3101 N Fort Valley Rd, Flagstaff, AZ, United States
NileGuide Expert tip:
The museum hosts a "Ventures" program throughout the year for patrons interested in exploring the Southwest with a knowledgeable guide. Check the museum website for more information.
A must-stop for anyone remotely interested in Native American culture or the geological history of the Colorado Plateau. The museum is home to over 600,000 artifacts of anthropological, geological, historical, and artistic interest, as well as extensive federal and tribal research collections. Not to be missed is the museum's permanent anthropology exhibit, "Native Peoples of the Colorado Plateau," which documents 12,000 years of occupation in the area. The Hopi Kiva Room and Jewelry Gallery showcase the singular beauty of native handcrafted jewelry, while the Ethnology Gallery provides an intriguing glimpse into the daily lives of local tribe members. Located three miles north of Flagstaf
f on US Highway 180, the museum is an easy stopping point on your way to, or from, the Grand Canyon