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Smoki Museum

147 N Arizona Ave, Prescott, AZ 86301-3184
+1 928-445-1230
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An interesting history of the Smoki Tribe

This museum contains Native American artifacts that would otherwise have been lost to history. It... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Phoenix, AZ
A Nice Diversion

The proprietors were extremely knowledgeable and helpful with local native history. The building... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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Museum that features exhibits and works from American Indian art and culture.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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147 N Arizona Ave, Prescott, AZ 86301-3184
+1 928-445-1230
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum contains Native American artifacts that would otherwise have been lost to history. It also includes more current Native American works of art. The story of the Smoki Tribe and their contribution to the Prescott area and the preservation of the artifacts was most...More

Thank Mileaway_PHX
Reviewed 1 week ago

The proprietors were extremely knowledgeable and helpful with local native history. The building is beautiful and the displays are well maintained. Overall it was a very worthy diversion.

Thank HappyCamper20732
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Smoki has a terrific collection that is well displayed. Numerous artifacts cover both the local Native cultures in Yavapai County and numerous other tribes and cultures throughout Northern and Central Arizona. Their annual rug auction is a huge and famous event. They have a nice...More

Thank azcap
Reviewed 24 August 2017

After a year in Prescott we now can attest to what a great place this is..Its a small museum which focuses on Native American art and culture..With an amazing history re its creation it is a one of a kind place. The building alone is...More

Thank jmes h
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We didn't know what to expect when we stopped in but was overwhelmed by the collection of pottery and baskets. Docent was very friendly (as was his great dog) and we learned things that we didn't know before walking in. Definitely worth the stop. Thanks.

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Yes this is a view of the local natives but, it would be nice to have more on other tribes. Seemed like this tribe wasn't very far from how settlers lived. same old pottery and basket weaving. I have been to better Native American museums....More

Thank HaveFunWillTravel76
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This is a very nice local museum. Wonderful collection of pottery, basketry ,tools, arrowheads and other artifacts. Very good gift shop. Well worth the stop. We had visited Tusigoot and Montezuma Castle and were familiar with many of the tribes whose works were on display....More

Thank J T
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Excellent small museum that displays artifacts and displays about people who have lived in the Prescott area. It will not take you long and if you plan to see other Prescott area museums, ask about the museum pass.

1  Thank Greg P
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Even as a child growing up in Arizona I felt the humbleness in their quiet spirits; their gentle, mindful ways. The reverence you perceive when touring this humble remembrance of this band of the native Navajo nation delivers a slight glimpse into an understanding of...More

Thank Sherry R
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We are not experts in Native artifacts, but we have been other places like this, such as the Amerind Museum over toward Willcox. The displays are largely pottery, with some arrows, drills, spear heads, etc. The displays are well labelled with a printed guide to...More

1  Thank RickEtnaGreen
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27 June 2017|
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Response from robertgreninger | Reviewed this property |
Prescott has a large number of local arts and crafts outlets, including western, Native American and cowboy art. The highest concentration of retail art is on and around the Courthouse Plaza. The three, major museums also... More
Tammy W
8 November 2015|
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Response from MEKeller | Reviewed this property |
We paid $6.00 each, senior rate.