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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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worth a quick trip

The small museum does have some interesting artifacts and it is a quick walk around the Tusayan ruins. Worth a quick trip to see these ruins.

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chicago, il
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chicago, il
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The small museum does have some interesting artifacts and it is a quick walk around the Tusayan ruins. Worth a quick trip to see these ruins.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

If you like historical information about Grand Canyon and the native people, this is a must stop. A short walk around the ruins and a small museum are definitely a good stop

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We got snowed out from hiking and took the day to stop at all of the spots. This was an outside walk around and you see the ruins. Interesting.

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Marshfield, Missouri, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

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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Thank Lisa H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 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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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 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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