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Ute Indian Museum

17253 Chipeta Rd, Montrose, CO 81403-4748
+1 970-249-3098
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Amazing

This smaller museum is a treasure. Newly renovated, it is beautiful inside and out. Displays and... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
navkaren
,
Colorado
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Local History Museum

This is a small museum which has wonderful exhibits showing the history of the areas Ute Indians... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
shquilt9
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Montrose, Colorado
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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“chief ouray” (15 reviews)
“bear dance” (11 reviews)
“gift shop” (14 reviews)
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17253 Chipeta Rd, Montrose, CO 81403-4748
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+1 970-249-3098
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"chief ouray"
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"bear dance"
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"gift shop"
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"native americans"
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"grand opening"
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"grounds are lovely"
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"touch screen"
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"great place to learn"
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"worth a stop"
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"montrose area"
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"many years"
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"local history"
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"well worth the visit"
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"in town"
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"video"
in 15 reviews
"tribe"
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"jewelry"
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This smaller museum is a treasure. Newly renovated, it is beautiful inside and out. Displays and films will infirm and move you. Go!

Thank navkaren
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a small museum which has wonderful exhibits showing the history of the areas Ute Indians. Make sure you have time to watch the film they run. It is very informative. When finished inside, make sure to walk around the grounds.

2  Thank shquilt9
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This is a beautifully designed, family-friendly museum recognizing and honoring the area’s Ute Indian heritage. Nice use of touch-screen technology for short informational oral history videos, in offset areas with seating for small groups. Gift shop has an excellent selection of local and more general...More

1  Thank JWYColorado
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Allow plenty of time to view the extensive exhibits displaying the history if the area. Then task a walk outside for more history on a walk through the grounds.

Thank Donna A
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

This a a beautifully organized museum obviously built and furnished by enthusiastic Ute Indians with a passion to preserve their culture and history. There is an excellent video giving the overall story. There are wonderful artifacts and pictures exhibited. The land is beautiful ; another...More

1  Thank carollayton01
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped by a very quiet wintry Sunday. We were the only visitors for 30 minutes so never felt rushed sitting down and watching all the multi media presentations. I have visited a number of times since I was young and the museum seemed the same...More

1  Thank Jeffrey2A
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Great face lift on this great Ute Indian museum. History beautifully displayed, lighting is much better now and the gift shop is larger. Wonderful Native American jewelry. I live in Montrose and am very proud this remodel was done. Don't miss it.

Thank Jane T
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Newly remodeled. All senses are engaged, starting with piñon aromas, interactive exhibits, tactile and multiple videos. Good for all ages. Informative book selection in gift shop. Focus on Native American made merchandise.

Thank lalamoose64
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

The expanded (double its original size) Ute Indian Museum is a "must see" when in Montrose. It is the only museum dedicated to them. Learn their history not just by the excellent exhibits, but also by the many hands-on DVDs located in small private locations...More

Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

An excellent small museum. A great deal of information and a wonderful garden area. Would recommend this.

Thank GJColorado
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janis c
11 July 2017|
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Response from Hans J | Reviewed this property |
The Ute Museum just went through a complete renovation so if you were looking to have them displayed at the present, could be questionable. I can't speak for the Museum as I have no connection to them but seeing the... More
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