Place

Tusayan Museum and Pueblo (Ruin)

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

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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 Pueblo (Tusayan Ruin) interprets the remains of a small Ancestral Puebloan village. Normal hours: 9 am to 5 pm

Inside the museum you can: 

  • View: 2000–4000 year old artifacts along with the traditional handicrafts made by regional tribes.
  • Learn: about the prehistoric people who once made this place their home.
  • Visit: the museum's bookstore/shop.

Tusayan Pueblo was a thriving community that created pottery, arrowheads and other household artifacts. Normal hours: 9 am to 5 pm

  • Walk a relatively flat 0.1 mile (200 m) self-guiding trail around the site.
  • Imagine Puebloan Indian life some 800 years ago.
  • Attend daily ranger-led ruin tours at 11 am and 2 pm (summer season)

Hours of Operation 
Closed Until Further Notice

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Last updated: December 26, 2021