Join Our Friends
Honoring the past by building for the future.
The Friends of Aztec Ruins is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with Aztec Ruins National Monument to raise funds for special projects and educational programs. By becoming a member of Friends of Aztec Ruins, you help:
Other significant benefits are offered to members. Membership options are listed below. To become a member, send your name, address, phone number, and email address along with membership dues to
Friends of Aztec Ruins
Annual Student, Senior (62+), or Veteran Member - Free admission to Aztec Ruins for one year, admission to members-only events and special tours for one year, receive quarterly newsletter.
Annual Family Membership - Individual memberships for two adults and two children.
Lifetime Individual Member - Lifetime free admission to Aztec Ruins and members-only events and special tours, receive quarterly newletter, take an exclusive tour to the Painted Room (many rangers have never even seen this amazing place!).
Lifetime Family Membership - Lifetime memberships for two adults and two children, including a tour of the Painted Room for all.
Special Project Sponsor - Contact us if you are interested in sponsoring a particular project. You will have the same benefits as corporate members plus a special recognition on site.
Did You Know?
In places, the walls at Aztec Ruins are three feet thick, making them over twice as thick as Mesa Verde cliff dwelling architecture. Masons used the “core and veneer” style, laying a thick rubble core within a finely shaped stone veneer. This style is typical of Chaco Canyon "great house" sites.