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“Small but comprehensive” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Museum of Northern Arizona

Museum of Northern Arizona
Ranked #10 of 100 things to do in Flagstaff
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 Plateau and serves as a gateway to understanding this unique region. Whatever your time frame, this museum will enhance your experience of the richly diverse cultures, landscapes, and ecology of the Plateau. Nine permanent and changing exhibit galleries present Native cultures, tribal lifeways, natural sciences, and fine arts. Ventures and custom tours explore the Four Corners Region of the American Southwest. Award-winning Museum Shop & Bookstore onsite. Self-guided Rio de Flag Nature Trail.
Oxford
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76 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Small but comprehensive”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2012

Good exhibits, especially of local fossil finds. Worth the money.

Visited January 2012
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tempe az
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88 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Great geology section and fun little museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2012

Definitely worth a stop. Truly amazing geology section - much more than just a local focus - global.

Visited July 2011
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Insightful”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2012

Very Intriguing. A great way to glimpse into Arizona's history.

Visited December 2011
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Mililani, Hawaii
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91 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Wind Talker Gallery”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2011

There is such a wonderful history about the wind talkers and this museum covers a lot of their story. I could have spent all day in this museum.

Visited September 2011
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Dallas
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104 reviews
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“Very Educational and Crafts were beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2011

Wonderful museum for Indian art, crafts, jewelry and Arizona history. This museum was well laid out and logical. They direct you to start in the creation of the land and more archeological and geological area and various creation periods. There is even a dinosaur skeleton and fossils!

Other sections include history of the native Indians (Navajo, Hopi, Havasupai and Zuni) and their crafts, arts and lifestyle. Lots of photographs, basket-weaving, pottery, jewelry and other arts bring in all to life.

This is definitely a must-see. Even though not very large, the exhibit is thorough and interesting. I bought several things in the gift shop.

Visited November 2011
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