure and listen to the commentary on the audio guide that are provided free of charge. Suitable for all ages.

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monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this review

Dear Claint5, Thank you for a review that is sure to inspire and encourage all ages to make the Museum of Native American History a destination when in Bentonville, Arkansas. We look forward to your return... Charlotte Buchanan-Yale Director More 

Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is amazing. David Bogle and his team have created one of the finest and unique collections of Native American art. The set up of the museum allows you to travel through time and feel as if you were there when the artifacts were created and used. They also have tons of special events and programs. I highly recommend... More 

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monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this review

Dear Josh R, Thank you for your kind review. The Museum of Native American History is truly a labor of love and dedication to the vast history of the first Americans. Our mission is to educate new generations and hopefully, to be a bridge that takes us all back to a time when we walked a little closer to the... More 

Bella Vista, Arkansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Museum of Native American History is a treasure trove of artifacts dating back to early man. I especially liked the soundbites linked to the exhibits, it's a true educational experience that folks of all ages can enjoy. Plan to spend some time here delving into Native American culture, so often misunderstood. Admission is FREE.

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monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this review

Dear Kim S, Thank you so much for your thoughtful review of your visit to the Museum of Native American History. As we add to our exhibit, - it is our mission to show the diversity of culture through the artifacts chosen --to give a greater window to how of the first Americans lived before us. We hope the museum... More 

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