Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum
January to early March, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm*
*The museum is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.
The museum is located on Chapin Mesa, 20 miles from the park entrance.
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.