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John Wesley Powell Museum

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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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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Small and interesting

This is a small yet interesting museum and tourist info operation all in one. The history of the exploration of the Colorado River system by John Wesley Powell is well presented... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2016
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fort lee , new jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Disappointed. Very little about him. Only good for visitors who know zero about him. I wanted to see some artifacts from his historic river trip but there were none. Too much about dinosaurs or others on the river.

Thank lfbmonkey
Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Charming intimate museum. with a 'homemade' feel, on the epic voyage of John Wesley Powell down the canyon. How they keep it going with the modest $3 admission fee is a mystery.

Thank RioMountainMike
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not worth the $3 fee to get in to see. Only a couple of rooms. The building does house a visitors center that does have some free brochures that are informative about Utah, Arizona and New Mexico national parks and monuments that are worth picking up.

Thank Karen G
Tempe, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The John Wesley Powell Museum didn't impress me that much. Not bad, but not fantastic either. The visitor information inside was average. Not enough people for too many visitors.

Thank Here_we_are2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

I went there on Sunday and it was closed so I took a picture of the dinosaur trail outside the museum and the boat what John Wesley Powell used to explore the river.

Thank Abul3eff
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152 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a small yet interesting museum and tourist info operation all in one. The history of the exploration of the Colorado River system by John Wesley Powell is well presented and informative. There is also a small gift shop in the building and they have the best prices around for bottled water if you need any.

Thank BernieandJune
Wadsworth, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We stopped for travel advice and everyone was very helpful. Nice store too with good prices. They had native Americans there later selling their wares .

Thank Lois L
Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The staff are very friendly and have lots of information. They can also book tours for you if you need that service. The museum is small but has very diverse exhibits. Gives you a lot of information on the history of the area all around you.

Thank swmom
Hollywood, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Cool history museum Indian artifacts local artists. Great gift shop for kids and jewelry. In the middle of page Arizona

Thank Odalys D
Placerville, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Good place to drop by if your in the area. Basic introduction to Jhon Powell plus some info on the founding of Pageand the building of the dam.

Thank ssg2020

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