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The Anasazi Heritage Center

27501 Highway 184, Dolores, CO 81323-9217
+1 970-882-5600
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Enthralling and informative

Our visit here was well worth the time and effort. The exhibits were masterfully displayed and... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
St. George, Utah
Great cultural museum

This is our second visit to the area and we made a point of stopping at this museum again. Very kid... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Mac M
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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.
  • Excellent83%
  • 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 25 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 19 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 5 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 1 June 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 28 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
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25 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
29 September 2016|
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Response from Alice E | Reviewed this property |
We weren't charged anything, since Jesse is a veteran.