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Aztec Museum & Pioneer Village, Aztec

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After the Ancient Puebloans migrated from Aztec Ruins in the 1300's, Ute and Navajo Native Americans camped along the Animas River.

By the late 1800's treaties between Indian Tribes and the United States Government allowed homesteaders to establish farms in the San Juan River Basin. In 1887 Aztec, New Mexico was founded to serve Hispanic and Anglo settlers.

Pioneer Village tells the story of these 19th century western Americans. The village has twelve buildings containing authentic local artifacts, interpretive displays, and tools used to settle the Wild West.

Visit Aztec Museum and Pioneer Village on Aztec's Main Avenue National Historic District. Tel. (505)-334- 9829
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  • 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 ho...  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 recomme...  more »
  • 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...  more »
  • I am a sixth grade student and I am doing a project about how the aztec survived. Can you please help us find out how they survived?