Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum Exhibit Area Reopens
Contact: Sue Johnson-Erner, 970-529-4612
On Monday, February 28, 2011, the Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum exhibit area will reopen. Portions of the exhibit area have been closed since February 2 when the Fire Suppression System ruptured. Park entrance fees will be waived through February 27 while repairs are made to the building. Regular park entrance fees of $10.00 per vehicle will be in effect beginning February 28, 2011.
The Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Additional information may be obtained by calling the park's main information line at (970) 529-4465.
Did You Know?
Cliff Palace is the largest cliff dwelling at Mesa Verde National Park. It has 150 rooms, plus an additional 75 open areas. Twenty-one of the rooms are kivas, and 25 to 30 rooms have residential features. The number of Ancestral Puebloans living in Cliff Palace at any one time was 100 to 120.