Hoover Dam Museum
1305 Arizona Street
Boulder City, NV 89005
Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10 are – 5 PM
Adults - $2.00
Children (4 - 14) - $1.00
Web site: www.bcmha.org
The Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum tells the storyline of the Boulder Canyon venture since it ended up being skilled because of the people which braved the desolation associated with the Southern Nevada wilderness to create Hoover Dam and Boulder City.
The Museum's three-dimensional, interactive displays and displays explain the fantastic social and financial forces surrounding the 1929 stock exchange Crash and anxiety that drove several thousand unemployed people from their particular homes in to the separation associated with Nevada desert where in fact the Boulder Canyon Project had been mostly of the locations in the us in which males can find work.
Photographs, items, dental records, while the noises of Hoover Dam building ringing off the walls of Black Canyon offer a sense of the complexity, risk, and enormous scale associated with the building task, including an image of ordinary life in an exceptional time and place.
Tune in as they pioneers tell about their everyday lives in Boulder City and down at the Hoover Dam construction website in the desperate years of the early 1930s.
Mothers explain how they arranged families in the sandy wastes along the Colorado River. Dam workmen tell tales associated with risks they encountered creating Hoover Dam, an engineering task unlike any tried before.
Exactly how performed they live? Exactly how did they survive 120-degree temperature during summer and below-freezing conditions into the cold temperatures?