Place

Tusayan Museum & Ruin

A small building of uncut stone and rough wooden beams reads
The Tusayan Museum and Ruin features exhibits of Native American artifacts and culture.

NPS / Michael Quinn

Quick Facts

Gifts/Souvenirs/Books, Historical/Interpretive Information/Exhibits, Information Kiosk/Bulletin Board, Parking - Auto

Closed Until Further Notice.


Located 3 miles (4.8km) west of Desert View Watchtower, the Tusayan Museum and Ruin interprets the remains of a small Ancestral Puebloan village.

Visitors can browse the museum's exhibits or bookstore, including 2,000-4,000 year old artifacts and traditional handicrafts made by ancestral Puebloans who lived throughout the area.

Daily ranger-led tours may be available throughout the year.

Hours of Operation 
Closed Until Further Notice

Last updated: November 7, 2021