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Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

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1000 Main Street Monument Valley, Monument Valley, UT 84536
+1 435-727-3231
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Worth an hour of your time

The 'trading post' is worth a wander around. Lots of little artifacts on the outside and then the... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2017
Solihull, United Kingdom

I can't say enough good things about Goulding! We stayed in the RV park. Fun little trails... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2017
Webster, Florida
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1000 Main Street Monument Valley, Monument Valley, UT 84536
+1 435-727-3231
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Reviewed July 2, 2017

The 'trading post' is worth a wander around. Lots of little artifacts on the outside and then the museum itself. Free to enter and lots of interesting things related to the original trading post and upstairs a model showing the locations of all the movies...More

Thank blazer20
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough good things about Goulding! We stayed in the RV park. Fun little trails, museum, John Wayne's house, great shops and more. Buy your souvenirs here rather than Monument Valley gift shop. Less money. Monument Valley is just across the street. Great...More

Thank SS2688
Reviewed June 29, 2017

Be sure to check the picture on the wall upstairs against the preserved room! What a story this has to tell...

Thank 121dwalker
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

This museum is nothing fancy but if you have an interest in old Westerns you will enjoy it. It's a look back into the American West in the 1930s through the 1960s, showing how this couple lived above their trading post. They got Hollywood interested...More

Thank Maggie K
Reviewed June 22, 2017

There is both local history of the Goulding's Trading Post and local people, and history of the movie's made here. Both are very interesting and entertaining. In addition to the museum in the old trading post building, there are additional buildings including John Wayne's cabin....More

Thank Janet H
Reviewed June 21, 2017

So nice to see how it Really Was when John Wayne was there making movies! The owner's apartment was an experience not to be missed!

Thank PickyPickyEater
Reviewed June 21, 2017

Enjoyed our stay at Goulding's lodge and visit to this museum. We learned a great deal. If you are a history buff, you would enjoy this.

Thank Patty R
Reviewed June 19, 2017

The place is not huge, but offers a good overview of the Goulding's history in Monument Valley, plus a look at some Navajo art and lots of old photos. Some rooms are preserved or recreated in the old Western style. Most interesting to us is...More

Thank Supersebbe
Reviewed June 16, 2017

This museum tells the story of a way of life running a trading post. Great photos with a look into the past post. There is also a lot about the films that we shot in Monument Valley. If you're a John Wayne fan this is...More

Reviewed June 16, 2017

Really interesting small museum, packed with John Wayne things and stories and history of the old trading post. Really worth the 30 or so minutes you need here

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July 13, 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
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March 20, 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.