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The Anasazi Heritage Center

27501 Highway 184, Dolores, CO 81323-9217
+1 970-882-5600
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The kids and I had an awesome day here! They have a Jr. Ranger-type program (scavenger hunt) and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cape Coral, Florida
via mobile
Nice rainy day activity

Lots of informative displays. I especially liked the trays of materials that you can observe up... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Teresa N
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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.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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27501 Highway 184, Dolores, CO 81323-9217
+1 970-882-5600
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The kids and I had an awesome day here! They have a Jr. Ranger-type program (scavenger hunt) and TONS of hands on stuff. The kids ground corn into flour, added a few rows on the loom, and checked out the pottery with microscopes. A great...More

1  Thank Mandyusf
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Lots of informative displays. I especially liked the trays of materials that you can observe up close.

Thank Teresa N
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We didn't walk the trail. But there was lots of history and best things to see inside of the museum.

Thank Locagirl1
Reviewed 8 November 2017

fun place to take the kids, and the events are always a treat, we went for the eclipse and it was so friendly.

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Entry fee of $3 per person. Another diamond in the rough that is an educational experience so make sure you view the video presentation. The artifacts that are on display were truly amazing and all of the employees went out of their way to ensure...More

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

$3 entry per adult to enter. Small number at artifacts but all great quality. Good information about the archaeology of the area. The volunteer was very friendly and provided us with great information about other sites to visit in the area. The walk up to...More

Thank Erin B
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The example kiva informed everything we saw both here and at Mesa Verde for the rest of our stay. The museum exhibits on crafts, hunting, tools, gardening, culture, trade, etc are engaging and fascinating. The exhibit on the family who "re"discovered the area was beautiful...More

Thank celtlassD
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Small but engaging museum - helpful front desk. A small section for hands on activities with another section showing a cut out of an archeological dig. If in the area, well worth a visit, but probably wouldn't make a special drive out just for this...More

Thank greenham01
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Such a unique building. Enjoyed talking with the employees who were so knowledgeable about the history of the Anasazi. The museum contained so much beautiful pottery and each example had a nice write up about the item. We decided to eat lunch at the picnic...More

Thank CathyP1953
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The volunteers here are filled with tons of information. We thought we had our trip planned out, but it turns out there was so much more to see and do than we were aware of; Lowrey Pueblo, Painted Hand Pueblo and Hovenweep Nat'l Park to...More

1  Thank Wendy N
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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
29 September 2016|
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Response from Alice E | Reviewed this property |
We weren't charged anything, since Jesse is a veteran.