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Salmon Ruins

6131 US 64, Farmington, NM 87413
+1 505-632-2013
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Very interesting

This little museum and walking tour is well worth stopping for. They provide a detailed description... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kimberly W
Gastonia, North Carolina

We came here because of our fascination with how the native culture lived and thrived so many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Phoenix, Arizona
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6131 US 64, Farmington, NM 87413
+1 505-632-2013
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This little museum and walking tour is well worth stopping for. They provide a detailed description of what you see and the history behind it is fascinating. It just took us a couple hours and was a welcome break after a long car ride. It's...More

Thank Kimberly W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here because of our fascination with how the native culture lived and thrived so many centuries ago. There was a small entry fee and a museum with several artifacts. It was an easy walk to the ruins and self guided. I never get...More

Thank rknjaz1
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

My partner and I stopped here on our drive out from the aztec ruins. The sites are about 10 min from each other. Large parking lot with a picnic table. Entry to the site is $4 per adult. Museum has some artifacts but is quite...More

Thank Erin B
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Smaller site than Chaco but the historical information that follows the Chaco era is also remarkable. There is some reconstruction that is true to the period. The NPS lends you a great guide that allows you to set your own pace. Watch the short film...More

Thank Martha D
Reviewed 2 October 2017

I haven't been here despite visiting Farmington for over 20 years. Well worth a stop. A great little museum attached. Support your local ruins and help them improve their outside exhibit. A neat little gift store with great native carvings for sale.

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We have always driven by this in the past, but just decided to stop, WAY worth it!! Associated with the Chaco group about 45 miles south, this was a big pueblo. Lots of rooms and a wonderful big Kiva. A bit of a steep walk...More

1  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Salmon ruins are well preserved and especially interesting when combined with a visit to Chaco Canyon because you can learn to view Chaco architecture and technique in its various time settings. There's a lot to walk through and see.

2  Thank Q4766HGsusans
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the self guided tour through these amazing ruins. Great friendly customer service. It was a hot day so we couldn't handle staying for too long outside, but enjoyed the time we could.

1  Thank Melanie F
Reviewed 14 August 2017

There was no direction to the actual Ruins when we got to the bottom of the steps, so what we thought were the Ruins actually was the old farm, so we turned left when we should have turned right. There was no way to know...More

1  Thank jghood
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My visit to Salmon Ruins involved two phases, the first was a visit to the museum site. I had reserved a trip to Chaco Culture from the museum; so I went to the site the day before just to insure I could find it the...More

1  Thank wewhynot
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Mark M
7 November 2016|
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Response from silverstreak5611 | Reviewed this property |
Contact Salmon Ruins Museum in Bloomfield, New Mexico. Ask for tour information. I hope this is helpful. Go online and google this and you will get all of the information needed to contact them.