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Coronado Historic Site

485 Kuana Rd., Bernalillo, NM 87004
+1 505-867-5351
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Worth it to climb down into the kiva

We're from the east coast and know little about the history of this area. The guide was quite... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
United States
Beautiful and variety of activities

This pueblo site has a museum with conqistador armor to try on, picnic grounds, Rio Grande access... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Jan E
Bernalillo, New Mexico
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“wall paintings” (15 reviews)
“guided tour” (21 reviews)
“small museum” (18 reviews)
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485 Kuana Rd., Bernalillo, NM 87004
+1 505-867-5351
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We're from the east coast and know little about the history of this area. The guide was quite knowledgeable and gave us a great overview of the history here. This isn't a huge site, but being able to climb down into the kiva was amazing....More

Thank VeganRV
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This pueblo site has a museum with conqistador armor to try on, picnic grounds, Rio Grande access, Native gardens, kiva, tours and activities on occasion like flint knapping. And nice clean bathrooms! Native items gift shop and the most beautiful view of Sandia Mountain. The...More

Thank Jan E
Reviewed 31 October 2017

A very interesting and educational stop. The guides are well versed and are ready to answer all questions (no matter how dumb)! The recreation of the archaeological site is amazing and it is easy to navigate.

Thank IP3806
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The Coronado Historic site is a bit less than meets the eye. The highlight is a docent who delivers an overview of the Pueblos residents inside a restored Kiva including some of the wall paintings discovered when it was unearthed about 1935. Beyond that and...More

Thank ggsmac
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

An amazing history of the Pueblo people. See the hands on museum, great for all ages. Guide was knowledgable and passionate about the history in this place. Go into a Kiva and experience the art work/meanings of wall drawings. Very cool.

Thank krahorst
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A friend lives nearby and I wanted to see what this site had, and was not disappointed. The docent that took us into the kiva was great and informative. I found the murals and the history the most interesting. Make sure to see the brief...More

Thank randisbrown
Reviewed 26 September 2017

The entrance fee is $5 per person which includes a tour. There is a museum with some Spanish items and a room with murals removed from the Kiva. You can only go into the Kiva with a ranger. Coronado visited this area sometime in the...More

Thank charles6346
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We live locally and periodically bring house guests to this most interesting archaeological site. We are never disappointed. The staff and docents are personable and very knowledgeable. Every time we visit we learn something new. Recently the site has started to research and dig again....More

Thank richardbS7468KW
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Our visit turned out to be a far greater experience than any of us expected. The Pueblo artifacts are spectacular and the culture and history captivating. Best of all was the way the artisans, employees and volunteers worked together to engage visitors to tell the...More

1  Thank 841bernie
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a very fun place to visit, especially with kids. It is informative and has hands on displays.

Thank Michael A
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Cathy O
21 April 2016|
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Response from Le D | Reviewed this property |
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
Debra J
5 April 2015|
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Response from mountains74 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are campgrounds 1 near the park don't know if it's open for the season and there is a KOA in Bernalillo not far away