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Powell Museum

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Charming

A lovely local museum with great friendly staff. It is small, but packed with local history... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Horse91dancer
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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A small, simple museum, but worth a stop

The gift shop is arguably more interesting than the museum displays themselves! We found the... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
703maryt
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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6 North Lake Powell Blvd., Page, AZ 86040
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Had some extra time while waiting for a slot canyon tour so decided to visit this museum. It was VERY informative and interesting! Maps, dioramas, photos, and historical info on the early Lake Powell explorers, including John Wesley Powell who was quite the adventurer and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bob S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely local museum with great friendly staff. It is small, but packed with local history. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Horse91dancer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were very pleasantly surpised with our visit! We received very detailed maps with a lot of advises and comments from very knowledgeable and friendly employees. We returned with few questions about local area and got a free museum tour with a lot of interesting...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank onova2014
Reviewed 26 October 2018

The Powell Museum in Page, Arizona, commemorates the life and accomplishments of John Wesley Powell, offers a variety of exhibits on the history and culture of the Colorado Plateau, relating to the history of Page, Glen Canyon Dam, the Colorado River, pioneer history and Native...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

The gift shop is arguably more interesting than the museum displays themselves! We found the cultural displays more interesting than the historical ones. There is a case with beautiful native silver and turquoise jewelry, some of which is available for purchase.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 703maryt
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Our Road Scholars' tour took us to the Powell Museum while we were on a road trip to visit 5 National Parks in Utah. It was very interesting to take our time to see some history of the west and the Colorado River. The exhibits...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank westlakers
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Excellent condensed presentations of geology, dinosaurs, exploration and more. Every member of your group should find at least one area of interest. One room is set up like an old trading post, with opportunities to buy some of the items on display.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Westback
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is a small museum but has a lot of neat history here to read about. It doesn't take long to go through the whole thing, maybe an hour tops. Did this on a rainy day when we couldn't go hiking.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank tntaj
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We had a little while to kill before heading to our Antelope Canyon tour and noticed all the cars in the parking lot to the museum. At first we thought it was just parking to walk across the bridge above the dam and the river...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MiddleAgedMarriedMan
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed this small museum- it is just the right size. We were able to see very nice exhibits without killing a day. The ladies running it are some of the nicest people you will ever meet.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jwvv
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