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Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum

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Address: 1305 Arizona St, Boulder City, NV 89005-2613
Phone Number: +1 702-294-1988
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The Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum is located in historic downtown Boulder...

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.

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An Informative Local Museum

The Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum tells the story of the Boulder Canyon Project as it was experienced by the men and women who braved the desolation of the Nevada desert to build... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum tells the story of the Boulder Canyon Project as it was experienced by the men and women who braved the desolation of the Nevada desert to build Hoover Dam and Boulder City. The museum is small but is full of exhibits and artifacts that tells a pretty thorough story. The museum is self-guided and only... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a classic hotel and small (but only $2 admission), plan on an hour with the movie. Good overview.

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Thank Steveuj
Caledonia, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arrived too late to do both the movie and tour the museum, and since we were taking a tour of the dam the next day the docent suggested skipping the museum movie. Glad we did. The museum has a nice collection of artifacts and provides a good look at the life of the people who built the dam and... More 

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Annan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Booked our trip with viator in the U.K. And it all went without a hitch. Got picked up at our hotel by Big Horn tours in a Hummer covered in Stars and Stripes! Our driver Scott was great and certainly kept the conversation going. We went through Boulder City on our 1hr journey from the Excalibur to the Dam, although... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

When your in the area, this is a must stop. History buff or nor, this is absolutely worth the trip.Watch the movie, then look at the TWO wonders that were created. One with primitive equipment and one with modern stuff. AMAZING

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Lake Villa, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Last time we went to the Hoover Dam, we just wandered around. This time we took the Power Plant tour and it was great. Lots of interesting facts. Visitor's Center has the complete story of the dam from start to finish. Recommended!

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Thank Tami W
San Juan Capistrano, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Wonderful museum and they have fixed up the 80 year old hotel like it was new .. and the restaurant was great.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The museum is small and targeted on the construction of Hoover Dam and town life at that time. But its wonderfully interactive and I think probably good for children. They give you a slip of paper with questions on it asking about the exhibits and there are a lot of interactive parts and places to stamp the slip with a... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Interesting museum which we visited before going to the Hoover Dam. Set inside the Boulder Dam Hotel, a lovely period building.

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Enjoyed the exhibits. It was an interesting look at the people who built the dam and what the workers endured.

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