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Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum

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Address: 1305 Arizona St, Boulder City, NV 89005-2613
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10:00 - 16:00
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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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Good Intro to the Dam

A must see to get the bigger picture on the construction of the Hoover Dam. Good place to start before heading to the attraction

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Fort McMurray
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must see to get the bigger picture on the construction of the Hoover Dam. Good place to start before heading to the attraction

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed the museum and the film they show about the making of the Boulder Dam. The artifacts were displayed in an interesting way with interactive exhibits. The docent was very kind and she pointed out some less obvious pieces.

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Banning, Ca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this by Accident when having lunch in Boulder City. Not advertised, but found Statues with information on how to get information and a website to view the various stops, with a map. Use you cellphone to follow this trail Many statues are only given names and some have a detailed description of the statue. Interesting bit of Boulder City... More 

Thank Perkadventures
Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well organized - informative - great video and pictures. Almost too much to absorb in one visit. Bes ure to take the dam tour also!

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Boulder City, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I typically don't like spending valuable touring/shopping time in museums but this was the exception. There is lots of history here so plan on minimum of at least an hour. Staff is not only knowledgable and friendly but willing to answer any question. If you go here FIRST before town and Hoover Dam history will fall into place and will... More 

Thank MrsLKF
Livonia, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We stopped here as part of our tour of the Hoover Dam, Great place that tells the storied history of the area. Very informative !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

right from the start going through boulder up to the dam area in the museum the build up is great, lots of info from various people on hand. a must see while on holiday near there, but some travel from 100`s miles away. you just need more time to take everything in.

Thank jon l
Norfolk, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

A great introduction to both the Hoover Dam construction and the human side of life in Boulder City during construction. Glad we visited here before our tour of the dam.

Thank Barbara B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

very cool museum & hotel lots of history which wife & i love walking the boulder district is cool must do it @least once

Thank Mikemhs
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 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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