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Grand Canyon 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.

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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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