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Ute Indian Museum

17253 Chipeta Rd, Montrose, CO 81403-4748
+1 970-249-3098
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Very nice museum!

I visited this museum and enjoyed the history of the Ute Tribe. I Learned about how the town of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WildlifeWatcher64
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Wheat Ridge, Colorado
Wonderful, use your AAA card its 3.00 It will change the way you look at the West and wonder ?

This is the newest most well kept Museum I have been into .. Great Job if you live here or are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lynnie14875
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Montrose, Colorado
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
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“chief ouray” (15 reviews)
“bear dance” (11 reviews)
“gift shop” (14 reviews)
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17253 Chipeta Rd, Montrose, CO 81403-4748
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+1 970-249-3098
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"chief ouray"
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"bear dance"
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"gift shop"
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"native americans"
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"grand opening"
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"grounds are lovely"
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"touch screen"
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"great place to learn"
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"worth a stop"
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"montrose area"
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"many years"
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"local history"
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"well worth the visit"
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"in town"
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"video"
in 15 reviews
"tribe"
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"jewelry"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this museum and enjoyed the history of the Ute Tribe. I Learned about how the town of Ouray was named. The bead work was extremely interesting, along with the traditional baskets and water containers made of pine and sap. I loved the gift...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the newest most well kept Museum I have been into .. Great Job if you live here or are visiting don't put off going into this hands on Museum. Treat yourself and your family to understand the history and what happened Great Price...More

Thank Lynnie14875
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learn about local history. Shady picnic areas. Stretch your legs. Stretch Fido's legs. The kid's will love it.

Thank Rosco T R
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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This smaller museum is a treasure. Newly renovated, it is beautiful inside and out. Displays and films will infirm and move you. Go!

Thank navkaren
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

This is a small museum which has wonderful exhibits showing the history of the areas Ute Indians. Make sure you have time to watch the film they run. It is very informative. When finished inside, make sure to walk around the grounds.

2  Thank shquilt9
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This is a beautifully designed, family-friendly museum recognizing and honoring the area’s Ute Indian heritage. Nice use of touch-screen technology for short informational oral history videos, in offset areas with seating for small groups. Gift shop has an excellent selection of local and more general...More

1  Thank JWYColorado
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Reviewed 26 January 2018

Allow plenty of time to view the extensive exhibits displaying the history if the area. Then task a walk outside for more history on a walk through the grounds.

Thank Donna A
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

This a a beautifully organized museum obviously built and furnished by enthusiastic Ute Indians with a passion to preserve their culture and history. There is an excellent video giving the overall story. There are wonderful artifacts and pictures exhibited. The land is beautiful ; another...More

1  Thank carollayton01
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped by a very quiet wintry Sunday. We were the only visitors for 30 minutes so never felt rushed sitting down and watching all the multi media presentations. I have visited a number of times since I was young and the museum seemed the same...More

1  Thank Jeffrey2A
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Great face lift on this great Ute Indian museum. History beautifully displayed, lighting is much better now and the gift shop is larger. Wonderful Native American jewelry. I live in Montrose and am very proud this remodel was done. Don't miss it.

Thank Jane T
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janis c
11 July 2017|
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Response from Hans J | Reviewed this property |
The Ute Museum just went through a complete renovation so if you were looking to have them displayed at the present, could be questionable. I can't speak for the Museum as I have no connection to them but seeing the... More
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