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Welcome to the Museum of Northern Arizona

The Museum of Northern Arizona welcomes you to explore our website and delve into the rich history and culture of the Colorado Plateau.

We look forward to creating a distinct and engaging experience upon your visit.

Located in Flagstaff, Arizona, our 200 acre museum campus includes an exhibit building, research labs, and state of the art collections facilities for more than five million Native American artifacts, natural science specimens, and fine art pieces. The Museum of Northern Arizona is recognized internationally for the quality of its collections, its first-rate exhibitions and festivals, and its renowned Native American Shop.

Founded in 1928, the mission of the Museum of Northern Arizona is to inspire a sense of love and responsibility for the beauty and diversity of the Colorado Plateau through collecting, studying, interpreting, and preserving the region’s natural and cultural heritage. MNA works in collaboration with native peoples of the Southwest to protect and foster the cultures, traditions and beliefs of the Colorado Plateau by encouraging artistic expression and supporting, empowering, and educating visitors about the art and cultures of Southwestern Native people.

The Museum of Northern Arizona is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.