John Wesley Powell River Museum John Wesley Powell aboard a river boat.
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Located on the bank of the Green River in Green River, Utah, the John Wesley Powell River History Museum explores the history and cultural importance that the Green River plays in Utah's growth and expansion. The museum boasts exhibits detailing the life of John Wesley Powell and the history of the Colorado Plateau. In addition, the museum has a life-size boat room, a dinosaur exhibit, and an art gallery featuring art from all over the state.

This is a perfect place to visit on days when the weather doesn't allow for outdoor adventures or for those who wish to understand a little more about the importance the Green River played in the development of Utah culture.