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Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, Mesa Verde National Park
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Stop by the museum before venturing into Cliff Palace or one of the other sites. Great dioramas and explanations of the evolution of lifestyles of the early people of this area. Just wish they had a b... read more »
Take time to slow your pace & enjoy this Museum w/ its artifacts, histrory & informative movie explaining the Park's details about the sites. There is a bookstore/gift shop attached to this building, ... read more »
The museum is pretty small and not very fancy but very informative. We were traveling with our young children and they loved the dioramas. They were also doing the Junior Ranger program and there is a... read more »
Great staff and full of information. Watch the shirt film in the auditorium. It was very insightful.
A very cool smaller museum. It has easy to understand exhibits and interesting artifacts that are close up for you to look at. Allow 1/2 hour to 1 hour I think to enjoy. If you are here in the off season its a good place to wait for your ranger lead hike to Spruce Tree House to start.
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