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Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

1000 Main Street Monument Valley, Monument Valley, UT 84536
+1 435-727-3231
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Great for western fans

If you don't take one of the jeep safaris (during a coach tour of this area) then you could end up... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kilmarnock, United Kingdom
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It's like stepping back several decades, but interesting. Some early history of settlements in the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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1000 Main Street Monument Valley, Monument Valley, UT 84536
+1 435-727-3231
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Reviewed yesterday

If you don't take one of the jeep safaris (during a coach tour of this area) then you could end up spending a long time here. Although there is a lovely little museum and tribute to John Wayne, couple of gift shops and a cafe...More

Thank mollyham4
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's like stepping back several decades, but interesting. Some early history of settlements in the area and how the valley came into the spotlight for movie making.

Thank vacivilwar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice little museum full of western movie history and a great collection of antique from the last century. It also offers a great view to the Monument Valley. We spent more time here than originally planned. But the kids were fascinated with...More

Thank fay m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are a western movie fan, then this is the perfect place for you. They have a nice little museum about movies that were filmed in the area. They also have a building from the John Wayne movie "She Wore A Yellow Ribbon". Not...More

Thank Julesfromlc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They had some amazing souvenirs and I am a sucker for such places. I set a time and money limit because I wanted to but loads of stuff. Worth visiting even if you just browse.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to get gifts for family! Check out the custom pitchers and cups like they use in the restaurant. I loved every aspect of Gouldings. We surely will return!

Thank 441paml
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gouldings arrived in Monument Valley after their marriage in 1923 and the museum highlights their years in the valley, first as trading post owners and then as friends of famous actors, senators, and movies directors. There is a room dedicated to Josef Muench who...More

Thank nightingale1972
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Next to Goulding's Lodge is a small, unassuming building made out of handcrafted, adobe brick. This is the original, Goulding's Trading Post. Inside, visitors will find artifacts from the time when Mr. Goulding established trade with the native Americans. Photos, artifacts, and written information about...More

Thank PoppyGal63
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Many hollywood movies were made here, especially John wayne. They show film most nights. Also old wets artifacts. Worth a visit

Thank richard s
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The museum (its history and contents), the restaurant (enjoy some Navajo tea!), and trading post (good rugs) were all well worth visiting

Thank FreqTravel_11
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14 July 2017|
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Response from Felixstowe2016 | Reviewed this property |
Can't answer this as we visited in September but suggest look at their web site @ Goulding’s Trading Post Museum and they will answer your questions. good luck In 1921, Harry Goulding and his young bride Leone (nicknamed... More
Sharon D
21 March 2015|
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Response from jadehawk | Reviewed this property |
It's at Goulding's Lodge which consists of a restaurant, gift shop, museum, small theater 12 seat that shows free John Wayne - John Ford moves every night.