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John Wesley Powell Museum

6 North Lake Powell Blvd., P.O. Box 547, Page, AZ 86040
888-597-6873, 928-645-9496
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Ranked #11 of 16 Attractions in Page
Type: Specialty Museums, History Museums
Most recent review
- Sep 23, 2014
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Clifton Park, New York
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188 reviews 188 reviews
58 attraction reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

First, these displays are dated. They are original to the museum from 1969. However, if you care at all about John Wesley Powell and his contributions to the United States, you can learn alot. Born in NYS. Died in Maine? Yes, that's true. But there was a lot that went on in between. And these displays will help you understand.... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Well worth the admission price. Exhibits included river exploration and explorers, Native American weaving and crafts, fossils, dinosaur tracks and bones. Nice gift shop too.

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Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
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78 reviews 78 reviews
42 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

I booked my tours here and visited the museum at the same time. Very small, It took less than 10 minutes

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Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

How interesting is this unpretentious museum. Well worth the visit, a great use of not a huge space. Loved the old photographs - lots of memorabilia. Neat and tidy informative exhibits. Pleasant and friendly staff. Great work. Glad we stopped by!!

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Englewood, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

combination visitor center and museum. museum was worth about 30 minutes. Picked up some useful brochures.

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Boxford, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Very well done for such a small museum. Worth the time. They had a Navajo weaving exhibit when we were there and it was excellent.

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Colorado
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We loved this museum...very informative. It wasn't just about the explorer, but also about many other adventurers who traversed the Lake Powell waters. Also on exhibit were Native American artifacts and other interesting pieces of history.

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seattle
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Love this museum. Monthly they have an artist of the month with local artists submitting work. They have lovely items of art for sale and beautiful jewelry. Lots of nice people work there and have useful information for the tourist.

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Navajo Dam
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18 reviews 18 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This is a well thought out museum. There is a lot of information and great pictures. There are a lot of native arts and crafts you can purchase and well as jewelry. Nice place to spend an hour or so discovering facts about Lake Powell and the surrounding area.

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Miami, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

If you're in Page, you are probably going to see the Dam and the Colorado River. To truly enjoy the town, visit this little museum. They have great exhibits, it's small yet informative, and they have a very knowledgable staff and a terrific little gift shop.

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