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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 #9 of 13 Attractions in Page
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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Tullahoma, TN
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64 reviews 64 reviews
13 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Citrus Heights, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My sis and I went through this museum and spent easily an hr in there. There were very informative article and photos. If your in to reading about the area in which you are in down there, visit here. the ladies who work in there are very informative too. Small fee to walk thru...

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Clifton Park, New York
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204 reviews 204 reviews
61 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 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
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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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
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
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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