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Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum

1305 Arizona St, Boulder City, NV 89005-2613
+1 702-294-1988
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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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1305 Arizona St, Boulder City, NV 89005-2613
+1 702-294-1988
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Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

This little museum is located inside The Boulder Dam Hotel. Admission is only $2 and is free if you stay in the hotel! Even though it's not very big, it's so well done. They have scenes set and some rooms that make you feel you...More

1  Thank bizElady
Reviewed 8 November 2015

Want to know more about hydro power? This is the place to visit. Great for families / couples / any age. Worth doing one of the tours to get underground in the lift, and see some of the tunnels / turbines in action. Amazing facility,...More

Thank a_suthers
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

This was part of our Hoover Dam tour that picked us up at our strip hotel ... This was a stop on way back and I think it should be on the way to the Dam instead but anyways .... Lots of Dam information and...More

Thank TD40
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Nice road trip from Vegas! 45 minutes away from the strip! Nice views on your way there! Checkpoint 10 min before the dam! We didn't took the tour ! You can walk the whole Dam without paying! Free parking passing the Dam! If you want...More

Thank Tannya_marie
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This is a restored hotel from the era of the dam construction, with updating where necessary to make it a comfortable place to stay. The vintage look has been retained where possible. You still use keys here. There is a chime system, roof-mounted, that chimes...More

1  Thank patroo
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Taking a few minutes to study the many photographs that depict the harsh conditions experienced by the thousands of men drafted in to complete this immense project gives you a greater 'sense' of the actual dam when you visit it ( and you must) We...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We visited this museum while staying at the delightful Boulder Dam Hotel where it is housed. Admission is included for hotel guests are available for a small charge to others. Displays focus on construction of the bridge and the lives of the thousands who contributed...More

Thank Northcoast_Flyer
Reviewed 20 October 2015

If they had built the Hoover dam last year you would be impressed but the fact that they built it in the 1930's makes it even more spectacular. The museum answers all the questions about how they managed to build such a great landmark so...More

Thank Miles7000
Reviewed 15 October 2015

As we were guests it was free, however I think it's only a few dollars to visit. Lots of history of how the dam was built.

Thank Lita H
Reviewed 10 October 2015

It started out as a walking passport for my mother-in-law, and turned into a history lesson for me. If you want to learn about the dam before you go to the dam, this is a great start.

Thank GM1Ret
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