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Don't underestimate the State Parks

Having been to Mesa Verde and several other sites with ruins, we had a basic understanding of what... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
gold-vintner
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Quick stop out of the heat.

Inexpensive museum to get you off the zig-zagging road and learn a little about Anasazi Indians... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2018
HeikeJo
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Little Falls, Minnesota
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Park has a self-guided trail through a village that was inhabited a thousand years ago.
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Boulder, UT
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Having been to Mesa Verde and several other sites with ruins, we had a basic understanding of what we were seeing here. They have a nice background film, a number of artifacts in the small museum as well as some ruins that you can observe....More

Thank gold-vintner
Reviewed September 14, 2018

This place is OK. The museum has nothing striking but there's a nice snack wagon and playground nearby.

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the attractions you could miss if you don’t look. We enjoyed the exhibits and movie and the ruins.

Thank Jwvv
Reviewed August 30, 2018

So we're driving along after finding our hotel, exploring the area, and suddenly, the Anasazi Indian Village State Park is on our left. We'd done to Mesa Verde a few years back so we stopped out of curiosity. We were delightfully surprised. Great display and...More

Thank dkoch45
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This had very interesting exhibits inside with lots of information I didn’t know about before. Outside there was a partially excavated home/village site that built on the inside information. Also a very nice gift shop.

Thank Stephanie V
Reviewed August 5, 2018

This was a lovely stop on our trip. Not overwhelming but historically informative. There is a short self guided walking tour around ruins of an Indian village. The staff person was wonderfully helpful. The five dollar entry fee is more than reasonable and the gift...More

Thank Thomas C
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Anasazi Museum (and State Park) and felt much enlightened. The informational pieces are well done, and the archeological digs are fascinating; I had never seen a dig in person - only on TV! There are several video presentations by...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stop at this little park. I think the admission fee was $5 per person, which is very reasonable. This park consists of a visitor center/museum, and a short trail right behind it which showcases reconstructed dwellings. This is one of the...More

Thank Azouma
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Inexpensive museum to get you off the zig-zagging road and learn a little about Anasazi Indians. Ruins on site, short short walk out the back door. Very nice educational film.

Thank HeikeJo
Reviewed June 21, 2018

One of several reviews related to a 20 day Grand Circle tour. This is an outstanding museum which presents information about the Anasazi people as well as the challenges faced by archaeologists in trying to obtain and preserve the historical record. Be sure to head...More

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jobeth2013
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Response from Richard P | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it would easily fit in the car park. I seem to recall a couple of RVs there at the time we visited. Richard
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