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The Anasazi Heritage Center

27501 Highway 184, Dolores, CO 81323-9217
+1 970-882-5600
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Hands on experience

My granddaughter & I enjoyed the walking trail. She loved the hands on exhibits. The film was... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Cherryvale, Kansas
Excellent Museum!

I'm a museum geek, and this place is excellent - just the right size (no museum fatigue), and no... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Jocelyn B
Grafton, Wisconsin
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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.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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27501 Highway 184, Dolores, CO 81323-9217
+1 970-882-5600
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

My granddaughter & I enjoyed the walking trail. She loved the hands on exhibits. The film was very informative. I came away with a new appreciation of the past history of this area.

1  Thank sekcathyc
Reviewed 18 July 2017

I'm a museum geek, and this place is excellent - just the right size (no museum fatigue), and no information overload. The displays are superb, and the staff is knowledgable. Very family-friendly - many interactives for the kids (and us adults). Go if you have...More

1  Thank Jocelyn B
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 28 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 26 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 7 June 2017 via mobile

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

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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.