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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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  • 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 afte...  more »
  • This facility has a central visitor building with numerous rooms, and then a cluster of buildings that were brought on site to show how life was lived in the late 1800's to 1900's. There is also a lar...  more »
  • 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 »
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  • If you grew up in Aztec youve seen the museum a couple hundred times...
  • 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?