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Lost City Museum

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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 8 July 2018

This place has preserved a lot of history and you have to be interested in history to really enjoy the place. There are several exhibits and many photos and artifacts and several large boards depicting the history of the life and culture of a long...More

2  Thank rimjhim1
Reviewed 28 May 2018

When we saw the sign on the side of I-15, we commented to each other, "How can you have a museum about a city you cannot find? Seriously, it was a great little experience with archeological exhibits and very friendly and knowledgeable staff. They have...More

1  Thank swamprat2016
Reviewed 18 May 2018

This museum is very nicely laid out with really good collections of local artifacts of local Native American cultures. The building's unique architecture creates great atmosphere, and there is a short cultural film that is very well done and informative. For dog owners, the Museum...More

Thank ougeekgirl
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Great photo opportunities. Very nice presentation of the history in displays. Cool inside with a very nice gift shop and restrooms.

Thank yolo20182018
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss this little gem in the desert! Wonderful collection, friendly staff and even the history of the building is amazing! Enjoy!

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 21 April 2018

It was helpful to learn a bit about the local history in this museum. There are lots of artifacts, they have quite an extensive collection. There are also two short films to watch for some history. It is also worth going out to the back...More

Thank Turtleliving
Reviewed 20 March 2018

We stopped in on our way from Zion to Vegas. The museum has a nice collection of exhibits, artifacts, photographs, books, and local jewelry. Everything was saved from the rising waters of the Hoover Dam. The adobe building itself was built during the 1930's by...More

Thank jparnell01
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This museum has a very nice collection of artifacts excavated from Pueblo Grande de Nevada, an Anasazi Indian site. "The museum was constructed on an actual prehistoric Pueblo site and the building itself is made from sun-dried adobe brick. Reconstructed Anasazi pueblos are also featured...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Great museum detailing the area. Two short videos provide exceptional information about the "lost city" and show how the area was excavated during archaeological digs. Nice exhibits and photos.

Thank TwoSwimmers
Reviewed 16 January 2018

This is one of my two favorite attractions in the Overton, NV area. When Lake Mead was formed, the largest Pueblo City known to modern man was destroyed by the rising water. This museum holds a repository of artifacts that was saved at the last...More

1  Thank FiddlerDoyle
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6 November 2016|
Response from Denise C | Reviewed this property |
No idea. Did you check their website?
Bill D
27 March 2015|
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Response from Ralphandralph | Reviewed this property |
Bill, Please call the museum in advance. Ralph