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John Wesley Powell Museum

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Address: 6 North Lake Powell Blvd., Page, AZ 86040
Phone Number: +1 888-597-6873
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00

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Nice Hometown feel

We were having some repair work done at the garage of one of the ladies at the museum's husbands. while we waited we check out the museum. Well worth going. The garage is great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2016
Robert F
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Brooks, Alberta, Canada
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Albany, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We happened to go there to get visitor information for Page, and spent the last hour it was open to view its exhibit. Being the last hour, it was free but the entrance fee is very reasonable.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning photos, paintings, exhibits and murals. The service counter offers a plethora of valuable ideas for adventure tours in the local area. there is sooo much to do and see in and around Page, Arizona. Make this your first stop for vacation fun in the sun. A very competent and friendly staff, clean restrooms and a gift shop. You... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky to get in free on our visit. It would be nice if it was free for all because it's a modest museum, but still enjoyable to learn about JWP.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The history in this small museum is good...setting the context for the area's exploration history. But the description of the uplift of the Colorado Plateau and how the canyons in the area came to be is probably one of the best, most descriptive, most easily understandable such I have seen. Well worth the very modest entrance fee.

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Salado, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great little museum and worth a visit! It's not big but have great info and displays on JWP and his exploration of the Colorado! A story that is fascinating for sure and a must if you visit this area! Don't miss it! Karen from Texas

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Brooks, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were having some repair work done at the garage of one of the ladies at the museum's husbands. while we waited we check out the museum. Well worth going. The garage is great too.

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Thank Robert F
Alexandria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

My Road Scholar tour of Utah national parks stopped at this small museum. We've all heard about the Lewis and Clark expedition. This museum tells the story of the expedition led by John Wesley Powell to explore the last "dark spot" on the map of the United States -- down the Green and Colorado Rivers. The highlight is a film... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

It is a nice museum with good displays and a very good video of the explores adventure down the canyon. It is a quick stop or a relaxing one which ever you want. A good resturant is right across the street. Kids often don't study adventurers like Powell and why not teach them to dream. This is the stop.

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Pleasant Valley, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This is the second time I have been here. It's a good place to visit. Doesn't take much time because it's small. But it is interesting. I found out the second time that they offer tours also. Didn't check their prices though.

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fort lee , new jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

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.

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