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Easy to get to......downtown Aztec. Next to the river. Built about 1000 years ago. How did they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ralph R
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Spring, Texas
Don't miss this great site!

We stopped here on a road trip after reading about it in the AAA Tourbook. The museum is very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Terry A
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Duluth, United States
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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 1 week ago

Easy to get to......downtown Aztec. Next to the river. Built about 1000 years ago. How did they build all this by hand ? Not built by Aztecs, but Puebloans. Apparently they were short people . Doors are not vert high. Great view of old history....More

Thank Ralph R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here on a road trip after reading about it in the AAA Tourbook. The museum is very interesting and the video nothing short of fascinating. The ranger asked about how much time we had and made suggestions. The ruins are immediately behind the...More

Thank Terry A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an exciting visit to structures 1,000 years old. It was very accessible with an easy walking trail. The docents were able to talk to us one on one. Get your senior National parks pass it is accepted everywhere. The site is only 15...More

Thank John C
Reviewed October 15, 2018

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 October 14, 2018

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 October 14, 2018

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 October 11, 2018 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 October 8, 2018

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 October 2, 2018 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 October 2, 2018

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

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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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