The Museum of Northern Arizona is located in the city of Flagstaff, Arizona. With an area of only 21,000 square feet is not a big museum, but is packed with a varied collection that shows the historical and biological richness of the area. There is plenty here in nine exhibition galleries to satisfy anyone with a passing interest in anthropology, geology, biology, and even the arts – 65,000 people visit the museum each year.
Visitors to the museum is a lot of Indian artifacts such as pottery and jewelry from the museum’s collections. An exhibition of art lovers is really worth seeing would be the Kiva Gallery. The gallery contains murals that decorated the inside of the Native American spiritual gathering places called kivas. There is also a fine art collection with 3,200 pieces of Native American art and artists in the area. People who love Native American art will enjoy the different examples on the screen and see the exhibits that show the differences between tribes and show how the themes and styles evolved over the years.
The indigenous peoples of the Colorado Plateau permanent exhibition shows how Native Americans lived in the region over the years – how and what they ate, their clothing, etc old courtyard of the museum includes examples of plants from different habitats statewide. There is also a short walk of nature through a narrow canyon and a pond for amphibians in the Museum Campus. Geology Gallery shows many changes that the Colorado Plateau has suffered in the past. The models show how the geologic activity in the form of the area while the collection of fossils – including a life-size model of Dilophosaurus – shows how the biodiversity of the area evolved over time.