Anasazi State Park Museum
About the Museum
Anasazi State Park Museum sits on a six-acre plot and was established as a Utah state park in 1960 to preserve the rich culture and heritage therein.
When you first enter the museum, you can watch a short video to help you understand the history of the people and the land. More than 1,000 artifacts and pieces of pottery have been excavated at the Coombs Site, and many of them are on display in collections. After you’ve thoroughly explored the museum exhibits, you can venture out to the Coombs Site.
Behind the museum, there is a self-guided tour, complete with interpretive signs, along a short trail. The first site you’ll come to on your adventure is an L-shaped building, a replica pueblo that has six rooms, set up to depict what the buildings would have looked like nearly 1,000 years ago. After looking through the rooms, you can continue along the trail past ruined walls and other structures. You may notice the burnt building supports, which suggests the town was abandoned after a massive fire.
Few places in the United States can compare to the archaeological attraction that is Anasazi State Park Museum, where you can get an up close and personal look into life from almost 1,000 years ago.
Pets are allowed in the park on-leash but not in buildings.
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