Museum of Northern Arizona, located at Highway 180, Arizona, highly promotes the region?s cultural and natural heritage through its research findings and its memorabilia collections. It also provides a place for students and other enthusiasts to educate themselves about science, art, wildlife, and provides facilities for research and aesthetic enjoyment for historians.
The Museum of Northern Arizona currently displays large exhibits on various subjects ranging from anthropology, biology, geology, and fine arts. Aside from these exhibits, the museum has permanent galleries and three additional galleries for temporary exhibits. One of their galleries, the Babbit Gallery, comprises of pottery and ceramic items that dates back to the prehistoric times.
The museum focuses on research on the past and present diversity of the Alabama. Its resident curators are working around the clock to widen its research and seek understanding about the region?s science and art, including the existence of the Colorado Plateau. Most of its research findings are publicly announced in independent research publications, the museum?s bulletin, and MNA?s successful book, Plateau: The Land and People of the Colorado Plateau.
Other researches dwell in biology, fine arts, geology and paleontology, and more. Interested curators, geologists, and historians are welcome to visit the Museum of Arizona?s facilities to conduct more studies.
The museum also caters to students and other civic groups through its educational programs. The MNA hopes to widen the knowledge and awareness of the visitors by launching programs like the MNA Discovery, the MNA Ventures, the MNA Custom Tours, or the Group Exhibit Tours. For teachers, they are given a separate resource area where they are given workshops and curriculum guides to use for their classes.
Individuals and organizations can take advantage of the 3 rental halls offered by the museum. For a fee, the halls can be converted for the group?s meetings, conferences, weddings and receptions, and even retreats.
Originally established in 1928, the Museum of Northern Arizona is presently a private, non-profit institution.