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Address: 85 Harman Park Drive, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
Phone Number: (970)731-5785
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Interesting museum

I didn't know much about Fred Harmon before stopping here, but I'm glad we stopped in. We were even lucky enough to be able to talk to Fred Harmon's 87 year old son. Lots of his... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 11, 2014
Dawnski77
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Oceanside, California
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Austin, Texas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is a quaint little museum. Not much to see. Very small. Only $3 to get in. You can buy a Red Ryder BB Gun here and sit a very long couch frequently napped on by John Wayne. Something to do for 15-20 minutes. Glad we stopped in. Loved the saddle.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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70 reviews 70 reviews
25 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Fred Harman III was our guide as we went through the museum, telling us stories about his father, growing up in Colorado and all sorts of interesting tidbits. The paintings are amazing! So life like and capturing a slice of the old West. Worth every bit of the price of admission which is only $4.

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Cheatham County, TN
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153 reviews 153 reviews
28 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We visited Pagosa Springs for spring break, but the place was locked. There are some "Red Rider" items outside, and some rusty farm equipment. Decorative figures representing Red Rider and Little Beaver are on the porch of the house, which is in a park. The parking lot is small, and there seems to be an effort to develop an industrial... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We traveled to Pagosa Springs for Spring Break. The only thing we saw at the Fred Harman Art Museum was a cute little calico cat who followed our family around the old buildings on the property. We couldn't tell if this place is permanently closed or just temporarily, but this is NOT a good Spring Break destination!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Brought back wonderful memories Would recommend this to everyone. Fred Harman's son has great stories to tell about his father

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KENT
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Fred Harmon's Red Ryder character and the later BB gun made even more famous by the movie "Christmas Story" (which was shot in our hometown near Cleveland) made this stop a must for us! And anyone would so enjoy this collection, housed in the very home of the artist, still occupied by his son and daughter-in-law, who are treasures themselves!... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

As comic, tv and movie fans, we had to stop by for a visit - and our expectations were met. Little did we expect to get a personal and friendly guide - let alone to hear the story of a western artist's full and varied life. Family, education, business, adventure, hard work and passion led to success. Wish we had... More 

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Oceanside, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

I didn't know much about Fred Harmon before stopping here, but I'm glad we stopped in. We were even lucky enough to be able to talk to Fred Harmon's 87 year old son. Lots of his paintings on exhibit, along with pictures from way back to when he worked with Walt Disney!

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Bonner Springs
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is a small museum with a small entrance fee, $3 for adults. Fred Harman is the creator of the cartoon Red Ryder which the Daisy Red Rider air rifle is named after. Three rooms, his studio and 2 others contain cartoons, paintings, a sculpture and photos of famous western actors with whom he associated. John Wayne, and the actor... More 

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Albuquerque
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We all had a good time here very educational, children kept asking questions. The employees were very polite and informative.

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