• Great Kiva with Walls of West Ruin

    Aztec Ruins

    National Monument New Mexico

For Teachers

Aztec Ruins provides many resources for teachers. Call the visitor center to reserve a traveling trunk of replica artifacts for use in your classroom. A teacher's guide, full of readings and lesson plans, is available to download and print from this website. Aztec Ruins is a great destination for a field trip. Rangers are also available to give free presentations in local classrooms on a variety of curriculum-based topics.
 
Working in the Heritage Garden During a Service-Learning Field Trip
Students working in the Heritage Garden during a service-learning field trip sponsored by the National Parks Foundation.
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

Acoma Dancers

Descendants of the ancestral Pueblos at Aztec Ruins include the Hopi in Arizona, and the 19 Rio Grande Pueblos of New Mexico: Taos, Picuris, Sandia, Isleta, San Juan, Santa Clara, San Ildefonso, Nambe, Tesuque, Jemez, Cochiti, Pojoaque, Santo Domingo, San Felipe, Santa Ana, Zia, Laguna, Acoma, and Zuni.