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Salmon Ruins

6131 US 64, Farmington, NM 87413-9554
+1 505-632-2013
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Salmon Ruins

Interesting place to visit for an hour if you are in the area. Not worth a side trip. It is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike L
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Longview, Texas
Chaco private tour with archeologist

Tori took us on a private day tour to Chaco Canyon from her administrative home at Salmon Ruins in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Micksey
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Arizona
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6131 US 64, Farmington, NM 87413-9554
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place to visit for an hour if you are in the area. Not worth a side trip. It is a self walking tour with a booklet for numbered information.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tori took us on a private day tour to Chaco Canyon from her administrative home at Salmon Ruins in Bloomfield. She has an incredible knowledge of the Chaco culture and could explain how the developments related to broader historical events. My friend said it was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thanks to the Salmons, early settlers, a Anasazi pueblo site has been preserved just outside Bloomfield and there’s a nice museum dedicated to telling the story of both. We booked an all day tour to the Chaco Culture National Monument with a museum archaeologist, Tori...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2018

The Salmon family, who settled and farmed here in the late 19th century, did much to preserve the ancient pueblo that once graced this land. Multiple rooms have been well preserved and carefully described in the materials provided for your self-guided tour. Meanwhile the museum...More

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Reviewed April 12, 2018

We hired Tori to provide a full-day tour of Chaco Canyon and our experience was perfect. We left the museum at 8:00am and returned about 4:45pm. Getting to Chaco is no easy feat and we were very glad not to have tried it in our...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

We used Salmon Ruins to provide a tour guide to Chaco canyon. We were the only ones on the tour that day. Our guide, Tori, was extremely knowledgable about the site, and the history of, both the ancient and current Indian tribes. She was able...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

These ruins we're really neat. Wish I could have taken the paper guide home but did not want to pay $3.00 for a copy. Great stop though for anyone that loves history. There. Is a small cost to per person to view the ruins.

Thank Sarah T
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Reviewed January 8, 2018

First I must say that some people have posted the wrong photos for this sight! I see pictures of Aztec ruins and even Chaco Canyon! That said, this place, Salmon ruins is really worth the visit. It's a low price to enter and includes not...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

If you visit Chaco Canyon, you will find Salmon Ruins an excellent opportunity to explore a site constructed in the later period. The visitor center has thoroughly researched and informative exhibits, and the video on the evolution of the architecture at the Salmon site is...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2017

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

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Mark M
November 7, 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.
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