Yavapai Geology Museum, Grand Canyon National Park

4.3
Science Museum · Hidden Gem · Specialty Museum
Yavapai Geology Museum is known for having one of the most scenic views of the entire canyon in nearly all directions. Housed in a historic building that dates to 1928, the museum offers answers to many questions about the geology of the region, explaining the deposition of the rock layers or the uplift of the Colorado Plateau. To visit Yavapai Geology Museum on your holiday in Grand Canyon National Park, and find out what else Grand Canyon National Park has to offer, use our Grand Canyon National Park.
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  • Although the building is open and the gift shop is open, all of the exhibits are covered in thick black plastic for COVID. No geologic information is able to be seen by visitors.  more »
  • Speaking as a museum professional with a background in geology, I feel I can say authoritatively that the Yavapai museum is a necessary, integral part of your Grand Canyon experience. It's one thing.....  more »

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