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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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Delightful Museum full of arrow heads

I recommend this no charge museum, the staff are wonderful and so helpful. The artifacts are... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
tracymI9248TP
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Tacoma, Washington
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Should be visited if you are in nw Arkansas

We went here on a whim because we were way early for a brunch reservation. We liked it so much we... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2018
Michael K
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New York City, New York
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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 22 January 2018 via mobile

I recommend this no charge museum, the staff are wonderful and so helpful. The artifacts are displayed so that it is easy to navigate. I love arrow heads and there are so many your head will spin. Very enjoyable visit!More

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MONAH M, other at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Dear tracyml9248TP, Thank you for recommending the Museum of Native American History to other people who love arrowheads. One of the museum's goals for our permanent collection is to have every known point from this continent. And for our young visitors, they always get to...More

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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We went here on a whim because we were way early for a brunch reservation. We liked it so much we changed the time of the reservation. No entrance fee, free audio guides, self guided tours with two video presentations along the way. A very...More

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MONAH M, other at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Dear Michael K, Changing a brunch reservation to linger at the Museum of Native American History....now THAT is a great recommendation. Thank you for your visit to the Museum of Native American History. We look forward to your return. Charlotte Buchanan-Yale Director

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

I recommend 100%. Wonderful place to visit!! If you are intrigued by history it’s a fun, informative and interactive place to visit. Mr. Bogle was so passionate about his heritage and his explanation of historical events kept us on edge. They have numerous artifacts from...More

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MONAH M, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Dear 885bobbyr, Thank you so much for the 5 star review of your experience at the Museum of Native American History. The year of 2018 is off and running with a new exhibit on the way and amazing new events from the new Creative Visions...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

The museum was beautiful and full of information. Highly maintained with lots of artifacts from all periods. Recommend to all!!!More

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MONAH M, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Dear Cell Biology b, Thank you for "Recommending to all!!" to make the Museum of Native American History a must destination when in Bentonville, Arkansas. One visit is rarely enough time to experience 14,000 years of history of the first people. We shall see you...More

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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. It isn't a huge museum but they have enough artifacts and educational information to keep you busy and interested for an hour or more. Friendly staff, more than happy to help or answers questions. Very interesting things to...More

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MONAH M, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2018

Dear kathy p, It IS a great place to visit. Quite the honor for all of us who work here to walk thorough those great doors everyday. We promise to always keep you engaged with new exhibits and events. Thank you for taking the time...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Kids loved looking for arrow heads and checking out the displays and learning about weapons and clothing and culture of the different tribes from South, Central, and North America... Adults learned so much and I loved it. Donation based.. Highly recommend.More

Thank Heather W
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MONAH M, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Dear Heather W, "...I can't say enough thank you's for the great review of your visit to the Museum of Native American History." The museum has a goal of educating future generations about the first people of the America's and to always be inspiring and...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2017

My only question after the visit was, why isn't the place crowded. Very well maintained, very well guided and great artifacts.More

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monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Dear Usman A, First of all thank you for your visit and 5 star review of your experience at the Museum of Native American History. Second-- to answer your only question, we are a private museum with no advertising budget and depend on being newsworthy...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

If you're at all interested in Indian history of this area, you should spend some time here. There is a massive amount of arrowheads and other items like pottery & clothing on display that comes from this region. To make this all the more appealing,...More

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monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Dear Barbara C, Thank you for the 'Amazing 5 Star review about your visit to the Museum of Native American History. We hope this is the beginning of many more returns. Charlotte Buchanan-Yale Director

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Quite and extensive and interesting collection from the Americas and some other Countries. I really liked seeing the evolution of artifacts.

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monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2017

Dear OP Traveler 100, Thank you for encouraging travelers to NW Arkansas to make the Museum of Native American History a must destination. We look forward to your next visit. Charlotte Buchanan-Yale Director

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is a very comprehensive collection of important artifacts of our Native Americans. The displays are extensive and appropriate for the items. The Museum weaves the complex story of the life of the Native Americans in the early years of colonization. These people were very...More

Thank Gloria D
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monah202, Director at Museum of Native American History, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Dear D, Thank you for sharing your experience at the Museum of Native American History. Your review highlights the ambitious story the museum features of the first people of the Americas. It is important to our story to add art and artifacts that give a...More

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Marilee P
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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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