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We were happy and pleased to find this off the south rim drive. It was a nice place to stop, use the bathrooms, have a picnic and walk the ruins. There is a small, interesting museum. We took lots of pictures to send to our...More
The ruins themselves are not as spectacular as ones like Wupatki. However, what made this a great stop was the free 1/2 hour guided tour with a national park ranger who was also a member of the Hopi tribe. It was fascinating to learn about...More
I actually never heard of the Tusayan Ruins until I saw a sign for it on the way to the Desert Tower. I have always had an interest in Native American history and could not pass this up. I did not make the museum but...More
We visited both the museum and took the Tusuyan Ruin Walk while in Grand Canyon National Park. The site is an 800 year old Pueblo Indian Site. There is a pueblo to see.
The walk is self guided. The rangers are very helpful in telling...More
We came upon 5he ruins after the mesuem was closed but the trail matkets were a big help. Itcwss great to see the ruins & how they stored food.. A huge male elk came walking through the ruins with massive antkers plus it showed us...More
We arrived at the ruins in time to join the ranger in a walk through the ruins. She was extremely knowledgeable and informative, explaining what the various types of structures were for. Take the time to visit the museum
One of the interesting stops you can make when taking the Desert View Drive is the Tusayan Museum and Ruins. The museum is located just a few miles fro the Desert View Watchtower and is free to visit.
Here you find a short walking path...More