• The Great House at Casa Grande Ruins stands out for miles

    Casa Grande Ruins

    National Monument Arizona

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    The Visitor Center is OPEN! Major heating/cooling system work is done. Fees are being collected and passes are available.

Operating Hours & Seasons

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument is open every day of the year from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except Thanksgiving Day and December 25th when we are closed.

 
An afternoon view of the Casa Grande (Big House) from the southwest.
Afternoon view of the "Big House" from the southwest.
Jim Creager
 

Please Note: Casa Grande Ruins National Monument changed visitor hours to 9:00-5:00 beginning May 1, 2009.

Did You Know?

1852 sketch of Casa Grande by John Bartlett.

Father Kino, in 1694, was the first European to call this structure Casa Grande. It is a Spanish word that means 'great house.' The Casa Grande is a 4-story, 11-room structure which was built about 700 years ago.