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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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The museum (its history and contents), the restaurant (enjoy some Navajo tea!), and trading post... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2017
Washington Dc, District Of Columbia, Usa
A step back in time

We stopped here as part of our Familys Amazing Race trip out west. At first glance Gouldings looks... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2017
Colleyville, Texas
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1000 Main Street Monument Valley, Monument Valley, UT 84536
+1 435-727-3231
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Reviewed July 13, 2017

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

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

We stopped here as part of our Familys Amazing Race trip out west. At first glance Gouldings looks small and not worth your stop. BUT, step inside and you are immediately sucked into the life of the Gouldings and their interactions with the Indians. The...More

Thank kinzieh
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

Getting to stand where John Wayne stood playing Capt. Brittles in "She Wore A Yellow Ribbon" was, yep, pretty good! Got there late and didn't get to enjoy the rest! Would do it again!

Thank BarBar1
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

This is definitely worth going to if you are staying at gouldings rv park or hotel. It's a small place but packed full of history, pictures, and art. I myself am not a museum goer but this place was really neat. Be sure to stop...More

Thank Alyssa C
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

I was passing through the area and had experience the Navajo Tribal Park and tours a couple of years ago but had never stopped at Gouldings so I took an hour to look the place over. Nice gift shop and museum! The whole complex looked...More

Thank Gary S
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
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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.