• 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.

Brochures

Below are some brochures about Aztec Ruins National Monument. (To get the Free Adobe Reader, which is required to read the pdf files, click here.)

Ceramics at Aztec Ruins. 8 1/2 x 14 (pdf, 1.45mb)
Different types and styles of pottery found at Aztec Ruins National Monument.

Echoes from the Past. 8 1/2 x 14 (pdf, 1.81mb)
The musical instruments of the ancestral Pueblo people.

Designing Aztec Ruins. 8 1/2 x 14 (pdf, 1.44mb)
How the ancestral Pueblo people designed, planned, and build Great Houses.

Resources Near and Far. 8 1/2 x 14 (pdf, 1.02mb)
The resources available at and used in the area as well as items traded from distant lands.

Native Plants of Aztec Ruins. 8 1/2 x 14 (pdf, 3.6mb)
The native plants of the area and their uses.

Dendrochronology. 8 1/2 x 14 (pdf, 1.43mb)
How tree ring dating works and how it helps us learn about Aztec Ruins.

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.