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John Wesley Powell
River History Museum
Museum of Moab   Edge of the Cedars
State Park Museum
  Museum Red Cliffs Lodge
Movie Museum
Moab Giants
Tracks Museum

John Wesley Powell River History Museum
1765 W. Main St. Green River, UT

Winter Hours
Tue-Sat 10am-5pm

Visit our website forfor our Exhibits 435-564-3427

Moab Giants -Tracks Museum
Moab Giants
Explore Fossil Footprints
Open 10am - 6pm
Closed Wednesdays
SR313, 112 West (Hwy 191)
9 miles north of Moab
The indoor exhibits use interactive, cutting edge technology to highlight stories about fossil footprints and their impact on dinosaur science and geology.  These exhibits also include insights into the history and prehistory of the Moab area, and windows into our research labs, showing-casing our research activity in the community and the region.  We also have some hands on exhibits that let you experiment for yourself how tracks are made and fossilized.

Moab Museum



We are a cultural and natural history museum dedicated to sharing the
rich stories of the Moab area

118 E. Center Street • Moab, Utah


For information on Special Exhibits
visit our website at



Our Mission is to share stories. 
We seek to educate and inspire our community about the cultural and natural history of Moab and the Canyonlands region.

Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum
660 West, 400 North, in Blanding, Utah.
For more information please call the Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum at (435) 678-2238

Museum Hours: 
Open 7 days a week from 9:00am to 5pm through November.
Holiday Closures: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day

Day Visits:
$5 Adults ($3 Utah seniors 62+)
   $3 Children (age 5 and under are free)
   $20 Family
   $100 Annual Day-Use Pass is available at the museum
   $50 Senior Annual Day Use Pass
   $150 Out-of-State Annual Pass

The Edge of the Cedars State Park Museum is located at 660 West, 400 North in Blanding, Utah.
For information on this event or about future activities, please call 435-678-2238 or check our website at Be sure to mention you read about it in Moab Happenings.

A picture from the movie Rio GrandeMovie & Western Memorabilia Museum
at Red Cliffs Lodge
Visit Museum of Film and Western Heritage

Red Cliffs Lodge, on the banks of the mighty Colorado River, is home to the Moab Museum of Film & Western Heritage. The lodge is built on the old George White Ranch, a key location for nine of the big westerns including Rio Grande, Cheyenne Autumn, Ten Who Dared, The Commancheros, and Rio Conchos.
The late George White was founder of the Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission, the longest ongoing film commission in the world.

Indiana Jones movie pictureIn the museum one can learn more about film locations, how the sets are built, and how the filming process is managed on nature's own sound stage. On display in the museum are production photographs, movie posters, autographed scripts, props from the many pictures filmed in the area, and displays about the western ranching heritage. For information, call Red Cliffs Lodge at 259-2002.
Another Rio Grande movie picture
Through the magnificent landscapes of southeastern Utah, writers have been inspired and stories born here. Zane Grey, the famous western novelist, traveled through the area in 1912. His visit inspired him to write his book Riders of the Purple Sage. The book was made into a movie starring Ed Harris and Amy Madigan, and filmed on locations around Moab.

A partial list of stars that have made movies in Moab:
John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Henry Fonda,
Lee Marvin, Rock Hudson, Jimmy Stewart, Richard Boone, Anthony Quinn, Mickey Rooney, Shirley Temple, Kris Kristofferson, Billy Crystal, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman, Bill Murray, Jack Palance, Susan Sarandon, Geena Davis, Ted Danson, Tom Cruise, and many more.

Daughters of Utah Pioneers

D.U.P Museum
157 N. 200 E., Moab

Open to public Wednesdays

(or by request 435-259-5225 or 7793)

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