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Address: 3 miles west of Desert View Visitor Center, Desert View Drive (Hwy 64), Grand Canyon National Park, AZ
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Don't miss it !

If you are visiting Grand Canyon park don't miss those ruins! You can see severals inhabitations outside and the muesum show you ceramics and objets from the 11th century! it give... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 January 2017
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Marshfield, Missouri, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There really isn't a whole lot here. I guess that's why it's called 'ruins'. It is nice that there are signs around the area to describe what was once there in each spot and to describe how the natives lived. The museum has some neat artifacts.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

If you are visiting Grand Canyon park don't miss those ruins! You can see severals inhabitations outside and the muesum show you ceramics and objets from the 11th century! it give you a great idea of how was this territory and who lived here, before it became full with tourists !

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Thank Mulholland-Dr
Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We almost passed this Gem up, but decided to go last minute and we're so glad we did. Small building had a lot of art and cultural items but there was many items to see outside. Very nice exhibit!!

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Camas, WA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Nice little museum along the rim drive. Nothing fancy, but lots of information. A short walk around the area gives some idea of the history of the Park and it's former inhabitants. Worth a few minutes away from the rim.

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Larnaka City, Cyprus
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

We drove out to the Tusayan Ruins and Museum. It's worth seeing, but there is really not much there. The museum is tiny, and the ruins are minimal. If you are in the Grand Canyon National Park, and are on the Desert View drive, it's worth stopping here for a few minutes.

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Woodstock, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

This is a great place if you haven't seen other Indian ruins before but there are others in Arizona much better.

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

This was a stop on a bus tour my friend and I took and it was very interesting. The ruins are well preserved.

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We stopped off at Tusayan Museum and Ruins on our way back from Desert View. The Museum was nice, and the ruins were interesting, but very minimal.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We first visited the museum and spent quite a bit of time there even though it is very small. There were a lot of interesting artifacts. We moved on to see the ruins. Unfortunately there was a sign warning of snakes in the ruins. Snakes are my phobia. Had the sign not been there, I would have enjoyed the walk... More 

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Overland Park, Ks
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

There is a short loop trail here with interpretive signage and some ruins (about one mile). The signage imparts details about how the native Americans lived, ate and farmed the land. Plan to spend a half- to one hour. There are restrooms and a small museum here.

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