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Address: 485 Kuana Rd., Bernalillo, NM 87004
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An archeological wonder

We have always enjoyed learning about the peoples who inhabited the Americas before the Europeans arrived. This site, overlooking the Rio Grande, transcends the ordinary... read more

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Madison, South Dakota
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Madison, South Dakota
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have always enjoyed learning about the peoples who inhabited the Americas before the Europeans arrived. This site, overlooking the Rio Grande, transcends the ordinary collection of sites, digs, and artifacts in that it has been so carefully preserved and in cases, recreated, that your appreciation of the inhabitants of the area, and in turn, the peoples of all the... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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127 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The interpretive center was relatively small (not a huge museum) but it was packed with interesting info and many hands-on exhibits. Archaeologists were on site cataloging artifacts, and it was interesting to watch them work. The walk around the (reconstructed) ruins was easy and informative. This must have been a beautiful place to live, with the river flowing by and... More 

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Thank Edward Z
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The historic site lies beautyfully right of the bank of the Rio Grande. The guided tour was very interesting and informative. You will learn a lot. A place worth to visit.

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Waterloo, Belgium
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641 reviews
297 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Coronado Historic Site is worth a small detour and/or a stop while in the area. It is located in a nice area overlooking the Rio Grande river and the 'Sandia' Mountains (spelling??) However, there is not all that much to see. Some restored ruins are about it. A guided tour is probably giving more information about the site, which... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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140 reviews
97 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Coronado offers a small visitor centre with information panels, artifacts and cave paintings. Outside, there is a Kiva, of which the inside is accessible via a guided tour. There are also some restored ruins, which are four feet tall mud brick walls that attempts to show the configuration of the pueblo rooms. This setting is nice and offers a view... More 

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I've lived just a few miles from this site for over two years and have passed by it many times but never stopped until we were trying to find some nearby things to do with some friends visiting from CT. They have two children 11 and 8 and they both loved this place. Our docent, Brian, was really good at... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The site is conveniently located about 2 miles west of I25. The museum and gift shop are right across from the parking lot. A paid tour is only $5 for adults and free for kids and well worth it. The path through the ruins is paved and the entire circuit is only about 1/2 mile, though there are a few... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We only stopped at this site because it was next to the Coronado Campground. I really didn't expect much. I was really off-base. This was a very interesting historic area. One docent gave us a fantastic tour of the original murals. After that another docent gave us a tour of the outside area and structures. Both docents took the time... More 

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Pulaski
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241 reviews
167 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

There is not a lot to this attraction, but it was still good. Unfortunately, we had incorrect information from their website on opening times. It partially opens as it says, but the main part of it is guide led. That part was not until much later, so we just sort of hung around waiting. The people there were friendly, but... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

I enjoy learning about history, prehistory, Native American cultures, and Spanish culture in the Americas. Well, this is the place to feed those interests. It is beautiful - right on the bank of the Rio Grande. Take a guided tour if you can - you will learn so much. It is kind of a spiritual place.

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