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Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center

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Published 04/05/2016

Fodor's Review

Colorful displays about the dam, a 13-minute film on the site's geology and the dam's construction, and information about the 30-minute laser light show (held nightly from Memorial Day weekend through September) are here. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, which oversees operation and maintenance of the dam, conducts tours year-round, weather and maintenance schedules permitting. You can also pick up a self-guided historical walking tour that will take you from the visitors center through the old part of town, across the bridge, and into the old engineers' town.

Sight Information


Hwy. 155, south of Coulee Dam, Coulee Dam, Washington, 99116, United States



Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Late May–July, daily 8:30 am–11 pm; Aug., daily 8:30 am–10:30 pm; Sept., daily 8:30 am–9:30 pm; Oct.–late May, 9–5

Published 04/05/2016


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