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Address: 6 North Lake Powell Blvd., Page, AZ 86040
Phone Number: 888-597-6873, 928-645-9496
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Interesting stop on the way to national parks

It was a nice and short stop for us in Green River. We learned much about John Wesley Powell's expeditions and the development of the region. The story was quite different from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 13, 2015
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Murray, Utah
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Murray, Utah
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175 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

It was a nice and short stop for us in Green River. We learned much about John Wesley Powell's expeditions and the development of the region. The story was quite different from that of the East Coast. We were the only group while we were there. We paid the full price for the admission fee and only stayed for about... More 

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California
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We did not go into the museum part but the staff at the tourist information counter was very helpful and gave us a lot of great information about sites to visit. This made it possible for us to do additional sightseeing on a limited time.

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ATLANTA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Nice exhibit about the Grand Canyon and especially the history of rafting companies. Some fossils, some local history, often an art exhibit with pieces for purchase.

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Honolulu
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

My boyfriend and I recently stopped at the John Wesley Powell Museum last month while visiting Page. We were trying to visit Lower Antelope Canyon but had to wait because they were still cleaning it out due to the flash floods a few days prior. Stopping here was not planned, but we needed somewhere to go to help kill the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

We found the museum very informative. The history of the area, the dinosaur history and the art exhibition that was on when we were there was all very interesting to us.

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We have found recently in our travels that stopping at the visitor centers is most helpful. So we got up early made it to the museum/visitor center. Bill was behind the desk, he graciously told us where to go gave us a map on how to get there and before we left on our way he handed us the geo... More 

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Watsonville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The first time I came here was back in 1997 when I was totally clueless as to where to go. I came back today to see the museum which was pretty nice to view. The place has a nice gift shop. From what I have overheard, the two people are knowledgeable and very patient especially with the foreign tourists. Need... More 

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Newport
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

The museum is small, but the exhibits are nice and the staff friendly. We were mainly looking for landscape art and they were nearly the only place that we found any. We did buy 2 reproduction pieces.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

I am a history buff and have always respected John Wesley Powell and his exploration of the Colorado. One of my favorite books at home is a book of his daily travels so going to this museum was a highlight of my trip.

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Minneapolis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We were in town for a raft trip, so a visit here made sense. The museum is not huge, you can see the whole thing in less than an hour. It's very interesting, has some great history regarding Powell. Gift shop is also nice.

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