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The Anasazi Heritage Center

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Very Informative

This is a great please to visit to give an overview the many Anasazi sites in the area. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Well preserved artifacts

Visitors should try to plan and reserve one of the few, yet very special escorted tours of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Grand Junction, Colorado
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“four corners”(18 reviews)
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 3 weeks ago

This is a great please to visit to give an overview the many Anasazi sites in the area. The personnel are very knowledgeable and helpful, plus the museum and the facilities are very good.

Thank FrankColorado
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visitors should try to plan and reserve one of the few, yet very special escorted tours of the basement where millions of artifacts are still being cataloged and evaluated as to the time of origin, etc. We got to see a 7000 year old basket...More

Thank flyhigh96
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Very interesting place to go when near Dolores or Mesa Verde. Was here in 2016 and just wanted to add the photo.

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 8 August 2018

we had been to mesa verde for a couple of days and figured we didn't need more about the ancestral Pueblo people, but we stopped anyway. i'm so glad we did. the center is not too large but the information there is comprehensive. there is...More

2  Thank Humphiedoodle
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Do Not miss to visit the centre if you are visiting Messa Verde.You have a lot to learn about various facets about life ,customs and beliefs of people of this area.There are anumber of Hands on activities for the kids. Also many interactive exhibits. There...More

2  Thank KRAMA200
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Don't miss this place. So much to see and learn about the history of the people in the area. Lots of great artifacts, activities for kids, and a quick walk up to one of the ruins behind the museum. Worth the trip!

Thank Cris D
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped in here on a whim. Turned out to be a fun inexpensive activity. $3 per person 18+. Lots of hands on activities for kids (grinding corn, weaving, and exploring with microscopes). Also has lots of wonderful cultural displays that give you a look...More

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 29 June 2018

If you are interested in the Anasazi culture of the four corners area, this is a very valuable resource for factual information on the life and culture of these people. The exhibits make them seem to be real people, rather just something in the history...More

Thank oldgrouch41
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Came here at the suggestion of our tour guide, Victoria, at Mesa Verde. What a great suggestion! Kids had a great time and we spent way more time than we thought. Great interactive exhibits for the kids and a really informative film to see. Cool...More

1  Thank gary r
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Now known as the Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum, this facility is easy to access and is equal to or better than the museum at nearby Mesa Verde National Park. Although the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument is relatively undeveloped, the...More

1  Thank DesertBeacon
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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.