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6 North Lake Powell Blvd.

PO Box 1835

Page, AZ, 86040

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Glen Canyon Conservancy is the official non-profit partner of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

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The John Wesley Powell Museum is a project of

Glen Canyon Conservancy.

GCC supports Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Lake Powell, Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, and Vermilion Cliffs National Monument

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COLLECTIONS & EXHIBITS

Colorado River History

Learn about the life of Major John Wesley Powell and his expeditions down the Colorado River in 1869 and 1871. Also on display are chronicles of more recent Colorado River history, adventures, and tourism.

Construction of Glen Canyon Dam & History of Page, AZ

View photographs of Page’s beginning in the late 1950s and early 1960s and listen to the voices of early residents. From the humble beginnings of a dam-construction site, a town was born. It continues to grow into a thriving multicultural base for visitors and local residents.

Geology and Palentology

Geology and paleontology. Delight in the wonder of the ancient time of dinosaurs in our paleontology and geology displays. Examine specimens that were excavated near Page in the Grand Staircase ~ Escalante National Monument for a 90-million-year-old step back in time! 

Cultural History

See art and artifacts from the time of the Ancestral Puebloans and Hisatsinom through modern-day Native American cultures of the Colorado Plateau. Try your hand at grinding corn with the prehistoric metate (base) and mano (hand-held) stones.