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Museum of Moab

118 E Center St, Moab, UT 84532-2430
+1 435-259-7985
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This was so exciting for me to visit as I grew up in Moab during the Uranium boom of the 50's and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Coretha P
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Boise, Idaho
Hidden Treasure

This little gem of a museum is well run and well presented. I was impressed with the quality of... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
lindadG1993LI
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Burnet, Texas
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For 59 years the Museum of Moab has worked to preserve and display artifacts and information, and to promote research and education, which accurately reflect the natural and cultural history of southeast Utah. Our exhibits feature materials from geology, archaeology, and regional history, and our programming, publications, and research collections are aimed at fulfilling this mission with ever-increasing effectiveness.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good42%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“player piano” (3 reviews)
“movie making” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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118 E Center St, Moab, UT 84532-2430
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+1 435-259-7985
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was so exciting for me to visit as I grew up in Moab during the Uranium boom of the 50's and we spent many hours both prospecting for uranium and/or looking for native american artifacts. Finding even a shard from arrowhead making was exciting...More

Thank Coretha P
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This little gem of a museum is well run and well presented. I was impressed with the quality of their exhibits and how kid friendly it was. You really shouldn't miss it!

Thank lindadG1993LI
MoabRiverlover, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Moab, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for visiting us and for your review! We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Wondered about the history of the area and found this museum. The staff was informative and I enjoyed a quick tour.

Thank Wilhelm64
MoabRiverlover, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Moab, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thank you for your review! We are happy you found what you were looking for!

Reviewed 13 October 2017

The Moab Museum was a fun and informative place to explore during the heat of the day, or after a morning hike. It’s run by a charming hippie lady named Barbara Jackson who only charged $5 for an experience that was priceless. Barbara had small...More

Thank Steve C
MoabRiverlover, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Moab, responded to this reviewResponded 14 October 2017

Thank you for visiting us and leaving this very detailed review! We are happy you enjoyed it and hope you come back to visit us again.

Reviewed 10 October 2017

If you go here early in your visit you will have a better u understanding of Moab's history and legacy. Very cool place. Small admission fee well worth the price.

Thank Deb H
MoabRiverlover, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Moab, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for visiting us and leaving this review! We appreciate it and are happy you enjoyed the museum.

Reviewed 25 September 2017

Had a great visit to the Museum. They have an amazing wooden model of the area that took someone over 20 years to create. The young lady that greeted us at the desk was the former Mayor of Moab and was incredibly helpful in answering...More

Thank bowens307
MoabRiverlover, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Moab, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for visiting and leaving your review. Our wonderful front desk people are mostly volunteers and love the area. It is truly a passion for these folks. We are happy she was helpful and that you enjoyed the museum!

Reviewed 22 September 2017

Mondays are free, We were here on a Thursday. We paid $5 each. The museum is small. It has 2 large rooms and a small room downstairs. There were prehistoric (dinosaurs, fossils and geology) artifacts and data in the small room. The larger rooms contained...More

Thank JIM B
MoabRiverlover, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Moab, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for visiting and leaving a review. You left only three stars but I can't see a reason we weren't five from the review you left. We would love to hear your thoughts on how to make our little museum a five star attraction!...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Really great, small museum. Reasonable prices, students and under 17 free. We loved the pedal self-playing piano. Interactive museum-great for kids!

Thank Aleisha W
MoabRiverlover, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Moab, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for visiting and leaving your review. We take great pride in all of our interactive displays, including the player piano! Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 31 August 2017

Yes, there is so much about Moab and Utah I never knew. Uranium prospectors, dinosaur bones, native American history, such a cute compact place to go to get a perspective on Moab

Thank masmith2017
MoabRiverlover, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Moab, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you for visiting and leaving your review! One of our primary goals as a museum is to spark that AHA! moment you spoke of. Glad we succeeded! Hope you visit again!

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Went a few years back and it was very interesting and the staff was nice. Everything from dino bones to a carving of Canyonlands.

Thank kittym7
MoabRiverlover, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Moab, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for your review! We hope you make it back to visit us soon!

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