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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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Take me back in time...

The Powell Museum celebrates the singular achievements of Major Powell in art, artifacts and more...and places his signature acheivement in the pantheon of the American westward... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Prescott
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Bay Area, California
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

You'll learn a lot about the development of the lake and dam. Small gift shop with fine art and Native American art and jewelry.

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Prescott
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The Powell Museum celebrates the singular achievements of Major Powell in art, artifacts and more...and places his signature acheivement in the pantheon of the American westward expansion. Considerable attention to the monumental engineering feat of subduing the Colorado River behind the Glen Canyon Dam. A GREAT collection of local-regional artwork, and a TERRIFIC regional bookstore. I never not go, as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is a very small museum, but a great place to get out of the sun and read some interesting history. Some dinosaur artifacts and history as well as history of john wesley powell.

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Camarillo, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Powell was an adventuresome explorer. That sounds trite but it is true. The museum is a nice tribute to the explorer of the Southwest and the Colorado River.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Staff was super and very helpful about the area. The museum was concise and informative. Well worth the stop to learn about John Wesley Powell.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

So, so as museums go. You could miss this one and not have missed much. The volunteers present on the day we went were verbose in their discussion of scheduling and management of the museum. Not terribly profesional.

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Tempe, Arizona
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Lots of info in a small but somewhat dated museum. If you are curious about the first white men who explored the river and those who followed, don't miss it. On the low tech side, but you can tell it is very sincere in explaining the history of the area and the town and dam. Inexpensive

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Like the organization and flow of museum. Some displays are still in various stages of completion. Friendly and helpful staff. Very reasonable entrance fees.

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Califon, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

real small museum, but a lot of information and a few hands on exhibits. Staff was really knowledgeable and super friendly

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Box Elder, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

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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Additional Information about John Wesley Powell Museum

Address: Address: 6 North Lake Powell Blvd., P.O. Box 547, Page, AZ 86040
Phone Number: 888-597-6873, 928-645-9496
Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Page
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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