News for Page Lake Powell Arizona

John Wesley Powell Museum

John Wesley Powell MuseumThe Powell Museum is a vibrant and growing History Museum and Official Visitor Information Center located in the heart of Page, Arizona.

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928.645.9496

6 N Lake Powell Blvd
Page, AZ 8604

The Museum collects, preserves, and interprets the history of John Wesley Powell, City of Page and the Colorado Plateau and provides area information to visitors, many of whom come from foreign destinations to experience the region’s outstanding natural beauty and outdoor recreation.

Visitor Resources

Thousands of visitors come to the Museum each year to learn about the Page-Lake Powell area, and to book tour reservations. The Museum offers a variety of resources for trip planning, as well as a bookstore full of maps, guides, gifts, and books for all ages! We welcome tour groups and special events. For more visitor information please visit www.visitpagelakepowell.com.

John Wesley Powell

River History Exhibit, John Wesley Powell MuseumThe Museum was established to celebrate the life and achievements of Major John Wesley Powell who was best known for his daring exploratory trips down the Green and Colorado Rivers. Powell is credited with leading the first group of white men through present day Grand Canyon in 1869. The Powell Museum displays a variety of exhibits relating to the Colorado Plateau from Museum archives and collections.

Exhibits

In the exhibits gallery you will find educational interpretive exhibits about:

  • Colorado River history
  • The City of Page and Glen Canyon Dam
  • Geology and paleontology of the area,
  • The rich cultural history
  • Fine art of the Colorado Plateau.

New exhibits are rotated through our changing exhibit area on a regular basis as well as our Artist of the Month display which changes each month.

Glen Canyon Lecture Series

The Weaver's Trail Exhibit at John Wesley Powell MuseumJoin us every month for the Glen Canyon Lecture Series! Lectures are FREE to the public and are held at Carl Hayden Visitor Center at Glen Canyon Dam. The lecture series is hosted through a partnership between the Powell Museum, Page Public Library, and Glen Canyon Natural History Association. Check our website: www.powellmuseum.org for information about upcoming lectures.

We are thrilled to share our love of the Colorado Plateau with you. Stop by and see us next time you’re in the Page-Lake Powell area, and EXPLORE WITH US!

Winter Weather Advisory

Issued:
4:27 AM MST on February 16, 2019
Expires:
11:00 PM MST on February 18, 2019

Flood Warning

Issued:
12:47 PM MST on February 16, 2019
Expires:
6:09 PM MST on February 16, 2019
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Saturday 02/16 0%
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Plenty of sunshine. High 44F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
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Sunday 02/17 40%
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Partly cloudy in the morning followed by periods of snow showers later in the day. High 39F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
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Monday 02/18 50%
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Mainly cloudy with snow showers around in the morning. High 36F. Winds light and variable. Chance of snow 50%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.
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Tuesday 02/19 0%
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Mainly sunny. High 36F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.

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