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The Anasazi Heritage Center

27501 Highway 184, Dolores, CO 81323-9217
+1 970-882-5600
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A must visit.

This is the most beautiful place to see the complete story of the Anasazi. The most complete... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Phyllis P
Excellent museum

Very nice collection and displays, well explained and interesting. Helped me understand local... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
MikePPittsburgh
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Southwest Colorado's premier archaeological museum, featuring the Ancestral Puebloans (Anasazi) and other Native American cultures, including two archaeological sites and a research collection of over 3 million artifacts.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“mesa verde” (42 reviews)
“four corners” (17 reviews)
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LOCATION
27501 Highway 184, Dolores, CO 81323-9217
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+1 970-882-5600
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"mesa verde"
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"four corners"
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"ancestral pueblo"
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"excellent museum"
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"visitor center"
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"interactive exhibits"
in 10 reviews
"native peoples"
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"hands on activities"
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"special exhibit"
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"national monument"
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"all ages"
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"parks pass"
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"better understanding"
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"small museum"
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"on display"
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"grind corn"
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

This is the most beautiful place to see the complete story of the Anasazi. The most complete collection of pottery. Pottery I have never seen the likes of before. Much of it is hands on. You can feel and touch.

Thank Phyllis P
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Very nice collection and displays, well explained and interesting. Helped me understand local history/culture a lot more.

Thank MikePPittsburgh
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The museum is excellent. Very educational with great interactive exhibits - for children - and adults. It has lots of in depth information about the Ancient Puebloans.

Thank Mary M
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Its a pretty interesting place to visit. Its a good place to get information; they have brochures on things to do in the surrounding areas. They also have a small, interactive museum (generally centered at children, but I feel like adults would also find it...More

Thank elyon192
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in Native American history, this is worth a couple of hours and the $3 it costs to enter. There are two short films, lots of artifacts to see, and information about archaeology and how they find and preserve the artifacts. There...More

1  Thank BLM-AK
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

Great small museum but for its size it's packed with information plus reminding us to respect the ruins and the Pueblo people who lived here. Very friendly staff, nice small gift shop, and two very good films. There are two ruins on site, one just...More

Thank Jane_A60
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

We love the Four Corners area and all things about the history of the Anasazi. We stopped here for the first time on this trip and this place is wonderful. Great artifacts and examples of the way of life for the Anasazi peoples in the...More

1  Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Really gives an overview of the whole area. Details on the various groups of native tribes that have inhabited the area over history. Very interesting.

Thank T Y
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

When you go to the Anasazi Heritage Center take a whole day. The displays and finds are just a wonder. You will learn about their lives and some of the problems the people had. You will see how they progressed and marvel at some of...More

Thank LesK4
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a great place to stop, off the main road, but easy to get to. A nice museum presenting a lot of prehistory and history of the area, including some good information about the people who found many of the old cliff dwellings that...More

Thank hfulghum
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susancp
24 April 2017|
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Response from Tracy B | Reviewed this property |
We had the golden age pass, so we got in free. I don't know if there was a charge for those without the pass.
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Arthur C
28 September 2016|
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Response from Alice E | Reviewed this property |
We weren't charged anything, since Jesse is a veteran.
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