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Lovely little walk

This is right behind the Anasazi Heritage Center. It's a lovely little walk up a hill for amazing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Westminster, Colorado
Lowry Pueblo

The Lowry Pueblo was fantastic. Very well maintained. The visitor center was also very helpful and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Melbourne, Australia
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All reviews sand canyon the anasazi heritage center lowry pueblo national monument great museum mesa verde trail head great kiva great hiking small ruins south end visitor center bring plenty of water native plants wheel drive slick rock main sites
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is right behind the Anasazi Heritage Center. It's a lovely little walk up a hill for amazing views. There are signs with historic and geographic information, and more than 6,000 ancient sites, from cliff dwellings to rock art.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lowry Pueblo was fantastic. Very well maintained. The visitor center was also very helpful and had lots of artefacts to look at and read about. Highly recommend a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Y415IZmichellen
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Lots of hands-on for kids and some fantastic displays of Anasazi (yes I know it's supposed to be Ancestral Puebloans). Just a great place. Also wonderful to visit the ruins on site. If you want to learn about these ancient people come here. Much better...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Strider185
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Canyon of the Ancients really has two parts. A great museum created from the archaeology efforts ahead of building a nearby reservoir and scattered ruins across a very wide area, one source says 275 square miles. Most of the sites are quite small. The museum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Washburns
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Such a great museum. Very very cool. Many displays and informative and educational things to see and do. Staff was super helpful with helping us plan out other places to visit too.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Liz S
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I was driving through this area for business and was completely unaware that this kind of history existed in the US. I figured you had to go to Europe for this kind of history. There are numerous sites to see. it is all amazing. And...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Since we were doing our swing through National Parks we decided to do a National Monument as well. We were in on Durango we decided to give it a go. This was a bad idea. If we had known that it would have been easier...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank GKBrash
Reviewed 11 October 2018

This monument is spread out over many areas and has many ancient pueblo sites to see and explore. We saw them all and although similar they are also different. Such an interesting part of southwestern history.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 741KarenG741
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Well worth the time to sit and watch the two short movies in the small theatre. Respectfully done and informative. The museum is well laid out and flows easily. The temps were in the 90's the day we visited to we did not wander for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank mcc-inc
Reviewed 16 September 2018

By far, one of the nicest museums and a great way to start your exploration of the area. Must do Hovenweep and Mesa Verde; each took us a full day.

Date of experience: September 2018
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24 April 2018|
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Response from MidwestTraveller89 | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure it does. We were driving a compact car when we visited, but if you look at the Heritage Center on Google Earth you will see several large RVs in the parking lot.
11 October 2017|
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Response from Q4766HGsusans | Reviewed this property |
I agree with other answers - you could do fabulous hikes for a week, or spend three hours at the Anasazi Museum, which is a great place. I would recommend your choosing the number of days and go to the Museum first; their... More