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Salmon Ruins

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Address: 6131 Highway 64, Farmington, NM 87413
Phone Number: 505/632-2013
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Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Great little place to visit

It is less impressive than the National Monument at Aztec but well worth the visit - the museum has nice things - staff very helpful and welcoming - had a great visit

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
jimenita55
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Montreal, Canada
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is less impressive than the National Monument at Aztec but well worth the visit - the museum has nice things - staff very helpful and welcoming - had a great visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the Chaco Canyon tour. Larry was an outstanding tour guide. His knowledge of the area was incredible and it felt like you were right there in the time period. You can feel his passion while he talks and it makes you feel the same way. It is a once in a lifetime experience. Book it.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Used one of the experts from Salmon Ruins for the Chaco trip, and was it ever worth every penny! The guide was exceptionally informative, showed us things and places the uninformed may miss, and truly it was a great experience. Would Recommend Highly!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arranged a guided tour to Chaco Canyon with Salmon Ruins Museum. We were met by an archeologist, Tori Meyer, who was our driver and tour guide. The tour itself is from 8 to 5 and included a lunch and all the water we wanted. What a knowledgeable and friendly person Tori is! We asked tons of questions and Tori... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at this museum on our way back to Durango from four corners. Nice little museum. Enjoyed the walk outside through the ruins.

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Chico, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

A quick trip through the museum and the grounds have Indian ruins as well. Not the largest display but interesting none the less. Right on the main road.

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Douglasville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

What a wonderful experience! Tori Myers, our guide for the day, was thoroughly knowledgeable; she has a gift for explaining the Canyon's story that made our visit a worthwhile educational experience. Her explanations, based on solid archeological findings which reveal much about the Canyon, also demonstrate how much more there is to learn about the enigmatic Anazasi people. Chaco Canyon... More 

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Bellflower, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

The ruins are extensive with a reconstructed great Kiva. I recommend this side, this is an excellent experience.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Awesome ruins. Shows a variety of native and cowboy dwellings. Museum was small and informative, guides friendly and helpful. Wished I knew I could have driven to lower parking to avoid having my wife with a bad knee go down and back up the path behind the museum.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

We stopped here with our kids (ages 12-17). Cute little museum and great trail through the ruins. Staff very friendly and helpful. Cute gift store with good selection of kids books about Native American history.

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