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Address: 85 Harman Park Drive, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
Phone Number: (970)731-5785
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Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 5:00 pm

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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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Cheatham County, TN
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148 reviews 148 reviews
27 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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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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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Fun to hear of the artistic life and times of Fred Harman. Very knowledgeable docents. Tucked away in a little park-like area in center of Pagosa Springs.

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Erie, Colorado
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a small, very specialized museum. There is some interesting old artwork and Western artifacts. Call ahead to be sure it is open.

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