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Aztec Ruins National Monument

P. O. Box 640, Aztec, NM 87410-0640
+1 505-334-6174
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Very instructive visit: your learn all the essential about ancient Pueblo society.

This National Park operated site is a must. Your learn a lot for a better understanding of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gives you a look at the past

We enjoyed the time we spent at the Aztec Ruins. They give you great perspective as to how this... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Warren, Pennsylvania
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Spectacular ruins where visitors can enter the only reconsructed kiva in the Southwest.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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P. O. Box 640, Aztec, NM 87410-0640
+1 505-334-6174
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This National Park operated site is a must. Your learn a lot for a better understanding of the culture of ancient Anasazi society. Visit Aztec Ruins BEFORE visiting Chaco. Aztec was searched for years by archeologists and is beautifully restored, including the great kiva.

Thank akhenaton2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the time we spent at the Aztec Ruins. They give you great perspective as to how this village was designed and functioned. These ruins were a small sampling of what an entire village must have been like.

Thank Willowkara
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was not disappointed with my visit to this location as I am amazed at the history of this type of settlement/ ruins. However, after visiting Mesa Verde and Chaco Canyon previously I found that the Aztec ruin is more fitting to those in need...More

Thank rocknySC
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Aztec Ruins offers a compelling look into the Pueblo people's society. This is a fairly small monument but definitely worth a visit. The walk around the ruins is easy for most anyone and beyond being intriguing, is also quite lovely. We visited Chaco before coming...More

Thank Smiles4miles
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We spent several hours exploring the site and visitor center. Had great time. The history, while incomplete, is rich and interesting.

Thank Kevin032452
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Easy guided tour. Clean facilities. You can walk into a kid a and through some of the buildings. Activities for young and old. Beautiful views.

Thank Martha D
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

The site costs $5 per adult to enter. Free parking. Great little museum to walk through first and an interesting 15 min video that starts on the half hour. The ruins themselves took us about an hour to walk through. There are markers as you...More

1  Thank Erin B
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We ended up visiting Aztec Ruins because we couldn't get into Chaco Canyon (weather). We were impressed with the site and very glad we got to visit. The little museum and film provide background information that adds to the experience. The trail is short (maybe...More

Thank cherylls166
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Stopped by to see the monument was extremely glad that we did. This site allows you to get an idea how the occupants lived with a lot less effort than driving to Mesa Verde and paying for a tour. This complex is mostly on flat...More

1  Thank rp-yp
Reviewed 12 October 2017

What a beautiful setting especially in the fall with the yellow fall leaves. The museum has pots and artifacts and is small but interesting. Walking through the ruins and visiting the kiva is fascinating and let's one imagine what life was like then.

Thank SunPilgrim
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Q: What is the entrance fee? A: Entrance is $5.00 per person. Children 15 and under are free. All current interagency passes to federal recreation areas are honored and available at the site until thirty minutes before... More
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