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Native American Museum of Art

2293 Saunders Settlement Rd, Smokin Joes Indian Trading Post, Sanborn, NY 14132-9336
+1 716-261-9251
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Fascinating, mind-boggling, beautiful art and free

Attached to Smokin' Joe's trading post on NY 31 is one of America's hidden gems. This small museum... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
Brian B
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
Absolutely wonderful art!

What a gem--I don't understand why the other reviewers didn't rank it higher. The soap stone art... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
76desert
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West Virginia
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The Native American Museum of Art features the work of award winning Native American sculptor, Joseph Jacobs as he captures Native American cultural history and stories in stone. NAMA also features 1890 Iroquois community maps and artwork from local Native artists. The Native American Museum of Art is located at Smokin Joes Indian Trading Post on the Tuscorora Indian Nation, about 15 minutes from the world famous Niagara Falls! Free Admission. Open 7 Days a Week.
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23 Aug 2017
“Fascinating, mind-boggling, beautiful art and free”
6 Sep 2016
“Absolutely wonderful art!”
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2293 Saunders Settlement Rd, Smokin Joes Indian Trading Post, Sanborn, NY 14132-9336
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Attached to Smokin' Joe's trading post on NY 31 is one of America's hidden gems. This small museum showcases the work of Joseph Jacobs, a Native American sculptor who worked in soapstone. The intricacy of his work depicting Native American tradition and love of nature...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

What a gem--I don't understand why the other reviewers didn't rank it higher. The soap stone art made my mouth drop; truly something to see. There are handouts for most of the pieces. The symbolism is profound--don't rush this. True, it is small, but its...More

Thank 76desert
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SJ Marketing A, Manager at Native American Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Thank you for visiting the Native American Museum of Art. We are thrilled to have been a highlight of your vacation! We appreciate your time and feedback on our art collection and will certainly work on the post cards. Great idea! Please join us again...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2016

this is located inside a native American smoke/gift shop, It was small but jam packed with very cool art and history. And they even have handout flyers for each piece of art that you can take with you. Very near little museum.

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SJ Marketing A, Manager at Native American Museum of Art, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2016

Thank you for visiting the Native American Museum of Art. We appreciate your time and feedback. Please join us again, as we celebrate, share, and preserve Native American Art in our community.

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Reviewed 18 November 2015

nobody comes here for the museum, it's all about the inexpensive (i.e., tax free, but the highest-price "res" gas in western new york) gas and cigarettes... nothing really special, just a handful of painting and artifacts... perhaps they had to scratch some cultural need in...More

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Reviewed 6 June 2015

This small exhibit at Smokin' Joe's Trading Post has some nice sculpture artwork by Iroquois Artist Joseph Jacobs and a few pieces by other artists. Jacob's sculptures are very detailed and draw upon many facets of Native American culture and history. If you are stopping...More

Thank bill K
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