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Quite small, but informative

If you are going to visit Blackwater Draw Historical Landmark, I highly recommend you visit this... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
ColoradoLibraryLady
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Salida, Colorado
Nicely done small museum on campus

Small museum on campus of ENMU. Nicely done. Air conditioning was most welcome on a hot day... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
COGuest
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2 Jul 2018
“Quite small, but informative”
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“Beware of the Saber Tooth Tiger...zero days since someone stubbed a toe. LOL”
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Go to the Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark first. I cannot emphasize this enough. One admission price gets you into both. The students close for lunch from noon to 1pm. We went to the landmark first, did lunch and then came on to the museum....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nancy D
Reviewed 2 July 2018

If you are going to visit Blackwater Draw Historical Landmark, I highly recommend you visit this small one-room museum on the ENMU campus first. It will make your BDHL visit more meaningful. In addition to info about the cultures, tools and animals that were found...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

We decided to visit the museum before tbe site to get a history lesson first. It was disappointing. Not really set up well. There seems to be no flow to the exhibits. Learned more from the poster displays than the actual artifacts. Some artifacts had...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

If you ever wanted to know more about one of the country's most important archaeological sites, this is the place to go. The museum's new location is terrific and very convenient.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is unfortunately the most disappointing "museum" I've ever visited. The sparse explanations and lack of interpretive displays make it frustrating. It's a smallish room (yes, a single room) with no clear flow -- a room containing various artifacts, many of which have little or...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Although a small college museum, well laid out and quite interesting. This is a good and inexpensive start before going to the dig site.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kenaijohn
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Small museum on campus of ENMU. Nicely done. Air conditioning was most welcome on a hot day! Exhibits easy to understand, as well as some nice old photos of the area. I found it good to go to the actual outdoor site first, before the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

We spent half a day going over this site and driving through the trails. We have been out here for several years and have seen the sign, but finally went exploring. Well worth the trip if you like archaeological sites and history.

Date of experience: March 2017
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