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“Well Worth the Stop”

Amerind Foundation Museum
Ranked #1 of 2 things to do in Dragoon
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Reviewed January 20, 2014

An unexpected treat to find a museum of such a caliber in the middle of the desert! The museum has an extensive collection of Native American artifacts and a fine collection of southwestern art. Worth a stop.

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Reviewed January 11, 2014

This was an interesting museum. Many artifacts that had been privately collected and put on display. Appear to be quality items. I

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Reviewed October 29, 2013

While in Tucson we visited the Amerind Museum in Dragoon, Ariz.
We saw the most beautiful collection of artifacts from cultures including Inuet to Mayan indian cultures.
The artifacts are the finest specimens one could imagine.
A must see if you have any interest in native American cultures

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

We’ve passed the turnoff to the museum on many trips and finally decided to take the exit and explore—what a find! The Museum is located less than a mile off of the highway in a Spanish style building that is painted pale pink. This is easily one of the very best Native American collections we’ve seen in any museum across the country. If you’re looking for quality over quantity, don’t miss this stop. The exhibits are well laid out and signage is to the point and interesting. Be sure not to miss the Art Gallery next to the Museum. It houses some remarkable pieces of Western art including a Remington bronze sculpture and 2 of his pencil and ink drawings. Staff and volunteers are very helpful and informative. We'll definitely return!

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Amerind Museum in Dragoon, Arizona. Just the name and location sounds like you've traveled somewhere special and you have! The drive is easy from Tucson/I-10, or head north from Bisbee/Douglas, AZ. Nearest town is Wilcox, AZ. Huge smooth boulders crowd the roads as you enter the lush canyon that leads to the museum. A reminder that this is old west territory strikes eerily as you pass the local cemetery. The museum buildings are old adobe single and two story protectors of the collection inside. Being small you will receive a more intimate initiation in to their private collection. Ancient Indian artifacts, carved stone axe heads, arrowheads, painted pottery sherds older than America start the tour leading upwards to more modern pottery and beautiful oil paintings by important artists. This is truly a treasure that is uniquely Arizona. Call it mystical, call it good feng shui, or Blessings from ancient spirits who respect the work the Amerind Foundation has done to preserve their stories but you will feel peaceful and refreshed after visiting. Long after your vacation is over - when you think of the places you traveled, the Amerind Museum will sit still in your mind as an oasis.

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