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Millard County's Great Basin Museum

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A Wonderful Regional Museum

From exhibits that reflect the community, pioneer heritage, and lifestyle and growth of the area... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
William H
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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As we had to pass through Delta en-route from Springville to Great Basin NP we thought we'd call in... read more

Reviewed January 4, 2018
David E
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US Highway 6/50, 45 W. Main Street, Delta, UT 84624
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Honestly, if you are not from Delta, might not think that this is worth visiting, but you would be wrong. Because the history that is illustrated is your history too, even though it is from this region, it is similar to the history in your...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

From exhibits that reflect the community, pioneer heritage, and lifestyle and growth of the area, The Great Basin Museum is a wonderful stop as you pass through Delta, Utah. Don't miss it, and make sure you also visit the Topaz Museum next door.

Thank William H
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

A wife and I and another couple visited The Great Basin Museum on Saturday, March 17th. What a delightful stop. The employees were eager to give information about the exhibits as well as relay info about the city of Delta. We especially enjoyed the rock...More

Thank jamied49er
Reviewed January 4, 2018

As we had to pass through Delta en-route from Springville to Great Basin NP we thought we'd call in to the museum & are glad we did. Pleasant ladies greeted us & told us all about the museum that has a great collection of artefacts...More

Thank David E
Reviewed November 8, 2017

The museum was great. Some of the items were donated by locals which made it more special. The gentlemen at the door was amazing. His history of the area was very helpful. He made the tour for us!

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Reviewed July 2, 2017

This museum is a very well presented deplicting the history of Millard county. The number one draw to Millard County is the access to fossils and rock collecting. Millard County has a very rich histoy of minerals. Being a part of the great basin means...More

Thank Bob A
Reviewed May 5, 2017

This museum had a little of everything in it. The lady there had grow up in the town, so she had a lot of interesting stories to tell. If you want to know about the town, this is the place to go.

Thank Jolynn R
Reviewed April 23, 2017

We were bowled over by the attendant's assertion that the 1940's "concentration camp" for Japanese-Americans near Delta was "necessary" and wasn't all that bad (in spite of the fact that tens of thousands of US citizens were interned without judicial process and held behind barbed-wire...More

Thank Howard C
Reviewed April 14, 2017

When the winds drove us from the sand dunes early, we decided to see this museum in Delta. It has some cute displays and we had fun and learned a few things, too. The people were really nice and took time to show some fun...More

Thank zeeone
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Excellent little museum full of local info as the name suggests. the elderly curator was full of information and worthy of a tip for the stories she told especially of the Japanese community that arose in the area post war.

Thank Ian W
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