The Bryce Canyon museum and archive resources are housed and managed at Zion National Parkalong with collections from Cedar Breaks National Monument. The museum staff manage over 710,000 items from all three park units as of 2017.
Collecting of museum objects at Bryce began in the early 1930s. The total collection size is 70,134 objects. The museum/archival collections document important people and events in the park’s history; preserve important park records including administrative, facility and resource management reports and related documentation; and document the built heritage of the park through drawings, photographs and original historic fabric. This collection is broken down into 6,246 archeology items, 46,305 archival items, 7,410 history items, 20 art objects, 3,594 biology, 3,872 paleontology specimens, and 97 geological items. The collection includes oral histories, original photographs, blueprints, legislative documents, and significant fossil resources.