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    John Wesley Powell
    River History Museum

    Located on the banks of the Green River in Green River, Utah.

    Relive the exciting journey of this early explorer. Artifacts, models, and working displays, plus full size replicas of actual boats used, give an appreciation of the rigors of life on the river. Also, displays of pre-history, a large auditorium, gallery room and river runner “Hall of Fame.” The gift shop has wide variety with the Colorado Plateau in mind.

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  • Dinosaurs

    Utahceratops lived during the Late Cretaceous period in what is now Utah. Its fossils were recovered from the Kaiparowits Formation in 2010. It is estimated to have measured on average 6.5 feet in height, 20 to 23 feet in length, and between three and four metric tons in weight.

Job Announcement – weekend custodian
May 23rd, 2014 Posted by: Tim Glenn Posted in: Events

The John Wesley Powell River History Museum is hiring a part-time custodian to maintain the facilities in the museum during

2014 Canyon River Runner’s Art Show
May 5th, 2014 Posted by: Tim Glenn Posted in: Events

 Call for Entries: May 22 -May 28th 8am-7pm Theme: Original paintings, all media and sculptures of river runners, landscapes, wildlife

Museum Hours
December 21st, 2013 Posted by: admin Posted in: Events

Summer (April 1 – Oct 31): 8am – 7pmWinter (Nov 1 – March 31): 8am – 4pm To make an