Anasazi Heritage Center
The Anasazi Heritage Center is a museum that
interprets the amazing history and diverse culture of the Four Corners
region. The center offers films, hands-on discovery area and permanent
exhibits which all explore archaeology, local history and Pueblo,
Ute and Navajo life ways. From the Center is a paved trail that
gives guests access to the Escalante and Dominguez Ruins. The Center
offers many special exhibits along with lectures, demonstrations
and special events. The Anasazi Heritage Center is home to over
two million artifacts from southwest Colorado.
Anasazi Heritage Center offers a wide variety of activities. Take
the 1/2 mile nature trail to Excalante Pueblo and get a breath taking
view of Mesa Verde, McPhee Reservoir, Four Corners and more. Grind
corn, weave on a loom, use microscoptes and touch real artifacts.
View amazing pithouse replicas, films and exhibits. The Center also
has a unique archaeology computer program allowing guest to become
an archaeologist. The Anasazi Heritage Center is located right outside
Dolores Colorado and only 17 miles from Mesa Verde.