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Aztec Ruins National Monument

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Address: P. O. Box 640, Aztec, NM 87410
Phone Number: 505-334-6174
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Spectacular ruins where visitors can enter the only reconsructed kiva in...

Spectacular ruins where visitors can enter the only reconsructed kiva in the Southwest.

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Very cool look into the past

Wasn't sure what to expect with this place, very glad I stopped on my way through the area! The self-guided tour is great, letting you go your own pace, and a close up look at... read more

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Red Deer, Canada
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Red Deer, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect with this place, very glad I stopped on my way through the area! The self-guided tour is great, letting you go your own pace, and a close up look at some cool artifacts. Much closer than most similar exhibits let you get

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Ranger, TX, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really could not believe all the exhibits this site had. Exhibits in the visitor check in area were awesome! Loved the pottery and hand made items such as a child's woven sandal. Very nice gift shop and the 15 minute video explained the building of the ruins. We were then given large easy to read booklets and shown the... More 

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Bonney Lake, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Hands on with a self guided tour after an informative video. We only had a few hours in the area so picked these ruins. So glad we did. We were able to experience everything and soak in the feeling of the site. I loved going in the rooms and picturing what it was like in the great KIva in 1100.... More 

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Sun City, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A recent road trip took us to several archeological sites in the 4 Corners area. By far the most rewarding stop was at Aztec Ruins. Just northeast of Farmington NM, access is easy from Durango CO or points south. The ruins are right in the town of Aztec NM with plenty of options for a quick stopover or an overnight... More 

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Coonamble, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved the ruins and our guide that gave the tour. He was happy to answer any questions we asked and have all the information he could. He was very well versed in the area and gave extra bits of information that he had clearly researched on his own.

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Farmington, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This National Monument is somewhat undiscovered. You get an intimate experience since you can walk through the ruins and explore on your own without a crowd. We truly enjoy sharing this treasure with visitors. Take time for the 15 minute video, then do the self-guided tour walking through the reconstructed Great Kiva and additional rooms. Amazing! The museum is small,... More 

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Allen, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family consisting of two elementary aged boys really enjoyed the Aztec Ruins National Monument. The in door museum was a great place to learn a bit about the area, the ruins, and the Native American that inhabited the area while cooling off from the heat. The movie was very interesting as well. When we were finished inside, it was... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I thought the Aztec Ruins were cool. It's definitely worth the trip and provided good history. Including the 15-minute video, it took us about 75 minutes to walk and view everything.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the Aztec Ruins National Monument with my son and three grandchildren. It was a great place to take young children. The walk around the monument is easy and the kids liked walking through the Great Houses. We pretty much had the place to ourselves.There is a small museum with artifacts from the ancient pueblo people. There are national... More 

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Orange County
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aztec Ruins National Monument is well worth a visit. It is near the city of Aztec. It is a misnomer as the ruins are ancient Pueblo rather than Aztec. There is a $5/person admission charge. The visitor center is worth a visit, then explore the ruins with the aid of a self guided tour booklet. It is very educational... More 

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