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Address: 485 Kuana Rd., Bernalillo, NM 87004
Phone Number: +1 505-867-5351
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Small but very interesting historic site where you can see original Pueblo paintings and experience a recreation of a square Kiva. There is an entire community buried there that... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 September 2016
StoneHarbor1
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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Lee's Summit, Missouri
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Small but very interesting historic site where you can see original Pueblo paintings and experience a recreation of a square Kiva. There is an entire community buried there that was excavated, studied, plundered and then covered over again. Absolutely worth your time if you're interested in how the Native Americans lived.

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Docent knew what he was talking about. History of the area very informative and worth the hour or so spent there.

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Goodyear, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

CORONADO HISTORIC SITE which is located just north of Albuquerque. We walked down to the water edge of the Rio Grande but it was so overgrown and on a small cliff you couldn’t get to the river. The visitors center has some beautiful murals that were discovered in one of the kiva’s. They were so interesting. You can’t take pictures... More 

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Ada, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

The exhibit area is small, but the history is fascinating. They have recreated a small part of the original settlement to give you an idea of what life was like so long ago. The outside area is easily walked even for the partially handicapped (my husband has bad knees), but we did not attempt the ladder down into the recreated... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Very interesting and informative. The guide was helpful and knowledgeable. Ancient ruins, good museum, worth every bit of the $5 fee. WPA project! Thanks FDR!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

We loved this spot. We had the great good fortune to arrive just as the resident expert was conducting a tour of the painted kiva, something we've never seen in visits to many ruins. The chance to stand in a spot central to the pueblo-dwellers' culture seeing the paintings much as they did, was remarkable and moving. The guide did... More 

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We visited the Coronado Historic site on our visit to nearby Albuquerque. The site is apparently not well known and thus it was uncrowded when we visited. The site is next to the Rio Grande River and provided good views of the river along with a few shaded picnic sites. The docent was very informative about the site and provided... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

So wonderful to find such a fascinating, educational and well-run site practically right in our own backyard! Well worth an afternoon when in the area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Got a great guide. She was very thorough. Enjoyed the history of the area very much. Path is wheelchair accessible. The kiva is very unusual.

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Fredericksburg, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Little visited although on the main drag to Chaco Canyon. This historic site is the home of the best preserved Murals in existence today. if you look closely you will observe similarities with open are pictographs. Best part is the reconstructed Kiva with the reconstructed murals. A docent lead tour will take you underground to see them as they once... More 

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