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Arizona State Museum

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Four distinct rooms full of information, but I felt the largest display of information on the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
cjkines1
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Ohio
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Focus on Native American culture

This museum has four areas that display the culture and history of Native Americans in Arizona. We... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
bluevoter
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San Francisco, California
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The oldest anthropological museum in the region, the Arizona State Museum has been collecting and interpreting the cultures of the Southwest since 1893.
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1013 E University Blvd, University of Arizona campus, Tucson, AZ 85721-0001
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Four distinct rooms full of information, but I felt the largest display of information on the various southern Indian tribes was the best. Each tribe was shown both in the past and present, and the common theme is the horrible treatment they received (murdered, water...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This museum has four areas that display the culture and history of Native Americans in Arizona. We know that the US Government killed a vast number on Native Americans and took their land, forcing the remaining tribes onto desolate and remote reservations. This museum does...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

One can spend several hours strolling around the interesting displays in this superb museum. Free validated parking at the lot a block away, and free admission for military veterans.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 137georgev
Reviewed November 7, 2018

this museum is on the U of A campus. the nominal entry fee is worth a visit to an good collection of ancient southwest artifact, art and archeological finds. the history of this area is well capsuled in a linear walk through the museum. allow...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018

Very informative and nicely staged. Enjoyed learning about the Indians and ranchers. You will not bebdisappointed

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

To be fair, the subject matter at the Arizona State Museum is not really my cup of tea, but I have to say that the museum is pretty interesting. The baskets, dolls, and pottery had interesting stories and it was pretty well laid out. I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Valleyblue
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Great museum located on U of A campus. Displays of artifacts made by indigenous people of the area. Exists are by archeologists with cooperation of local Native Americans. Wonderful exhibits, great gift shop with pottery from huge range of Native tribes.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ciocilala
Reviewed July 21, 2018

I really enjoyed this museum. They've got some really nice artifacts, including a huge ceramic bowl collection and, something I'd never seen before, lots of historic photographs of Native Americans from the late 1800s. I think the exhibits give just the right amount of detail:...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank flipper314
Reviewed July 9, 2018

This museum has rotating exhibits as well as a historical account of inhabitants of the desert southwest.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank d p
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

On the University campus, they have done a superb job of sharing the results of decades of ongoing research. Each display shows a nation's origins, history, and present. Plenty of videos, interactive features, and kid-friendly activities. Self guided, takes about 2 hours.

Date of experience: June 2018
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