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Navajo Nation Museum

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Navajo history in a great setting.

A great piece of architecture that is obviously an active part of Navajo life today. The staff are... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
A R H
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Charleston, South Carolina
Step back in time into the Navajo-Dine’ world

Wonderful free family museum. Take time for the Video at entrance, it gives a very good foundation... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
pamgooder
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Waialua, Hawaii
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Arizona 264 and Loop Road, P. O. Box 1840, Window Rock, AZ 86515
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

A great piece of architecture that is obviously an active part of Navajo life today. The staff are friendly and helpful, plus you can get an excellent cup of coffee at the information counter! The Navajo reservation is really large covering 27,000 square miles in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank A R H
Reviewed November 12, 2018

The Museum moved into the current building in 1998 and entrance is free. Although it claims to have extensive holdings of art, ethnographic, archaeological, and archival materials, the only exhibit open when we were there was the one on the Navajo-Dine’ deportation to Bosque Redondo,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

We enjoyed the paved trail along the rim of the canyon. It had some really spectacular views. Well worth the side trip.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 655billf
Reviewed October 28, 2018

While visiting Monument Valley, take a side trip to Canyon de Chelly near Chinle, Arizona, or to the Navajo Nation Museum in Window Rock, Arizona, the capital of the Navajo Nation. Established in 1961 and located at Highway 264 and Loop Road, this is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Wonderful free family museum. Take time for the Video at entrance, it gives a very good foundation of Navajo-Dine’ culture and history. Wonderfully documented pictorial history of Miss Navajo pageant winners for more than 50 years. Brief history of the WWII Navajo code talkers. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pamgooder
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Toured this place. I enjoyed the large interactive map when you first walk in. The young man that welcomed us was informative and showed up the areas on the map. The rooms were in transition or being repaired, so it was a quick tour of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ravenlady
Reviewed October 1, 2018

While much of the museum is undergoing a renovation, there is still much to see and learn. The main focus is the treaty of 1868 and this will provide you with an insight that is not often seen. It is called THE LONG WALK and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul G
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

The majority of the exhibits are under renovation until 10/6/2018. There is still signs and exhibits to see and read about the Dine. Excellent examples of Navajo art both historic and modern. Be sure to leave a donation as the entrance fee is free. After...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TiffanyJ163
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Undergoing some renovations but good info about the establishment of the Navajo Nation and treaties of the time.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

As my wife and I walked through the exhibit at the museum we are reminded of The Long Walk Our People had to endure. Feeling overwhelmed by photos and hearing about walk on speakers over us on the ordeals of survival to live. From the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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