What can I see and do at Powell Memorial Museum?
- John Wesley Powell’s Boat: See an accurate replica of John Wesley Powell’s boat that he used to explore the Colorado River in 1869. When he took this boat down the river, it was uncharted territory.
- Exhibits: When you tour the museum, view photos, sketches and other memorabilia of the epic voyage undertaken by Powell. You’ll also see collections of pioneer and Native American artifacts as well as exhibits of the geology of the Grand Canyon.
- Films: Take some time to watch some films covering many subjects, from information about Lake Powell to the Glen Canyon Dam construction. These films are free upon request.
Where is Powell Memorial Museum?
John Wesley Powell Museum is located in Page, Arizona on the corner of North Navajo Drive and North Lake Powell Blvd. The address is 6 North Lake Powell Blvd. To get there from Grand Canyon’s South Rim, travel on Highway 64 to US Highway 89 north. When you get into town, turn right on North Lake Powell Blvd. and the museum will be on the left.
When is Powell Memorial Museum open?
John Wesley Powell Memorial Museum is open the year round. Hours are from 10 am to 3 pm, open daily.
How much does Powell Memorial Museum cost?
Entrance fees are free to all but donations are appreciated.
Who can I call if I have more questions?
You can call the museum at (928) 645-9496 or the toll free number (888) 597-6873.