Green River history
The John Wesley Powell Museum is headquartered in the city of Green River
With the emphasis on the Green River, its tributaries and the history of its exploration, the facility offers one of the best ways to understand the geology and geography of the Colorado Plateau.
There are displays of early river craft, excerpts from journals of early explorers and an excellent video presentation.
The gift shop at the museum in Green River city houses one of the better selections of guide books and regional histories currently available.
From April 1 through Oct. 31, the facility in Green River is open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., excluding Sunday.
From Nov. 1 through March 21, the museum's hours switch to 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
For additional information, interested parties may contact the John Wesley Powell Museum at 435-564-3526.