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Address: 485 Kuana Rd., Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone Number: (505) 867-5351
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Great Historic Site

We visited the Coronado Historic site on our visit to nearby Albuquerque. The site is apparently not well known and thus it was uncrowded when we visited. The site is next to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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San Rafael, California
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San Rafael, California
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited the Coronado Historic site on our visit to nearby Albuquerque. The site is apparently not well known and thus it was uncrowded when we visited. The site is next to the Rio Grande River and provided good views of the river along with a few shaded picnic sites. The docent was very informative about the site and provided... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So wonderful to find such a fascinating, educational and well-run site practically right in our own backyard! Well worth an afternoon when in the area.

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Thank ashigh
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got a great guide. She was very thorough. Enjoyed the history of the area very much. Path is wheelchair accessible. The kiva is very unusual.

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Little visited although on the main drag to Chaco Canyon. This historic site is the home of the best preserved Murals in existence today. if you look closely you will observe similarities with open are pictographs. Best part is the reconstructed Kiva with the reconstructed murals. A docent lead tour will take you underground to see them as they once... More 

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The site is interesting. It offers an opportunity to see not only the remains of former buildings, but to get an idea what use they had and how extensive they were. The kivas in particular were well presented. While I didn't tour the indoor museum, the walking guided tour informed our group. Having an archeologist to describe how these structures... More 

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Corpus Christi, TX
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55 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay 3 days at the Coronado rv park next to the site. The park was clean and well maintained. Each site had a cement shelter done in Southwest design. We had a site with a wonderful view of the river and mountains. There was a bit of highway noise, but not too bad. This park in very convenient to... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We visited Coronado Historic site not knowing fully what to expect, but we saw it on the map while were planning our trip and thought it's website description sounded interesting! As soon as we walked in, we knew we had found someplace that was more than just interesting! While we waited for our tour to begin, we walked around their... More 

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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We are driving from Dallas TX to Los Angeles CA. We were searching for things to do along the way. This was only 20 minutes off of I-40 so we decided to give it a shot. Well worth the time. We started out doing the tour on our own by reading the signs along the path. At that point it... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Wow...FANTASTIC lesson in Southwestern history. New Mexico's 1st historical site. Through history in school I learned how the Spanish conquistadors tried to destroy the ancient Indian culture, this place proves the Indian culture survived! Their buildings, their lives & community was very civilized!

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This is an active archaeological dig, but the site is a reconstruction. The actual murals inside the kiva were rescued and are safe inside the museum. There is a reconstructed kiva with re-created murals giving visitors the opportunity to climb down inside. While the signs explain the buildings were built of slab style adobe (not bricks) there are many building... More 

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