Tusayan Ruins And Museum

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  • Address: 3 miles west of Desert View Visitor Center, Desert View Drive (Hwy 64), Grand Canyon National Park, AZ, United States
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-9286382305
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Ancient Ruin, Family And Kids

The Tusayan Ruins are important archaeological ruins in Grand Canyon Arizona. The ruins comprises of u-shaped pueblo featuring a living area, storage rooms, and a kiva. According to research the site was once habited by local tribes as far back as the 10th century. The museum located just adjacent, contains a great amount information on not just the Tuasayan tribes but habitation in Canyon in general. Studies suggest that humans have inhabited the canyon as far back 12,000 years ago. The museum also contains great information about the geology and environment in the canyons, tools and relics used by the tribes and much more. It was built in 1928 to a design by National Park Service architect Herbert Maier and sponsored by Laura Spelman Rockefeller as a trailside museum. It was expanded in 1934, and represents an interpretation of a Hopi structure. Quite an interesting place to visit with family and friends.

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  • Tusayan Ruins And Museum Address: 3 miles west of Desert View Visitor Center, Desert View Drive (Hwy 64), Grand Canyon National Park, AZ, United States
  • Tusayan Ruins And Museum Contact Number: +1-9286382305
  • Tusayan Ruins And Museum Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Tusayan Ruins And Museum(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Tusayan Ruins And Museum: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 4.34% of people who visit Grand Canyon National Park include Tusayan Ruins And Museum in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Tusayan Ruins And Museum visit around 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Tusayan Ruins And Museum

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People normally also visit Havasupai Falls while planning their trip to Tusayan Ruins And Museum.

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