Last updated: 3/3/2011
Page, Arizona
Street Address
6 North Lake Powell Boulevard
Page, AZ 86040
Mailing Address
PO Box 547
Page, AZ 86040
phone: 928-645-9496
e-mail: director@powellmuseum.org
web: www.powellmuseum.org
Hours
Summer season
Monday - Saturday9 AM - 5 PM
Off season
Monday - Friday9 AM - 5 PM
Admissions
$5 Adults (13-61)
$3 Seniors (62 and up)
$1 Children (5-12)
Free under 5 and Museum members.
Museum Type(s)
Services
Gift Shop
Staff
Roy Boughton, Executive Director
Kim Kiesling, Curator
Kathy Bishop, Bookstore Manager
Description

The Powell Museum is a non-profit history museum located in Page, Arizona near Lake Powell. The Museum provides free visitor information, and educational outreach programming including exhibits, lectures, and events for young and old alike!

Mission

The mission of the Powell Museum is to collect, preserve and interpret the history of John Wesley Powell, city of Page, and the Colorado Plateau.

History

The Powell Museum was started in 1969 to commemmorate the life and accomplishments of Major John Wesley Powell, who was the first person to navigate and map the Colorado River.

Artifact Collections

The Powell Museum's collections include items relating to the history of the Glen Canyon Dam and city of Page, and cultural, natural and scientific history of the Colorado Plateau region.

  • Research Collections

    Archival collections also relate to the Museum's mission and the history of the Colorado Plateau. Collections are available for research purposes with appointment.

    Educational Programs

    The Museum hosts an Artist of the Month exhibit which highlights local and regional artists working on the Colorado Plateau. The Museum partners with the Page Public Library and the Glen Canyon Natural History Association to bring a monthly lecture series to the community as well as the Powell Symposium. (www.powellsymposium.org) School groups are encouraged to visit the Museum. Please call (928) 645-9496 to make a reservation!

    Governance

    Board of Directors
    Nonprofit 501C3 Organization.

    Library

    Access: General Public

    Appointment required: Yes

    ADA

    Wheelchair Accessible

    Services

    Gift Shop

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