Museums & Collections

National Park Service collections celebrate and exhibit America’s diversity. Collections span time periods, themes, geographic areas, cultures, disciplines, and ecosystems. Nationwide, NPS collections consist of over 100 million cultural objects, natural history specimens, documents, and photographs housed at more than 320 national park sites across the country.

Ruins at Navajo National Monument

American Southwest Virtual Museum

The Virtual Museum hosts an ever-growing collection of high-resolution images of items in park and museum collections accross the Southwest.

A woman inspects woven plant fibers.

Western Archeological & Conservation Ctr

The Western Archeological & Conservation Center aims to preserve and study museum collections of Intermountain Region national parks.

Last updated: November 3, 2016


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