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Address: Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109
Phone Number: 702-293-8321
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
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Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in...

Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between Arizona and Nevada. Hoover Dam impounds Lake Mead, and is located near Boulder City, Nevada. Paid parking, visitor center and guided tours.

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Had a wonderful time wondering around the dam. The visitors center is well done, and the tour is nice.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a wonderful time wondering around the dam. The visitors center is well done, and the tour is nice.

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Burton on Trent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is huge! An amazing piece of engineering which is beautiful and functional. There is a foot bridge where you can walk along and get an amazing view. You can also drive over the damn wall. Very glad we did it.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Hoover Dam is an icon in the U.S. They build this in about 4 years during the Depression. It is still amazing today.

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South West England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are in the area you need to go and see this wonder of engineering. Go on the tour inside the power plant and see how this Dam has helped server the West Coast of the USA with both Water & power for over 80 years

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First time visiting the Hoover Dam. My recommendation is if you are visiting from you hotel on the Las Vegas strip is to leave your hotel by 7:30 a.m., drive to Boulder City NV and eat breakfast at the Coffee Cup (great food) then drive to the dam. Stop and see the bridge over the dam first and then go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

No other way can describe this visit but breathtaking! This is one of the most relaxing, educational, and most beautiful places that one can visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

we only had 15 minutes at the Dam as we had to get the hire car back to Las Vegas airport. But we just could not with out seeing the great Hoover dam. I never realised just how big it was. I've seen it in pictures and on TV but that's nothing compared to seeing it in real life. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped by on our way from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon. It was very hot in September. We were very much impressed! :-)

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You simply cannot help but be awed by this mammoth of modern engineering. I wouldn't doubt that beavers from all over the world come here as their once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage to see what they've inspired. I wanted to take the Dam Tour, but it wasn't being offered on the day I went. This would explain why you cannot pay for the... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was amazing to see and the placards explaining the building of the dam and the people involved added such a human aspect to this massive concrete structure and made it real. We did not pay for the tour but just walking over it was enough.

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