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Fascinating Glimpse of Culture and History

The 900-year old AZTEC RUINS near Farmington, NM represent an amazing legacy of Indian history and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anthony V
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Excellent Presentations

This is not merely the ruins. The exhibits and presentation in the Visitor's center are a must see... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Gerald W
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Frankfort, Michigan
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Spectacular ruins where visitors can enter the only reconsructed kiva in the Southwest.
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725 Ruins Rd, Aztec, NM 87410-0640
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+1 505-334-6174
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The 900-year old AZTEC RUINS near Farmington, NM represent an amazing legacy of Indian history and culture. You have to be there and duck limbo-like through the low stone doors between apartments to experience the environment and culture. Most impressive is the Great Kiva –...More

Thank Anthony V
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is not merely the ruins. The exhibits and presentation in the Visitor's center are a must see to understand this area. A bit of context was missing, though. See Stephen Lekson's A History of the Ancient Southwest. Aztec is Pueblo III where, after the...More

Thank Gerald W
Reviewed 5 days ago

The only fully restored kiva in the world. Seeing this ruin really puts Chaco and Mesa Verde in perspective. Great video.

Thank Janine W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A FREE half-mile loop walk through the Aztec Ruins with a number guide to understand which rooms/areas you are looking at. Also had a 15min introduction video worth watching. Great for history buffs of all ages.

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well I went in August and as you would expect it is very hot around the New Mexico area. The staff is very friendly and very helpful, there is a museum inside the place as well but I recommend to check that out after you...More

Thank Crimike07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great spot to hit up for a peaceful lunch while on the road through here. Dog friendly, in the picnic area and the .5 mile tour is quite inviting. My husband and I switched out for the walk through the ruins and gave us a...More

Thank Ashley D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is well kept and an interesting side trip on our way to Durango, Co. It is free to enter. The entire trail around the community space is less that 1/2 mile. It's at your own pace. You cannot get into some of the...More

Thank lynnTulsa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ruins here are marvelous. They allow visitors to truly experience the way of life in the past. Between the ruin structure, the individual home ruins, and the adjacent visitor centers displays it's easy to imagine life in the pueblo.

Thank jayatee53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This ruin has a few things going for it, easy to get to, reconstructed Kiva and you can see the entire site in a reasonable amount of time. oh and it's free

Thank emersona817
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth a visit to see an example of dwellings from a previous period for native Americans, expansive layout which has a nice walkway around the ruins. Very enjoyable throughout with helpful and friendly staff.

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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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