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Aztec Museum and Pioneer Village let visitors experience pioneer life in the American West. Aztec's history of human habitation goes back a thousand years, when Native Americans settled along the Animas River. Pioneer Village gives visitors the...more
I visited the museum on a very warm day in Aztec. Greeter was very nice. Gave me a self tour packet which i followed. Fasinating history in Aztec. Interesting collections of items from locals. Enjoyed the out buildings the most! Bank, store, smithery, and others.
This is a well done look at the history of Aztec. It includes fascinating oil and gas exploration info as well as a look at Native American and pioneer memorabilia a delightful way to spend a hot afternoon. Loved it.
After seeing many ancient pueblos, I was curious about this frontier museum in Aztec. It is hard to spend time in this area's challenging terrain without wondering about the daily life of the early homesteaders who tried to make a living here. So I was...More
Visited here by chance after seeing Aztec ruins. Very friendly and helpful staff. The recreation of the pioneer village was very interesting. We spent much longer here than anticipated. Highly recommended.
A great experience. The village packs a lot in, in such a small space. Lots of memorabilia mostly donated by locals who don't want to throw grandmas heirlooms and much loved treasures away
The replica pioneer buildings ( and one original) are wonderfully detailed evoking...More
This is also right in our town. You walk in and see relics and newspaper clippings of old. How Aztec was founded. As you walk out in the back yard you will see a church where people worshipped. You can even go in. You'll see...More
This museum is typical in some ways, with eclectic displays of various artifacts, a small village, etc., but it does an above average job of interpretation. The staff (volunteer and a new paid individual on her first day) are enthusiastic and generally knowledgeable.