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Lost City Museum

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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Museum which features Indian artifacts.
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721 South Moapa Valley Blvd., Overton, NV 89040
+1 702-397-2193
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Reviewed June 25, 2019

This small museum was an excellent resource on the people who used to live in the area and their lifestyle. We also enjoyed the garden outside that had well-labeled plants.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

An old well done museum. Great displays of artifacts and local historical items. A nice overview of ancient and recent history. Convenient location.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed May 26, 2019

The museum is a not for profit organisation and run by volunteers to maintain the heritage of the area.Well worth a visit dogs are not allowed to enter building but a shaded kennel is provided for your four legged companion

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

Small museum and gift shop with some outside displays. $5.00 per person admission which was reasonable. There's a video which explains the population history of the area. Displays consist of pottery tools, arrowheads, etc from the region. After driving by a few times, glad to...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank lroberts1228
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Nice small museum. There are many artifacts. The baskets that have been collected from the area are beautiful! There are many examples of pottery that has been collected from the area. A small replica of Adobe housing is on site. Small children may get bored...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 31, 2019 via mobile

This museum was filled with artifacts found in the area. There was good signage and an informative video. We liked that the exhibits were protected as we have small children who like to touch everything and they couldn’t get at this stuff. We originally missed...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

It's a great history of the area and especially the indigenous people that live a long time ago. They show replicas of their dwellings and have many artifacts of that era. Also, they have local displays of artists in the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

I loved this museum! I was expecting something about one of the cities that was drowned by Lake Mead, but it was about some Pueblo settlements in the area. The movies and exhibits were informative, and I got several materials for teachers at my school...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

A favorite local museum. Holds special meaning as my great grandfather Fay Perkins was the main archaeologist that put it all together. Here you can find the history of the Native Americans of the Southern Nevada region. Fascinating displays tell the story.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Natalie J
Reviewed December 7, 2018

We visited the museum thinking it wouldn't be much. We were so wrong. We had no idea all that took or is taking place in the desert. Although we have been to several deserts, being from the Southeast, we haven't spent much time nor have...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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November 5, 2016|
Response from 267denisec267 | Reviewed this property |
No idea. Did you check their website?
Bill D
March 27, 2015|
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Response from Ralphandralph | Reviewed this property |
Bill, Please call the museum in advance. Ralph