Welcome to the new Moab Museum:
With an abundance of concern for our community, visitors, staff and volunteers, the Museum has delayed the planned April 1 opening indefinitely. While our doors remain closed, we invite you to explore the Museum’s diverse stories and collections here, check back often, and then watch our posts on Facebook and Instagram. We will be adding more Big Stories regularly.
The People. The Land. Today. Tomorrow
Hidden Valley load basket
The basket dates to 885-1020 A.D. and likely was used by Ancestral Puebloans to carry items such as food and small children.
Buck Rogers Geiger counter
By the 1960s, radiation detection technology had advanced to produce an updated version of the 1950s Babbel Model 600A.
100 Million Years ago
At this time in the Cretaceous Period, much of western North America was inundated with a large seaway. Portions of the Colorado Plateau were repeatedly underwater during Earth’s long geologic history, as we see from the sediments and aquatic fossils preserved throughout the region.