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Address: 297 West Center, Kanab, UT 84741
Phone Number: 435-644-5337
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Description: The free Little Hollywood Movie Museum , a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt non...
The free Little Hollywood Movie Museum , a 501 (c)(3) tax exempt non profit, exhibits a collection of actual movie sets as the centerpiece of its exploration of how the sleepy little town of Kanab became the back lot for movies like The Outlaw Josey Wales, Planet Of The Apes & Stagecoach and a haunt for Hollywood stars like Frank Sinatra, John Wayne, Charleton Heston, Clint Eastwood and more recently, Kiefer Sutherland and Willem Dafoe. Both on the big screen and on TV in such classics as The Lone Ranger, Gunsmoke and Lassie, Southern Utah defines the way we see the American West. The Museum is set behind Trading Post of the West, a gift shop focused on Made in the USA merchandise including fair trade Native American Arts and Jewelry, Stetson Hats and Abilene boots. From fine gifts to fun souvenirs Trading Post of the West offers a great selection at fair prices. There are big clean restrooms, snacks, drinks and a picnic area. Kid and pet friendly. Whether you have 15 minutes or over an hour, it's a fun place to stop.
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Delightfully kitschy!

This was a stop on our Tauck Canyonlands tour. The food was homey--bbq brisket and turkey and yummy baking powder biscuits. You get to "borrow" their cowboy hats while you eat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Lutz, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was a stop on our Tauck Canyonlands tour. The food was homey--bbq brisket and turkey and yummy baking powder biscuits. You get to "borrow" their cowboy hats while you eat. They have a collection of old cowboy movie sets in the back that are fun to walk through. It fits the atmosphere of this cowboy town where a number... More 

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San Carlos, Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This is primarily a huge gift shop. There really wasn't adequate explanation about the various sets and what movies they were from. I wouldn't bother stopping again. Seems like a tourist trap. Lots of big buses in the parking lot.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A haphazard collection of a few buildings from old movie sets at the back of a big gift shop. No atmosphere. Disappointed.

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TomForsythe, Owner at Little Hollywood Movie Museum, responded to this review

Can't please everyone. Still sad to leave a visitor unhappy. We provide a lot of interp and unique sets. Most people appreciate it. If you like movies. You will too. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

If You Grew Up In The 50-60s Watching Westerns You Will Love This Place This Museum Is A Collection Of Old Movie Sets Along With A Documentary Film On Southern Utahs Film History It's Fast - Fun- And Best of All Its FREE

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I'm glad you enjoyed our place. It always feels good to have our admittedly imperfect work be appreciated. More 

Trabuco Canyon, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The retail store is in the front and you walk through the store to go out back to the props used in western movies. If you can handle the heat in one of the first places (my husband couldn't), there is a video explaining what was made of what material and used in which movies. That's the best part of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Movie Museum is free and they actually have a few interesting old movie sets from the Outlaw Josey Wales. Our visit did not take a long time, but we are fans of old westerns and enjoyed a little look around.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was a planned stop on our family vacation to the Kanab Utah area. I have to admit, probably more nostalgic for dad than the rest of the family, as I am an old western movie fan. Especially Clint Eastwood westerns. PROS: If like me you enjoy some of the old westerns, you might like this stop. They have several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Kanab has many hidden gems this being one of them. The movie sets are in the back of the museum. You can peruse them at your leisure. Lots of old Hollywood that will bring back memories of a simpler time. The only downside? They didn't have any pins or souvenirs of Little Hollywood.

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Hartsdale, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I can't really complain about a free museum. My specially abled brother who loves cowboys and westerns thought it was cool. I was a bit bored. I guess kids will like it. And again, it's free.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Free - enjoyed the scenes which bring back the memories of the old Westerns. Good Gift Shop as well with friendly staff.

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Address: 297 West Center, Kanab, UT 84741
Phone Number: 435-644-5337
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Kanab

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