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Koshare Indian Museum

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Amazing museum and dancers

The Koshare Indian museum and kiva is amazing and a must see if you are near La Junta. The museum... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
rkbksh
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Pueblo, Colorado
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Unbelievable collection of Native American history.

This is the home of a Boy Scout Troop, that perform Native American dances. One of the few places... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
BanderaRVPark
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Bandera, Texas
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115 W 18th St, La Junta, CO 81050-3302
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Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

The Koshare Indian museum and kiva is amazing and a must see if you are near La Junta. The museum has numerous Indian paintings and artifacts. The kiva is a wonderful accomplishment of a group of boys that had a vision and a drive to...More

1  Thank rkbksh
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is the home of a Boy Scout Troop, that perform Native American dances. One of the few places that have been given permission by the tribes that they represent.

Thank BanderaRVPark
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit - interesting and not expensive - great collection of Indian artifacts. Lots to learn about the Koshare Indians.

Thank unclesheepskin
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Exhibits were displayed quite nicely and information was good. They do offer traditional dancing on select days. It would be great for anyone and especially good for history buffs

Thank 338jacquelynk
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This museum is filled with amazing Native American clothing from the 1890's to the 1990's. Displays of items representing daily life are very interesting. There are several art galleries and a stage used by the local Boy Scout program that teaches dances of the various...More

1  Thank Paula M
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

I was impressed by the quality of the art that is displayed at this museum. There was artwork of the plain Indian tribes that I thought was way better than the Smithonians in Washington DC. This one place I plan on go to again. The...More

Thank Rick K
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We went here on a whim because we were new to a nearby town and decided to make the drive after the Christmas holidays to visit the museum and I am so glad we did. It was beautiful, well done and had amazing pieces/art. I...More

Thank Grace F
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The Koshare Indian Museum took me by surprise. Not only did I learn more about the Koshare Indians but I was able to experience their culture by the exhibits of clothing, tools, and the beautiful pictures. The drums in the central dance room were the...More

Thank debhawley
Reviewed 27 September 2017

It seems like most of these reviews are all about the "kiva" and the Boy Scouts who do dances. We weren't impressed by the "kiva" and we didn't care to see the dancing. There are perhaps many tourists who are unaware that kivas are sacred...More

Thank Chaya7777
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The dance show is put on by a Boy Scout troop, with some venture scout girls, doing native dance. They do a nice job. We were there with our Boy Scout troop and they kindly announced us and encouraged the boys. But it's somewhat misleading...More

1  Thank Cheryl B
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