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Koshare Indian Museum

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Address: 115 West 18th Street, La Junta, CO 81050
Phone Number: 719 384 4411
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Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Truly Inspirational

I didn't know quite what to expect before my visit, but I was so impressed with the museum and the story behind it. A must visit in Southern Colorado. If you can get a tour by... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
pegathin
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Pueblo, Colorado

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Pueblo, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't know quite what to expect before my visit, but I was so impressed with the museum and the story behind it. A must visit in Southern Colorado. If you can get a tour by the Director, you're in for a real treat.

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

We were told about the museum at the Mexico City Café and they were correct. Interesting artifacts and history about the area. Tells about the Koshare Indians and local Boy Scouts troop and how they combined.

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Hampton, a.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

As a 14 year old youth from Pittsburgh, Pa., I had never had the opportunity to envelop myself in Native American culture or history at all. But as a young Boy Scout, I had the opportunity to spend a night at the Koshare Kiva and envelope myself in the colors, history, and reverence of the occupants of this land previous... More 

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Florence, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

The gentleman that started this great group passed away, but what he built into an internationally known group of Boy Scouts. This kids may not be native american's but they have brought back so much Native American dances, so that we all can enjoy. The museum is just great and a great place to relive and learn about Native American... More 

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Taos, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

As I stated before on Google... I wish this site had an option for no stars; I would most definitely select that option. These performances are to be only preformed by the tribes that use these dances as prayers. Meaning I am greatly offended that these sacred, cultural dances are being used as a profit gain for non-native American organizations!... More 

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LA JUNTA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

A huge collection of Indian pieces & artwork.The Koshare dances are a must see if they have a show going on. Beautiful art for sale in the gift shop.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

I love to watch the kids dance, the winter dance is the best (in my opinion). The kiva houses a lot of Indian art and some neat souvenirs.

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Da Nang, Vietnam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We were going to the Bent's Fort and heard about the Koshare Museum, and we found it to be a fascinating and informative stop on our explorations. Our only regret was we didn't get to see the dancers, nothing was scheduled while we were there. The ceiling was mind-blowing in the kiva, the large logs that form the roof are... More 

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Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

We had no plans to stop here on our journey west this summer, but happened to be driving through the area and checked out the museum on a whim. Boy are we glad we did, because this place was excellent. The care and dedication by all who have contributed to it over the years was evident. I particularly liked the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

La Junta, a nice, quiet, quaint town in southeast Colorado who would think there are so many neat things to see. Besides Bent's Old Fort, which one must stop and see and take the tour, there is the Koshare Indian Museum. Make sure you look this up before you make your arrangements because you must see their performance. I had... More 

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