• Great Kiva with Walls of West Ruin

    Aztec Ruins

    National Monument New Mexico

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  • Museum Closed Starting October 27, 2014

    The Aztec Ruins museum will be closed starting Monday, October 27, 2014 to prepare for new exhibits to be installed in April 2015. The visitor center, video, and self-guided trail will remain open.

Park Planning

The park welcomes feedback from the public as part of our planning process. Online comments should be entered on the National Park Service Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) website located at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/azru. Written comments may also be mailed to the superintendent:

Superintendent
Aztec Ruins National Monument
84 County Road 2900
Aztec, NM 87410-9715

Did You Know?

Corner doorway at Aztec West

Corner doorways are not a sound architectural decision. Yet, three such doors within this structure have stood for over 900 years. Why did ancient builders include these features in their design?