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“Excellent for families”

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Ranked #1 of 2 things to do in Coolidge
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Archeological preserve of one of the most mysterious ancient structures in North America.
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Family visits which included school age children . Park guide presentation was appreciated by all . It was interesting and informative . All staff very helpful . Worth it to take a little time to tour the museum and view video - and do guide tour . Self - tour - ok - but you will appreciate your visit much more if you watch video and listen to guide presentation .

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"visitor center"
in 25 reviews
"guided tour"
in 32 reviews
"big house"
in 12 reviews
"sonoran desert"
in 34 reviews
"main structure"
in 9 reviews
"ball court"
in 8 reviews
"short film"
in 10 reviews
"story building"
in 6 reviews
"irrigation canals"
in 4 reviews
"adobe structure"
in 4 reviews
"picnic area"
in 12 reviews
"small museum"
in 15 reviews
"well worth the stop"
in 5 reviews
"park ranger"
in 6 reviews
"interesting history"
in 8 reviews
"native americans"
in 12 reviews
"day trip"
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We were visiting my mom, and looking for things to do. We did not know what to expect when we decided to visit the ruins, but it was definitely worth our time. I do not remember the name of our tour guide, but she was the best story teller and she made the ruins come alive during our time with her. Great history on the first settlements in the region.

Thank Kim H
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Very impressive site. Dedicated park rangers provide free tour. Short movie. A must to get a sense of history and ancient Sonoran desert peoples in Arizona

Thank demandingBelgium
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I had to Stop in a client in Casa Grande and took the 15 mile ride to get there. I loved the history and the old architecture.

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Wow! I've lived in this area for over four years and I can't believe it took me that long to see this amazing structure and the area around it. The Ancestral Sonoran People who created this amazing four story structure, the irrigation they were able to engineer in the area, and the art that they were able to create in their free time is mind boggling. They were so smart to create their environment and then have a enough leisure time to live beyond survival to be artistic. George Frey was one of the best storytellers and disseminators of history that I have met in many many years of travel. If you are lucky enough to have this man lead your tour, you have been blessed.

1  Thank Teresa M
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