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The Edge of the Cedars State Park

660 W 400 North, Blanding, UT 84511-4000
+1 435-678-2238
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Outstanding displays and artifacts

When you walk in to the museum it appears very underwhelming. In this case appearances can be and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Caper17
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Lake City, MI
Amazing indoor and outdoor museum!

This is museum is overflowing with artifacts, ruins, and insights into the many ages of human... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lilagirl
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washington dc
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Informative displays on the history of the region.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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660 W 400 North, Blanding, UT 84511-4000
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+1 435-678-2238
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Reviewed yesterday

When you walk in to the museum it appears very underwhelming. In this case appearances can be and are very deceiving. Anyone who is going to visit any ruins or cliff dwellings should come here first. Absolutely the best description of the timelines for all...More

Thank Caper17
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is museum is overflowing with artifacts, ruins, and insights into the many ages of human habitation found in this area of Utah! Once you have examined the pottery and baskets, and other items along the helpful timelines and info panels on the walls and...More

Thank lilagirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to know the history of this area, then this is a must see museum. The displays are very nice and informative. Unless you love rock art, skip the guide they give you - it's confusing. Just wander through and be sure to...More

Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is truly a treasure in the middle of nowhere. I am not a history buff and usually begin to yawn shortly after entering a museum, but this one was so impressive! In addition to the artifacts, they had an art exhibit going on with...More

Thank 000Amy000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We almost passed this up, but the museum was actually better than the visitor center museum at Monte Verde. Out back of the museum are some Peubloan native American ruins, including a Kiva you an climb down into. There is also some nice sculptures.

Thank The_fotobug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

great way to spend an hour and $5. lots of rare pueblo artifacts, including 900 year old baskets in great shape. claims to have one of the largest ancient pottery collections. outdoor walk has an old pueblo building and some tuins

Thank R P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We weren't able to make it here before they closed on a Saturday but you can still walk and see the ruins. Also a spectacular sunset as well.

Thank Tammy K
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Before you even go in the door, there are a number of contemporary metal sculptures based on traditional Native American themes, which are very interesting. Really interesting work. Inside, the museum is very well laid out, so you can follow chronologically the history of the...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The museum & ruins offer a fantastic and interesting peek into a culture long lost to us. It truly inspires admiration and a desire to preserve the artifacts that have been left behind. It demonstrated the importance of learning from those that came before us....More

1  Thank NORO97
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This small museum features very effective visual displays of the pictographs, pottery, and architecture of the ancient puebloans. It is very well-cared-for and impressive because it houses artifacts actually found in this Utah area. There is a partially excavated Pueblo that has been stabilized. It...More

1  Thank JoAnnP865
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Nancy R
13 January 2015|
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Response from rdgtchr | Reviewed this property |
It really depends on your interests. We probably spent an hour and a half, but could have spent twice that if we had carefully read all the displays. GREAT and interesting park.
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