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The Anasazi Heritage Center

27501 Highway 184, Dolores, CO 81323-9217
+1 970-882-5600
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Large museum/visitor center with nice introduction to the history of the area

The center is quite large so consider allowing at least an hour to check it out and possibly 2... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Lynn A
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Really nice visitor center

Staff is really helpful and informative, provided great directions for visiting the area. Facility... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Bettendorf, Iowa
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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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27501 Highway 184, Dolores, CO 81323-9217
+1 970-882-5600
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Reviewed 30 June 2017

The center is quite large so consider allowing at least an hour to check it out and possibly 2 hours depending on your interest. I would recommend the videos. the staff was friendly. We were short on time but if I were in the area...More

3  Thank Lynn A
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Staff is really helpful and informative, provided great directions for visiting the area. Facility is modern, was not busy when we visited. This center serves as the visitor center for Canyon of the Ancients National Monument. Definitely worth an hour or two.

Thank lokibarnes
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We visited here before visiting Mesa Verde Park as was recommended and were glad we did. It was very informative as an introduction to the history of the area. The displays are arranged in an organized manner. Reproductions were used at times to fill in...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Much better then I expected. An excellent place to learn about the past and to get information about Canyon of the Ancients National Monument

Thank Darel M
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Our visit here was well worth the time and effort. The exhibits were masterfully displayed and described. History of the are was great. A wealth of artifacts and information well handled.

Thank Miki063
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This is our second visit to the area and we made a point of stopping at this museum again. Very kid friendly with touch displays in addition to regular displays. The special exhibit on the Weatherill family was especially well done. If you are forgoing...More

Thank Mac M
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This was our 2nd time to visit this museum . It is well worth the visit. It is so informative about the area. If you do not stop here as one of your first places in the area you will miss so much.

Thank harp01
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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Most informative & great computerized interaction for kids. Excellent geological info for all ages to understand.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

This was a nice stop before we drove to see some of the local sights. Informative staff, and a Pueblo dwelling right on the museum property.

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We got here early, and hiked to the top, easy hike. The ruin was easy to access. The visitor center has lots of artifacts.

Thank kaerae1989
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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.
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.