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Museum of Northern Arizona

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One of the great regional museums of our world, surrounded by tremendous geological, biological, and cultural resources in one of Earth's most spectacular landscapes. With a long and illustrious history, MNA evokes the very spirit of the Colorado...more
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3101 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ 86001-8348
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite helpful employees, this was not a good museum for children of any age. Very little is engaging, and all the rest is just there for them to breeze past without much learning. Thankfully, kids 9 and under are free. We had 2 of them....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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SuzanneS2712, Director of Visitor Experience at Museum of Northern Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We're sorry you didn't enjoy your day at MNA. Most kids and families who come to our museum have a great time, and those who live in Flagstaff tend to bring the kids back for repeat visits, particularly for the monthly STEAM Second Saturday events....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum came very highly recommended by friends in the area and with good reasons. The Museum of Northern Arizona feels like a combination of Natural History and Anthropology. There are remnants of Dinosaurs and other pre-historic animals as well as plenty of material relating...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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SuzanneS2712, Director of Visitor Experience at Museum of Northern Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting, and for your lovely review just as 2018 comes to a close and 2019 begins. I will ensure our research and curatorial staff get a chance to read your comments, as they are always asking about the visitor experience. Best wishes...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed finding the Museum of Northern Arizona on our way to visit Snowbowl. So much information, and very well laid out. We will definitely visit there again.More

Date of experience: December 2018
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SuzanneS2712, Director of Visitor Experience at Museum of Northern Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping by the Museum on the way to Snowbowl. If you venture to Flagstaff during Spring/Summer, keep an eye on our Heritage Festivals which start in May. Snow will be little to none on Snowbowl, but the weather off the mountain will...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is well organized with attractive displays and helpful comments on the display cards. The museum is appropriately sensitive to the consequences of the conquest on indigenous peoples and has worked with them to construct the narratives explaining some of the displays. The setting...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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SuzanneS2712, Director of Visitor Experience at Museum of Northern Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Our new Native Peoples of the Colorado Plateau gallery was such a pleasure to work on, with over 42 tribal consultants contributing their voices to inform visitors of tribal histories, values and cultures. We are fortunate to have such a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were very impressed by the breadth of this museum. Great staff, carefully designed displays, and excellent presentation of archeology, anthropology, geology, indigenous peoples, ethnography and Native American artwork. Two hours minimum required to do the museum justice. Docents are very helpful to get context...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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SuzanneS2712, Director of Visitor Experience at Museum of Northern Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so pleased you took the opportunity to visit us during your travels through Flagstaff. We are fortunate to have excellent staff and docents dedicated to introducing the wonders of the Colorado Plateau to visitors, and continuing the legacy of our founders, Harold and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum has some nice exhibits but is designed to prve the expertise of museum staff and docents rather than educate. e.g. one desciption reads "These fetish carvings were used as personal amulets." - - if you don't know what either a fetish carving or...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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SuzanneS2712, Director of Visitor Experience at Museum of Northern Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback. It is through reviews such as this one that we learn how to better improve our overall visitor experience. I have forwarded your comment to our Exhibition and Curatorial Departments with high importance. Again, thank you for taking the time...More

Reviewed November 28, 2018

This is a real treasure. The exhibits are excellent, including fascinating geology of the area. Our teenager loved this museum. We stayed in Sedona and did this as a side day trip. Perfect day!

Date of experience: November 2018
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SuzanneS2712, Director of Visitor Experience at Museum of Northern Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit, and you choose to experience the Museum on your day trip to Flagstaff. Hope you had a perfect trip to Arizona.

Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

All that we've learned over our recent Roadtrip about the Native American People was set in context here in this excellent museum. Great exhibits for the geological aspects of the area and for the cultural aspects. Well worth a visit. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: November 2018
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SuzanneS2712, Director of Visitor Experience at Museum of Northern Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Thanks for stopping by! We are truly proud of our new Native Peoples of the Colorado Plateau exhibit, which is less than a year old. Thank you for your review - we value all visitor comments.

Reviewed November 12, 2018

A true learning experience about the early inhabitants of the area. The displays were well organized and thoroughly explored the elements of the subjects. The gift shop is also a worthy experience :-)!!!!

Date of experience: November 2018
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SuzanneS2712, Director of Visitor Experience at Museum of Northern Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Thank you so much for visiting us. We can't agree more with your gallery and Shop review.

Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

We came here to see a dinosaur but found much more. The Indian part of the exhibition was very well compiled. Interesting, respectful and thorough enough to give me much added information about these vulnerable cultures of native Americans. The museum is made with good...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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SuzanneS2712, Director of Visitor Experience at Museum of Northern Arizona, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are glad you stopped by the Museum to see our beloved dinosaurs and learned so much more!

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$12 adult, $10 senior, $8 youth
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This is a museum with mostly Native American artist and really worth the visit if you are in the area. Downtown Flagstaff area has a wide assortment of great food establishments to eat at before or after visiting the museum
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