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Amerind Foundation Museum

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Address: 2100 N. Amerind Road, Dragoon, AZ 85609
Phone Number: +1 520-586-3666
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This is a Native American museum unlike any other I have seen. There is a great anthropology exhibit extending chronologically around the walls of a great room, starting with the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
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Groton, CT
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Groton, CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a Native American museum unlike any other I have seen. There is a great anthropology exhibit extending chronologically around the walls of a great room, starting with the migration of the first Native Americans across the Bering Strait to inhospitable Alaska and spreading South. The division of these people geographically and linguistically is explained accompanied by artifacts. The... More 

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Port Moody, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The Amerind Museum (American Indian) is a wonderful museum to visit. The admission for adults is $10.00. Seniors $9.00. Active military free. The price includes the Art Gallery next door and the new exhibits in there are fantastic! Very colorful. One of the artists is Dwayne Manuel (O'odham) Portraits of The Salt River Basket Weavers. The exhibit will be up... More 

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Tucson Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The founders were interested in the culture of this countries residences before the country was settled. They found and collected an amazing amount of items from both South and North America and in a great display. Please take the time to stop, visit and enjoy the wonderful setting and collection

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Took a chance on this and drove from Tucson. So glad we did. The museum alone was worth the trip. Native American artifacts, some South American weavings, pottery. This private collection is now being shared with the public and it is well worth the time, There is a separate art gallery which was also interesting. We have passed through the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

We got off the interstate and took a chance on this museum thinking it would be a quick stop for us as a "see and pee" stop. Its down a maintained dirt road about a mile or two off the interstate. The location in quite beautiful and peaceful. The history and Southwestern art is amazing and of the highest quality.... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

The museum is less than 2 miles off I-10. I almost didn't stop. So glad I did. A large collection of pottery from the First Peoples of Mexico, Peru and US. Clothing, jewelry, weavings, etc are also in the collection. This was a personal collection of the Fultons, who created the Museum and also were active in archaeological surveys. They... More 

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

If a drive through the eerie, boulder-strewn Texas Canyon on I-10 isn't enough to lure you an hour east of Tucson, then combine that with a stop at the Amerind Museum. This is a private museum with an absolutely spectacular collection of native American artifacts from jewelry to dolls to rugs and papoose carriers. Next door is a sweet, small... More 

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

This museum has some interesting Native American artifacts, but not so many that your eyes glaze over as you go through. I particularly appreciated the written commentary on both the history of Western conquest/duplicity, and also the personal background for how the museum came to acquire some of the pieces. The art gallery, in a separate building,is also not to... More 

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Dundas, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

We were very impressed by this museum. The collection of artifacts is outstanding, The building just adds to the ambiance. Kudos to Wm Fulton for establishing the Foundation and his foresight to insure his collection is enjoyed by generations. Don't forget to also visit the wonderful Art Gallery

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

The Amerind Museum is one of the largest private collections of American Indian artifacts in the United States. There is a wonderful picnic area at the museum, which is nestled in among awesomely spectacular Texas Canyon (Google it for info). Be sure to take advantage of this, as there are no restaurants or food stores close by; Although the Amerind... More 

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