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Fred Harman Art Museum

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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An interesting museum!

Great museum if you are older and remember the " Red Rider" comic strip with " Little Beaver". The... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2016
Georgetown, Delaware
Beautiful Artwork, amazing history and memorabilia. An American Treasure.

We stopped in here as impulse on a rainy afternoon on our vacation. So glad we did. The artwork and... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2017
orlando florida
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We stopped in here as impulse on a rainy afternoon on our vacation. So glad we did. The artwork and history was amazing. I wasn't up much on Red Ryder except for the sled. Mr. Harmon made his living with the cartoon, but the quality...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

This Museum made my trip to Durango & Pagosa Springs (about 45 min.away). It is operated by the widow of Fred Harman's Son, who had recently passed. It exemplifies the word 'charming', as it's not only loaded with Red Ryder Antiques but, the original Artist's...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 22, 2017

We stopped by this museum and it did not disappoint. Ful of beautiful paintings by Fred Harmon and very interesting photos of Fred and different celebrities. Any comic strip buff would love this place.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Robert G
Reviewed April 1, 2017

We so enjoyed our visit and I hope more people will be visiting in the upcoming summer months. It not only houses wonderful historic artifacts, beautiful art and a charming hostess but has some original homestead buildings.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Meg5Lakewood_CO
Reviewed September 14, 2016

Great to go back in time and see the story of this artist. The tour was given by Fred's own descendant which made it full of personal stories of old! Little Beaver and Red Ryder live on here!

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank mary1048
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Unless you are a huge Red Ryder fan, there are better things to do in Pagosa! The "museum" is nothing more than a small house that doesn't have that much memorabilia.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank DEI3david
Reviewed June 23, 2016

Great museum if you are older and remember the " Red Rider" comic strip with " Little Beaver". The attendant at the museum was very friendly and informative, giving the history of the museum and Fred Harman. A very small museum but worthwhile.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank sewlou
Reviewed June 18, 2016

If you like western art, Red Ryder BB rifles, old cartoons, then this is the place for you. Fascinating art, comics and relics from the creator of Red Ryder- Indian art, a Civil War era travel piano, a couch that John Wayne slept on and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Carrie B
Reviewed March 15, 2016

If Fred Harman Jr is there you are in for a treat, his stories are so great you wish you could sit and talk to him for a whole day. The are is especially wonderful seeing that his Father did not have a lesson in...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank pcronkhite
Reviewed March 4, 2016

This is just an old house where Fred Harman used to live. He is famous because he wrote the "Red Rider" comic strip. Not much to see there and I wanted it to be a good thing.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Debbie W
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