• 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.

Aztec Ruins National Monument Operating Hours & Seasons

photo of entrance to visitor center

Aztec Ruins National Monument Visitor Center

Aztec Ruins National Monument is open every day. Hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm Labor Day through Memorial Day and 8:00am to 6:00pm Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day. No entry is permitted after hours. The park is closed Thanksgiving, December 25th, and January 1st.

Did You Know?

Photo of Earl Morris house

The Visitor Center was once the home of Earl Halstead Morris, the archeologist who first excavated Aztec Ruins. He recycled some original timbers from the ruins in the building. You can still see some of these beams in the ceiling.