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John Wayne was here....

I wish we had more time to check out all the informationon the old-time movie memorabelia ... lots... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2018
OMALILY
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Longboat Key, Florida
Nice!

Amazing little museum of old photos and history or the Gouldings. Also lots of photos and... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2018
Elpsc
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Sun City, Arizona
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All reviews john wayne living quarters movie memorabilia she wore a yellow ribbon movie room western movie donations accepted early days movie making movies shot old west gift shop step back in time lots of history goulding lodge on display worth a visit
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

I wish we had more time to check out all the informationon the old-time movie memorabelia ... lots of things about the old west as well.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OMALILY
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Amazing little museum of old photos and history or the Gouldings. Also lots of photos and Hollywood memorabilia about all the films that were take in the Monument Valley area. Free of charge and you won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Elpsc
Reviewed November 12, 2018

The days as an active trading post must have been quite something and the remote site, even today, gives you a feel for those early days. Small, but interesting museum, and a large separate gift shop.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank A R H
Reviewed November 7, 2018

We enjoyed seeing all the memorabilia from the movies filmed here, but especially enjoyed seeing the rooms set up as it used to be when the Goulding's first started their lodge. The photographs were interesting to view as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 641leev
Reviewed November 7, 2018

One of the days I stayed at Goulding's Lodge was showery so I decided to tour the Museum and the John Wayne Cabin with "Nathan Brittles Capt. Cav. USA." on the door. The museum was tribute to the development of Gouldings and its part in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hans h
Reviewed November 6, 2018

The museum mainly highlights old movies and stars and is physically a little worn. If you're a John Wayne fan it's a kick. Most interesting was the upstairs apartment of the Gouldings, who lived there and ran the trading post. The women at the desk...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank RidingHI
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

See the oldest Trading Post in Area & Museum related to films set in area. Donations only- no tickets. Nice 👍🏼

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 555cynthiaw
Reviewed October 31, 2018

The museum is small, so don't expect to see a lot. Loved it because I love John Wayne and I love American history. Found it very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen P
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Here is where you learn about the history of how the area became an attraction, how the movies were enticed to the area and thus well worth the visit. Stay at the lodge too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WmM903
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

This is small but it is interesting. Things to see to know about the area and how this all started. It is free.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Katie H
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MaxxyHampshire
April 8, 2018|
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Response from flyingfingers-7 | Reviewed this property |
The films were on in the evenings and yes, you can watch one all the way through. They offer different films each evening.
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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
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