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Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum

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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This museum within a hotel was one of our favorite stops. It was free with a donation box at the end of the exhibits. Even though we went on the Power Plant tour at the Dam, we learned way more at this museum about the...More

Thank Txfamily8
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have you ever been so overwhelmed by a huge museum? I have, I end up rushing through and not learning anything. This quaint place is the perfect size and lots of interesting information. Make a stop!

Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The historic Boulder City Hotel is elegant and well-maintained. Upon entering the lobby, a baby grand piano has a stately presence. The lobby is immaculate. The front desk clerk directed us to go up the stairs and turn left for the art gallery and museum....More

Thank JRinLasVegas
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We did a self guided tour and had a ball. Every display is explained in detail. You will learn something about the dam the workers and their daley life. Fantastic.

Thank charles h
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We did get free admission as guests of the hotel, but i would pay to see this museum. First you see a movie detailing life in Boulder City for workers and their families. Then you go through the museum at your own pace. There are...More

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Reviewed 20 August 2018

We stayed in the hotel housing this museum. Great information on the history of Boulder City and the area.

Thank Valerie R
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Great place to stop by and check it out a little history from the Hoover Dam. Less than ten minutes experience.

Thank cintuchi
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Since I knew little about the history nor construction of the dam, I found this this intimate museum in the Boulder Dam Hotel in Boulder City, NV very interesting. Only spent about half an hour there as it was about to close, but that was...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 6 July 2018

This Museum gives the behind-the-scene tour of the people who worked at the Dam during its construction. It is very interesting and well worth the time. Boulder City is a quaint town where it is easy to imagine life there when the Dam was being...More

Thank jdck
Reviewed 28 June 2018

A good overview of how the masterpiece Dam was build. A good stop prior or after visiting the Dam itself.

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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