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Museum of Native American History

202 SW O St, Bentonville, AR 72712-3641
+1 479-273-2456
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This by far was one of my favorites in DC. The video presentation was very well done. It's big... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donald W
Museum of Native American History

What a great birthday present for myself! Took part of the family to finally see this great... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tammij101
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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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202 SW O St, Bentonville, AR 72712-3641
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This by far was one of my favorites in DC. The video presentation was very well done. It's big and does a fabulous job of covering the various Native American tribes. Go see it you won't be sorry you did.More

Thank Donald W
monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Donald W, Every museum has a story and the Museum of Native American History takes visitors on a14,000 plus year adventure of the first people from South America to Alaska through their art and artifacts left behind. It is our mission to educate future...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great birthday present for myself! Took part of the family to finally see this great treasure hidden just outside of historic downtown Bentonville, AR! We spent about 2 hours and definitely could have spent longer but had a 2 year old grandson in...More

Thank Tammij101
monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Tammj101, What a lovely review of your experience at the Museum of Native American History. Happy Birthday! Thank you for starting your new year with us. You could not have picked a more extraordinary week to visit the museum during the Native American Cultural...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited a lot of American Indian museums but non as comprehensive as this. just about every area of the US, Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean is represented in this almost exhaustive museum. Upon entry you are greeted by a woolly...More

1  Thank MTravi
monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear MTravi, What a "Truly Amazing' review of your experience at the Museum of Native American History-- high praise indeed. We hope you will be able to return, for one short visit is never enough time to contemplate the story of 14,000 plus years of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very carefully put together exhibits, educational, lovely and kind staff. I took my 92-year-old Mother, who really enjoyed. Would have been nice to have hearing impaired captions for videos but that's my only suggestion for improvement.More

Thank pvernelson1
monah202, other at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear pvernelson1, Thank you for your visit to the Museum of Native American History and for sharing your experience. I will pass on your your great suggestion to our curator about closed caption for the hearing impaired. Most appreciated thoughtful suggestion... We will make it...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Several folks we met on our trip to Bentonville told us the Museum of Native American History was not to be missed. So we walked there from the town square one afternoon. The museum is chock-full of Native American artifacts. They are well organized and...More

Thank Keith032
monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Keith032, Thank you for your visit to the Museum of Native American History. Every museum has a story and the Museum of Native American History invites our visitors to walk through Americas past by viewing art and artifacts from more than 14,000 years from...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for things to do on April 29th when it was flooding so badly. This was the perfect thing for us! We love Native American History! They provide wands for you to use at the exhibits so that you can do a self-navigated...More

1  Thank ponyexpresstown
monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear ponyexpresstown, WOW! Did you pick an adventurous day to be in NW Arkansas with a 100 year flood and a light show of lightening. You ARE the ponyexpress! Thank you for your visit and for taking the time to share your visit to the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had no idea this was here! What a great surprise. We highly recommend visiting. Kids and adults will enjoy this museum.

1  Thank Cheryl O
monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Cheryl O, We hope this is the beginning of many more returns to the Museum of Native American History. Thank you for inspiring other families to make us a destination. Charlotte Buchanan-Yale Director

Reviewed 6 May 2017

Free and definitely worth the time. Lots of American Art with so much information. Cannot believe there is no charge! Do not miss this special place!More

1  Thank phyllis667
monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Dear phyllis667, Thank you for recognizing that not only is the Museum of Native American History a history museum...we are also an art museum. It is always so encouraging to see students with their sketch pads and today's artists leaving the museum inspired. We are...More

Reviewed 27 April 2017

You wont be disappointed with this Free museum. It has probable the best exhibit of Native American Indian arrow head I've seen to date. It even has artifacts from South America.More

Thank JamesUKUSA69
monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Dear JamesUKUSA69, Thank you for taking time to encourage arrowheads enthusiasts around the world to make the Museum of Native American History a must destination. Our curator helps identify arrowheads in people's collections and he can be contacted with photos of points in question through...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Discovered by a sign showing direction of the Cherokee Museum. Was surprised at the huge collection of artifacts and displays. Everything from arrow heads to ornamental headdresses. Wonderful to see so many important, historical items preserved.More

Thank 618john
monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Dear 618john, The Museum of Native American History is a nice surprise... it was for me my first visit. Not only do we preserve so many important historical artifacts we also produce events such as the Native American Cultural Symposium and Outdoor Film Series to...More

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Marilee P
I would like to know about who owns/runs the Native American Museum? And how much involvement is there from First Nations People in the acquisition and display of artifacts.
22 February 2015|
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Response from monah202 | Property representative |
Dear Marilee P., The Museum of Native American History is founded by David Bogle who is registered Cherokee. If I can be of any further assistance please feel free to contact me at the Museum of Native American History... More
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