History & Culture

You can learn more about aspects of ancestral Pueblo culture, as well as other people associated with Aztec Ruins National Monument, by visiting the following pages:
The Acoma-Laguna Buffalo Dancers, in the Aztec West Plaza.
Ancestral Pueblo Music and Dance

Read about the musical instruments and song-and-dance traditions of the ancestral Pueblo people and their descendants.

A blossom from an Acoma Pumpkin plant, at the Aztec Ruins Heritage Garden.
Heritage Garden and Pueblo Agriculture

Discover the Heritage Garden, where Puebloan crops are grown, and learn about the agriculture of their ancestors.

Painting of Antonio Armijo's group crossing the Animas River

Learn about people associated with Aztec Ruins National Monument.

Ceramics at Aztec Ruins
Ceramics at Aztec Ruins

Learn more about the ceramics produced and found at Aztec Ruins.

Engineering in Aztec Ruins
Engineering in Aztec Ruins

The buildings and features at Aztec Ruins were much more than a collection of storage, living, and ceremonial spaces.

Last updated: February 25, 2024

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Aztec, NM 87410


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