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Smoki Museum

147 N Arizona Ave, Prescott, AZ 86301-3184
+1 928-445-1230
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Nice collection of Native American artifacts

Regardless of what you think of a group of people who dressed up as Native Americans in the days... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
eenusa
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Pensacola, Florida
Fantastic collection of Native Indian pottery

Highly recommend this small museum - excellent Collection of native Indian pottery - cute... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Ping*2
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Museum that features exhibits and works from American Indian art and culture.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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147 N Arizona Ave, Prescott, AZ 86301-3184
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+1 928-445-1230
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"indian artifacts"
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"native americans"
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"fantastic collection"
in 3 reviews
"nice little gift shop"
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"many aspects"
in 2 reviews
"montezuma castle"
in 2 reviews
"well worth the stop"
in 2 reviews
"self guided tour"
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"local history"
in 4 reviews
"on display"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 3 reviews
"prescott area"
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"for sale"
in 2 reviews
"tribe"
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"pottery"
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"organisation"
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"performed"
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Regardless of what you think of a group of people who dressed up as Native Americans in the days before political correctness put an end to those activities, this is a nice museum with a collection of pottery, with some paintings, and other artifacts. At...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend this small museum - excellent Collection of native Indian pottery - cute miniature collection of Nat & Gladys Robbins - a few dioramas of early Pueblo life - Nice gift shop

1  Thank Ping*2
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

“People come looking for the Smoki Tribe, and it doesn’t exist!” This small, but interesting, museum has a fantastic collection of pottery and different items. For kids, there is a great Bingo chart to help them search for different items...and they get a keepsake at...More

1  Thank Kristin W
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This was an interesting museum with lots of Native American artifacts from the area. It is not very large and admission was only $6. The ticket person spent some time explaining the origins of Smoki and the museum. The local townspeople decided to create the...More

3  Thank Tom-WCT
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

The old time Prescott Smoki has a wonderful history. Too bad they seem to be trying to re-write what it was founded for. It does have a lot of other good stuff though.

1  Thank FortPeck
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

There was a time when preserving Native American culture wasn't a high priority. The people that put this museum together saw to it that the Native American history of this are was not lost. There are many aspects ,some possibly not politically correct for some...More

3  Thank Bigiron383
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

First, the "Smoki" were not a native american tribe - they were a service organization that for 70 years put on an annual "ceremony" (derived from ceremonies of actual tribes) to raise funds (at least initially) to save the Prescott Rodeo. That's 1921 - 1991,...More

2  Thank Ian411Ian
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

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

1  Thank Mileaway_PHX
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

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.

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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
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donaldsH6108HA
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$6.00 per senior.
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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
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Tammy W
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We paid $6.00 each, senior rate.
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