Museum Policies and Guidelines



The Museum of Native American History is dedicated to providing a welcoming and respectful space to all visitors. We ask visitors to respect the museum and its policies, the other visitors, and the staff during their visit. 

Food & Drink

Food and drink are allowed within the museum. Visitors are welcome to carry drinks and eat in the Great Room with prior permission from museum staff. We ask guests to strive to maintain the cleanliness of the museum when eating, drinking, or chewing gum within the museum.


Pets are not permitted within the museum. Service animals are always welcome.


We encourage guests to take photos and videos during their visit. We ask that visitors refrain from using flash within the exhibit, as it is detrimental to museum artifacts. Tripods are allowed within the museum with prior permission from Museum staff. 

Promotional Photography Notice & Implied COnsent

Visiting the Museum of Native American History or participating in museum programs implies consent to be filmed or photographed, without compensation, for possible use in publicity.

Any questions or concerns related to this policy can be directed to or 479-273-2456.


The Museum of Native American History is a smoke-free facility. Museum guests are permitted to smoke outside the museum, away from the entrance and arrowhead hunt, provided that all tobacco products are properly disposed of.


Weapons are not permitted at the Museum of Native American History. 

Research Library

Click here to review the Museum of Native American History's research library policy.