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Kolb Studio

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped here before a short hike on the Bright Angel Trail. The gallery is worth at least 30-40 minutes and that staff are delightful to talk to. I got my National park passport book here and they explained it all to me. The building (formerly...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was built by the Kolb brothers back in the day. It houses a museum which tells the story of how they photographed mule tours.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The story of The Kolb Brothers highlights this memorable stop. Situated off of the beaten path, this is worth very step to get here. Take your time and enjoy this incredible building, it is a highlight of your Grand Canyon Visit.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Fascinating walk-through telling the story of two incredible men who shaped the canyon's history. It is a bit off the beaten track, but well worth the detour. Wish we could have spent longer there, and will when we go back. See the Ranger "History Talk"...More

Thank Amy H
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I watched the Burns documentary a few years ago and I loved learning about the Kolb brothers photography and how their work impacted to the growth of the GC. I loved seeing their old movie down the Colorado river as well as the photos as...More

Thank Sara_sakflva
Reviewed July 12, 2018

The Kolb Studio reflects on the lives of the two Kolb brothers, who operated a photography studio from the Grand Canyon in the early 1900s. Not much was open in July 2018, as they had closed down a section of the studio for renovations...it was...More

Thank vickitoria
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Worth a look....story about the Kolb Brothers who lived in grand canyon. Grand Canyon is not just about the Big Hope In The Ground.

Thank KarenM5665
Reviewed June 29, 2018

I have been to the canyon for many years, but this was the first time I ever got to see the Kolb Studio and we were lucky enough to be part of a tour of the residence below the gift shop. The gift shop is...More

Thank Brandon K
Reviewed June 20, 2018

I enjoyed this visit as gave a good history into the 2 Kolb men and their photography, it must have been very hard as their equipment was heavy and bulky and the places they visited were very difficult to get to, as a photographer I...More

Thank terry l
Reviewed June 20, 2018

Stopped here while walking the Rim Trail and was surprised at how much history was here. I really enjoyed myself here. Nice little gift area and a couple good overlook windows!

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