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Amerind Foundation Museum

2100 N. Amerind Road, Dragoon, AZ 85609
+1 520-586-3666
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Expected More Apache Artifacts

The Museum covers a breath of Southwest Indian artifacts and information. Some of the information... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
miles c
Oro Valley, Arizona
Worth the Drive

Amazing museum in the middle of almost nowhere. Wonderful, well-curated collection of American... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Santa Barbara
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2100 N. Amerind Road, Dragoon, AZ 85609
+1 520-586-3666
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

The Museum covers a breath of Southwest Indian artifacts and information. Some of the information is outdated as words such as "Papago" are no longer used. Nomenclatures and adequate descriptions are lacking in some exhibits. Some of the exhibits didn't have lighting (or it wasn't...More

Thank miles c
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Amazing museum in the middle of almost nowhere. Wonderful, well-curated collection of American Indian pots, baskets, and artifacts.Nice additional art museum, good but small museum shop. Beautiful desert setting.

Thank llionlady
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The area is great to have a picnic. It's right off of I-10 and is so peaceful. The Museum was really nice and so was the gift store. The employees there are wonderful!!

Thank tutana
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Beautiful setting (Dragoon Mountains), interesting history of the ranch and the founders of Amerind and wonderful artifacts from South, Central and North American Native cultures. Picnicking, birdwatching, nature trail available on the grounds. Use your Tucson Attractions Passport (2 for 1 entrance fee at the...More

Thank ready_2_retire_59
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This Museum continues to amaze me with the uniqueness of their collection. I first saw NW coppers here and still have not seen them in any other collection. This is a must see when you are in the area.

Thank dgtripPhoenix_AZ
Reviewed 2 March 2017

February 2017. We visited with friends who come to Arizona for the winter. They took us to the Amerind Museum on a day trip from the Roper Lake State Park. William Fulton was an archeologist in his second career, and his wife raised thorougbred horses....More

Thank cometrider
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We were pleasantly surprised at the extent of the exhibits at this museum. We have visited many similar museums throughout the Southwest but found this one exceptionally extensive with displays and descriptons ranging from the Ice Age to the present. The stand-alone exhibits in the...More

1  Thank Patricia L
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I encourage you to visit their website, click on ABOUT US, then on PHOTO AND VIDEO GALLERY. You'll find a wonderful 6-minute video about the history of the foundation that will greatly enhance your visit. To get here, you drive into the Texas Canyon which...More

Thank TommyBear
Reviewed 26 January 2017

The Amerindian Museum and the Gallery next door were the highlight of our short trip out of Tucson. It is an easy drive from Tucson, either there and back in a day, or part of a two day trip taking in Douglas, Bisbee and Tombstone...More

Thank diamor2015
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...More

Thank Peter P
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Charlotte M
21 February 2017|
Response from diamor2015 | Reviewed this property |
There is a small cemetery just inside the gate of the Foundation. I don't know whether this is the cemetery your family would be associated with. It appears to be still in use. The museum is primarily run by volunteers who... More