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A great place to learn about Indian history. The site has historical artifacts, a docent led tour and a film. It is also on the Rio Grande and offers beautiful views. Worth the 1/2 hour trip from Albuquerque if you are interested in US history.
Wow, to think that way before the Spanish Conquistadors these people had a complete thriving community.
Can you imagine what these people must have thought when they saw these guys arrive in armor with muskets and horses!
All the while looking for gold to steal...More
I have been by this so many times. Now, with all the road construction I finally stopped. What a welcome break. Sadly we missed the last tour of the day but there are plenty of markers and signage around the site to make it a...More
Nice little trip for a few hours. The visitor center very kid friendly. The tour was informative and historic. The walking paths were nice to get out and move around with the kids. The paths were flat and relatively smooth, so good for all ages....More
Coronado Historic Site
an archaeological site in Bernalillo New Mexico. the ruins of Kuaua pueblo [kwow-wow] The pueblo was used from 1325 to 1540s. Remnants of pueblos and six kivas built in round, square and rectangular shapes. The site is particularly noted for a series of pre-contact (pre-1541) murals that were recovered from a...More
We stopped by simply because we were staying in the campground nearby.
We were greeted enthusiastically by a docent and a park ranger both. Which is always nice.
We looked around the museum section. Lots of hands on sections for such a tiny space. It...More
To really see the site, allow a couple of hours at least. The guides are public employees and you need neither hire nor tip them. The guide we had was an archeology grad student who obviously loved what he was doing. The... More
To really see the site, allow a couple of hours at least. The guides are public employees and you need neither hire nor tip them. The guide we had was an archeology grad student who obviously loved what he was doing. The only cost was the small entry fee.