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Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum

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Mesa Verde National Park, CO 81330-0008
+1 970-529-4465
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Go for the video

There are many objects on display at this museum and I enjoy museums but this one was just average... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Flora & Fauna, the people who lived in Mesa Verde

A very interesting museum that shows all the plants and flowers that grew the time the Anasazi... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sacramento, California
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Mesa Verde National Park, CO 81330-0008
+1 970-529-4465
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There are many objects on display at this museum and I enjoy museums but this one was just average. The video however was informative and worth the time to view.

Thank journalmytrips
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting museum that shows all the plants and flowers that grew the time the Anasazi Indians were in the region and how they used them to make baskets, shoes, clothing. Tools they used to build their cliff dwellings out of the rocks and...More

Thank Places2Cee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am the person who reads all of the minutiae in a museum. There are artifacts and dioramas to read and study. Hard to believe people lived in this inhospitable environment and managed to survive. Leave plenty of time. there is an orientation movie available...More

Thank Jean L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Chapin Mesa Archaeological Museum has a marvelous collection of objects displayed in old-fashioned museum cases. It will be a joy for serious students of archaeology and history but not as appealing to youngsters. The film is also well done but again--not as appealing to...More

Thank Travelforfun18
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So much to see and (as is usually the case) so little time...so if this is the case you may need to be selective about what you are able to see at Mesa Verde but Chapin Mesa Museum is an excellent place to start. It...More

Thank martstone
Reviewed May 15, 2017

This is a great little museum within Mesa Verde National Park. This is where the hike to Spring House departs from, although that tour wasn't available at the time of our visit. They have really great bathrooms and it's close to a post office and...More

Thank Go2theZoo
Reviewed April 24, 2017

This museum is located near the Park Headquarters in the southern part of the Mesa Verde National Park. There is a good video which summarizes what visitors should expect to see in the park. Then there are five rooms of ruins and remnants that have...More

Thank CyndyandByron
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

The ranger at the visitor center told us to go here first. She knew exactly what she was talking about. It's a must do when you come to the park. I would personally come here first, as it explains some things that you will see...More

Thank buddhamind
Reviewed March 7, 2017

This museum was a very informative place. It is a clean and well kept up museum. The puebloan dioramas and artifacts were interesting.

Thank vickiepingo
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Definitely stop in for a visit to the museum. There is a ranger at the desk to answer questions, You can buy tickets for the tours there also, but they book up quickly so it is better to book at the visitor's center when you...More

Thank Beth K
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