Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum

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The Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, the Boulder Dam Hotel, and Explore Boulder City are owned and operated by the Boulder City Museum and Historical Association, a 501 (c)(3) corporation.

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The Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum tells the story of the men and women who braved the desolation of the southern Nevada desert to build Hoover Dam and settle Boulder City.  Their's is a story of American ambition, vision and grit.  Built during the Great Depression and as the Dust Bowl ravaged the American heartland, the engineering and construction marvel that is Hoover Dam also served as a beacon of hope -- signaling a brighter future.


Every Day

7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Monday through Sunday

8:00 am to 3:00 pm

Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas



1305 Arizona Street

Boulder City, NV 89005

 Inside the historic Boulder Dam Hotel 


(702) 294-1988

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Home, Sandy Home

Six Companies built rows of cheap homes for its workers. It took two men about twelve hours to erect each house, foundation to roof. In about six months, they built 658 of what the carpenters called “dingbat” houses. They were all virtually identical. Six Companies put the cost at approximately $725 to build each house. Carpenters said it was more like $140 each.