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Address: 6 North Lake Powell Blvd., P.O. Box 547, Page, AZ 86040
Phone Number: 888-597-6873, 928-645-9496
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Very interesting museum with a history of John Wesley Powell.

We were amazed at the contribution John Wesley Powell made to the scientific exploration of the south west especially Grand Canyon. Truly a fearless explorer.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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Fortuna, California
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Box Elder, South Dakota
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164 reviews 164 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is a very small museum although they have quite a bit on display. Friendly staff, $2 entrance fee for seniors. We've seen other displays of John Wesley Powell contributions to the Canyon history that we thought were better but this one is ok. One time is enough.

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Fortuna, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We were amazed at the contribution John Wesley Powell made to the scientific exploration of the south west especially Grand Canyon. Truly a fearless explorer.

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Moose Jaw, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

A great museum to explore local history and find out more about the development of Page as a town. Friendly staff at the front counter was helpful in making decisions on what to explore in the area.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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170 reviews 170 reviews
29 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Came here for a quick visit to check out the museum and the visitors center. My wife wanted to check out the dinosaur section since she is obsessed with dinosaurs. The place was nice and had a lot of information. Most of the museum was telling the story of John Powell, as expected. It is a self tour museum and... More 

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Page, Arizona
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Oh the Books, Photos, Rugs, Jewelry, Baskets, and the history is stunning. Now here is a place you don't want to miss for both children and adults.

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Sacramento, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Great displays of art work, great history of Page and Lake Powell area. Staff is very helpful and insightful. Very friendly and willing to share stories as well as give history and answer questions.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

liked everything about it. it is a neat place to walk around including gwalking over the dam bridge, very informative and fun.

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Tullahoma, TN
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64 reviews 64 reviews
13 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

It's a small museum but has a lot of photos and history, plus a nice little gift shop. It is also a visitor center, so you can get info about tours and things to see in the area. The museum itself is quite interesting. Learned lots about John Powell and the area. Worth the stop.

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Perth,Western Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

It was not obvious that this little museum is also a visitor centre (which we discovered by chance) and we were very thankful for. The ladies that run this centre are so helpful,knowledgable and enthusiastic not only about tourist opportunities in and around Page, but also for a much wider area. They really helped us to plan and to maximise... More 

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Tucson AZ
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Not to be missed - a small museum with a huge chunk of history, namely adventures down the Colorado River. Tribute is paid to John Wesley Powell, one of my most admired explorers. In addition, the museum has an extensive collection of Navajo weaving, bones, rocks, and artifacts. Gifts. Knowledgeable staff. Super clean rest room.

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