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Lost City Museum

721 S. Moapa Valley Blvd.
PO Box 807
Overton, Nevada 89040
Clark County
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Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday:8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Saturday: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Sunday:8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Exceptions: New Year Day, Thanksgiving Day,Christmas Day (closed)

Collections

The largest collection consists of Ancestral Pueblo (Anasazi) period artifacts with an extensive pottery collection dating from ca. C.E. 600 to 1200. The museum also houses prehistoric artifacts from Southern Nevada including stone tools, some dating to 2000 years ago. There are also historic and contemporary arts and crafts from the Southwest United States as well as documents relating to the Civilian Conservation Corps and their work in creating the Lost City museum in 1935.

Access to Holdings

  • Open to the general public
  • In-house inventories or collection guides

Subject Areas Covered

  • Archaelogy
  • Agriculture
  • Civic/Community Organizations
  • Environment
  • Native Americans
  • Nature
  • Nevada -- Early Settlers
  • Other

Types of Materials

  • Books/Serials
  • Ephemera (clippings, pamphlets)
  • Maps
  • Photographs
  • prehistoric and historic Native American artifacts
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