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“An Excellent Museum!”

Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum
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Owner description: The Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum is located in historic downtown Boulder City, inside the Boulder Dam Hotel. The Museum can be accessed on the first floor of the Hotel.
Long Island, NY
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246 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
“An Excellent Museum!”
Reviewed June 23, 2014

The Boulder Dam Historical Museum provides fascinating personal insights and historical facts on the concept, construction and completion of the Boulder Dam. The museum is housed in The Boulder City Hotel building, and admission is free for hotel guests.

The museum is well-maintained and the exhibits are extraordinary in design. There are quite a number of interactive displays suitable for entertaining children while also intriguing adults.

This is a family-friendly museum. If the dam history is of interest to you, allow for a 2-hour visit.

Visited June 2014
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Talkeetna, Alaska
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
“Sweet little museum”
Reviewed May 11, 2014

In the back of the historic hotel is a sweet little museum, with many hands-on exhibits. A great visit back in time to get a real feel for the workers building the Hoover Dam, and many exhibits about what life was like for the women and children living on site. Take 1/2 hour break from all the big tourist attractions and visit this sweet little museum!

Visited April 2014
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Anglesey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Well worth a stopover”
Reviewed May 10, 2014

Boulder City is a lovely place to visit after the lights of Las Vegas. Lots of interesting shops, including a fantastic antique shop. Lots good restaurants and very friendly pub called The Dillingers. Most buildings are single storey, Spanish style, easy drive from Las Vegas and to Hoover Dam. Has heritage hotel which we shall definitely stay in next time we are in the area. Also good views of Lake Mead from outskirts of town.

Visited April 2014
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Fort Worth, Texas
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“AMAZING STRUCTURE!!”
Reviewed May 9, 2014

We drove around it and took some pictures,,,its very interesting to read about how it was built and the memorial they have there to honor the ones who lost their lives while building it was nice!

Visited May 2014
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Bentley, Canada
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“Amazing!”
Reviewed February 27, 2014

So much info and so much to see. It was very educational. Our Guide was very funny. He was the "Dam" Tour Guide. Dam jokes never get old.

Next time we are in Las Vegas - will stop by again.

Visited February 2014
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