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The Anasazi Heritage Center

27501 Highway 184, Dolores, CO 81323-9217
+1 970-882-5600
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Nice Informative Place

This was a nice stop before we drove to see some of the local sights. Informative staff, and a... read more

Reviewed 6 June 2017
John M
via mobile
Great Views

We got here early, and hiked to the top, easy hike. The ruin was easy to access. The visitor center... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2017
Saint Louis, Missouri
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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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27501 Highway 184, Dolores, CO 81323-9217
+1 970-882-5600
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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
Reviewed 31 May 2017

While the museum was not large, every corner seemed to have more things to see. Mostly this was about the archaeology of the area that was exposed when the McPhee Reservoir was created, but it is also a place to find out about BLM "Canyon...More

1  Thank travelwriter52
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We are spending the summer in the area, and were just wandering when we stopped by the Anasazi Heritage Center. If you have been to Mesa Verde, Hovenweep, Canyon of the Ancients, or just have an interest in the Ancestral Puebloans, you need to see...More

1  Thank budzilla
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is dedicated to the history of the archaeological finds in the area. Fee is only $3. If you go on Thursdays at 2 you can go to the basement where the other 3 million artifacts are housed in vaults. Afterwards, Drive the 2...More

1  Thank Janice K
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is a fabulous museum and heritage center - well worth traveling to find. They have so many gorgeous displays of artifacts from the Pre-Pueblo peoples, and such a well-informed staff. This is a must see when you are in anasazi land

Thank monighan
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We visited here on 4/29/17. The front desk was very helpful in discussing visiting Canyon of the Ancients, Hovenweep and the museum itself. The movie (shown on request) is short and worth seeing. The number and condition of the artifacts is amazing, much better than...More

1  Thank Peter K
Reviewed 5 May 2017

This heritage center has a wonderful and impressive collection of items from the Ancestral Pueblo culture. There is an interactive opportunity to learn to weave a rug, microscopes to view fibers/plants, 2 educational movies. At the time we were visiting there was a special exhibit...More

1  Thank NPBL
Reviewed 5 May 2017

A beautiful and fascinating building and museum. Originally built to store the artifacts that were excavated in the area when the dam was built and flooded the canyons. Very kid friendly with many hands on exhibits. I live 10 minutes away, and visit twice a...More

1  Thank fitzpatrick08
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Having studied the Anasazis in school years ago, I was excited to come to the center. There are plenty of artifacts on display as well as 2 movies in the center to get a better understanding of what the Anasazi were about. The 1/2 mile...More

1  Thank Andy S
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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.