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Aztec Ruins National Monument

P. O. Box 640, Aztec, NM 87410-0640
+1 505-334-6174
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Time travel

What a beautiful setting especially in the fall with the yellow fall leaves. The museum has pots... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Small National Monument

The monument is right in downtown Aztec. It has an interesting museum with a movie. The grounds and... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
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Spectacular ruins where visitors can enter the only reconsructed kiva in the Southwest.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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P. O. Box 640, Aztec, NM 87410-0640
+1 505-334-6174
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

What a beautiful setting especially in the fall with the yellow fall leaves. The museum has pots and artifacts and is small but interesting. Walking through the ruins and visiting the kiva is fascinating and let's one imagine what life was like then.

Thank SunPilgrim
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The monument is right in downtown Aztec. It has an interesting museum with a movie. The grounds and ruins are easy to see, with some steps and small, narrow, doorways. The office offers copies of the guidebook to borrow. Aztec's inter-ties with Chaco and Mesa...More

Thank Washozephyr
Reviewed 7 October 2017

What a marvellously well kept monument , especially the KIVA . Not a place for people with walking difficulties . This sounds like a contradiction as they are ruins but they are well kept . The rangers are very informative , also there is a...More

1  Thank johnsoutham
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

I was completely taken back by the Aztec Ruins. I've been to many ancient ancestral ruins around the world including the Incas Machu Picchu and the Mayans many sites through Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize... I must say, the Aztec ruins packs a huge punch for...More

2  Thank MissD819
Reviewed 4 October 2017

These ruins were absolutely amazing. The restored great kiva was beautiful, and the trail guide provided lots of insights into the ruins. It felt like a very spiritual place, and the energy was very calming. The trail was very short and easy to walk. The...More

2  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The Aztec Ruins are amazing!! The area is well kept, the staff is knowledgeable and very nice. I purchased the Navajo insect bite salve made of Navajo secret ingredients and have used it with great success.

Thank staceysl356
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We were welcomed when entering the center and given a brochure and guide book to the ruins (too be returned). 15 minute film was ok, exhibits were very informative and well done. Walkways were nice and walking tour laid out nicely. Only negative was the...More

Thank usdeputysurveyor
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Park your car and you are there! Compact but rich area with hundreds of rooms. Beautiful location by river and big sage bushes.

Thank Irma W
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Be sure to stop in the Visitor Center. They have the best preserved cloth/fiber artifacts I have seen in the Southwest. The pottery and others items are also excellent. The video is helpful (shown on the half hour). The Visitor Center will also loan you...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Really impressive ancient city great kivas and stone buildings everyone should see it. Guide book has interesting information and the movie on the site was well done

1  Thank Jon F
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Jim C
4 March 2017|
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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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