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Grand Canyon National Park Sights

Kolb Studio

  • Historic District/Site

Updated 04/25/2014

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Built over several years beginning in 1904 by the Kolb brothers as a photographic workshop and residence, this building provides a view of Indian Garden, where, in the days before a pipeline was installed, Emery Kolb descended 3,000 feet each day to get the water he needed to develop his prints. Kolb was doing something right; he operated the studio until he died in 1976 at age 95. The gallery here has changing exhibitions of paintings, photography, and crafts. There's also a small Grand Canyon Association store here. During the winter months, a ranger-led tour of the studio illustrates the role the Kolb brothers had on the development of the Grand Canyon. Call ahead to sign up for the tour.

Sight Information


Grand Canyon Village near Bright Angel Lodge, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona, 86023, United States



Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Apr.–mid-Oct., daily 8–7; mid-Oct.–Apr., daily 8–6

Updated 04/25/2014


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