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Salmon Ruins

6131 US 64, Farmington, NM 87413-9554
+1 505-632-2013
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Intresting but Run Down.

I love visiting ruins. This place really had potential but it seems like the money and effort have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kristen A
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Grand Marais, Minnesota
Don't miss this

We were more than surprised at all the interesting information we learned here. We almost decided... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cris D
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Albany, Georgia
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“chaco canyon” (39 reviews)
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6131 US 64, Farmington, NM 87413-9554
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"chaco canyon"
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"self guided tour"
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"gift shop"
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"mesa verde"
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"worth a stop"
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"national monument"
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"chaco culture"
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"day tour"
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"guide book"
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"great history"
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"steep walk"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love visiting ruins. This place really had potential but it seems like the money and effort have not been being returned in to the site...Sad.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were more than surprised at all the interesting information we learned here. We almost decided not to go due to time, but so glad we did. The museum is loaded with information and a great collection of artifacts. Then the pamphlet provided for the...More

Thank Cris D
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Interesting place to visit for an hour if you are in the area. Not worth a side trip. It is a self walking tour with a booklet for numbered information.

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Tori took us on a private day tour to Chaco Canyon from her administrative home at Salmon Ruins in Bloomfield. She has an incredible knowledge of the Chaco culture and could explain how the developments related to broader historical events. My friend said it was...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Thanks to the Salmons, early settlers, a Anasazi pueblo site has been preserved just outside Bloomfield and there’s a nice museum dedicated to telling the story of both. We booked an all day tour to the Chaco Culture National Monument with a museum archaeologist, Tori...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The Salmon family, who settled and farmed here in the late 19th century, did much to preserve the ancient pueblo that once graced this land. Multiple rooms have been well preserved and carefully described in the materials provided for your self-guided tour. Meanwhile the museum...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

We hired Tori to provide a full-day tour of Chaco Canyon and our experience was perfect. We left the museum at 8:00am and returned about 4:45pm. Getting to Chaco is no easy feat and we were very glad not to have tried it in our...More

1  Thank plazb
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

We used Salmon Ruins to provide a tour guide to Chaco canyon. We were the only ones on the tour that day. Our guide, Tori, was extremely knowledgable about the site, and the history of, both the ancient and current Indian tribes. She was able...More

Thank Sc245
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

These ruins we're really neat. Wish I could have taken the paper guide home but did not want to pay $3.00 for a copy. Great stop though for anyone that loves history. There. Is a small cost to per person to view the ruins.

Thank Sarah T
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

First I must say that some people have posted the wrong photos for this sight! I see pictures of Aztec ruins and even Chaco Canyon! That said, this place, Salmon ruins is really worth the visit. It's a low price to enter and includes not...More

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Mark M
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Response from silverstreak5611 | Reviewed this property |
Contact Salmon Ruins Museum in Bloomfield, New Mexico. Ask for tour information. I hope this is helpful. Go online and google this and you will get all of the information needed to contact them.
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