Winged Figures of the Republic Statues, Boulder City

#13 of 40 in Things to do in Boulder City
Monument · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Installed on the Nevada side of Hoover Dam, Winged Figures of the Republic Statues symbolize the growth of a nation, the strength of community and mankind. Guarding the entrance to the dam, the two angel-like sentries are the work of Oskar J.W. Hansen, a Norwegian immigrant and former marine. This example of an Art Deco monument consists of two huge single-cast bronze figures, each 9 m (30 ft) high, and a 43 m (142 ft) tall flagpole between them. Notice a celestial map with a star chart on the terrazzo floor and five bas-reliefs on the elevator tower, depicting benefits of the dam. Before you head to Boulder City, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Boulder City trip planning app, to make sure you see all that Boulder City has to offer, including Winged Figures of the Republic Statues.
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  • Beautiful and majestic. An neat and unexpected part of the Hoover Dam experience. The statues are part of a bigger commemorative monument, and a recorded “guide” provides the backstory.  more »
  • These are cool art deco statues. If you see the dam without a tour this is a good spot to read about how it was all built. You can take some good pictures too. Overall this is just another part of....  more »
  • Nice place to bring the family if you're in area. The tour fees are up to $30
  • Very impressive. Liked the recording.

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