We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum

1305 Arizona St, Boulder City, NV 89005-2613
+1 702-294-1988
Website
Share
Save
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Opens in 1 min
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION
1305 Arizona St, Boulder City, NV 89005-2613
CONTACT
Website
+1 702-294-1988
Write a ReviewReviews (316)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"scavenger hunt"
in 7 reviews
"minute film"
in 3 reviews
"a small gift shop"
in 3 reviews
"interactive exhibits"
in 4 reviews
"lots of history"
in 4 reviews
"free entry"
in 3 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 3 reviews
"visitor center"
in 5 reviews
"las vegas"
in 7 reviews
"depression"
in 4 reviews
"engineering"
in 11 reviews
"admission"
in 11 reviews
"overview"
in 4 reviews
"bridge"
in 12 reviews
"stamp"
in 5 reviews
"statues"
in 4 reviews
"movie"
in 12 reviews
Filter

81 - 90 of 287 reviews

Reviewed June 20, 2016

Tucked away in the beautiful Boulder Dam hotel, the museum is a goldmine of information about the history of the Hoover Dam. It starts with a short film about the amazing feat of building the dam, and then takes you through so many artifacts and...More

Thank LadyHighbury
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We took a peek- were not going to do it- decided to walk through-was very informational. Worth the stop before seeing the Dam.

Thank kwong95
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed June 3, 2016

A great museum located in the Boulder Dam Hotel and free to guests of the hotel. It was a great museum and the short film at the end ties it all together. It is a great place to take children. They even have a scavenger...More

Thank Cheryl H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed May 22, 2016

Well worth the money - very educational. The tour is very well done - the guide's do a fantastic job. The views of the Dam are breathtaking!

Thank Brenda A
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

After the full tour of the dam, I have to admit this was a bit of a let down. In its day, it was probably impressive. But today, with Google Earth and all, to look at a clay model, while listening to a 60's style...More

1  Thank karendawn99
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed May 3, 2016

On your way to the dam, stop in a spend an hour finding out the fascinating history or Boulder City - very worthwhile.

1  Thank ecallaghan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed April 26, 2016

We have jut returned from a holiday in Las Vegas. The Hoover Dam was on our must do list, and we were not disappointed. It is the most amazing construction. But the Icing on the cake was the wonderful little museum, what a gem. If...More

1  Thank C4568WWaw
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

We have driven across the damn and got out of our car to see what we could but this was the first time we paid the $10 to park and take the tour of the dam. We chose the $15 power plant tour and felt...More

1  Thank Mike T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

The Hoover Dam Museum in Boulder City is a great way to stretch your legs and learn about the area. It's only $2! The museum opens at 10am and visitors start their tour with a 20-minute video sharing why and how the dam was created....More

2  Thank DeeDub760
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed April 15, 2016

Interactive displays are imaginative and informative - you can really get the idea of the hardships the men building the dam endured. More than that the lives of the wives and children are also shown - hardy stock for sure!

1  Thank Cathy K
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 hotels in Boulder City
Boulder Dam Hotel
603 reviews
.04 km away
El Rancho Boulder Motel
168 reviews
.41 km away
Best Western Hoover Dam Hotel
194 reviews
.45 km away
Desert Inn of Boulder City
5 reviews
.54 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Coffee Cup
704 reviews
.12 km away
Southwest Diner
1,039 reviews
.48 km away
Boulder Dam Hotel Restaurant
167 reviews
.06 km away
The Dillinger
390 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Alan Bible Visitor Center, Lake Mead NRA
14 reviews
.21 km away
Sherman's House of Antiques
15 reviews
.12 km away
Boulder City Art Guild
11 reviews
.02 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Hayley1607
November 12, 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Karen A | Reviewed this property |
The Boulder Dam Hotel in Boulder City has a great little Hoover Dam Museum. If you are looking for a place to stay, I highly recommend this historic hotel and then the admission to the museum is free. It is small but there... More
1
Vote
;