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Casa Grande Ruins National Monument

Open Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Thank You National Park Service

Such an interesting archaeology site. We were lucky and got there just in time to take a tour with... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tom Deb S
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Prescott, Arizona
Well worth the Visit

As National Parks go this was an easy visit and very informative. We got to speak with many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rogersober
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Clermont, Florida
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Archeological preserve of one of the most mysterious ancient structures in North America.
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1100 W Ruins Dr, Coolidge, AZ 85128-3200
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All reviews visitor center guided tour big house sonoran desert main structure short film the national park service horned owls senior pass picnic area story building small museum well worth the stop native americans interesting history day trip gift shop
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Such an interesting archaeology site. We were lucky and got there just in time to take a tour with a Park Ranger. Worth the few miles and time off Interstate 10 to visit. Also a very nice visitor center.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tom Deb S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As National Parks go this was an easy visit and very informative. We got to speak with many volunteers and get the whole picture of this Big House both Historically and structurally. The repairs have made a mess of some of the structure. The sister...More

Date of experience: February 2019
7  Thank rogersober
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the tour with the volunteer. Barbara was very informative, has a great sense of humor and very knowledgeable of the area and of the people who inhabited the area.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Phil N Rich W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We like to go to the National Parks and Monuments, and we often stay for a ranger talk. Sometimes the talk is interesting and engaging - sometimes not so much. This one was excellent - plus the 20 minute film was great.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank David W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting trip into pre-history to learn about the life of the native Americans in the area. A short self guided tour available to see the ruins. Plaques provide excellent commentary. NOTE: Do be careful if walking off the path. If there has been recent rain,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank buddha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very informative interpretive centre and incredible ruins. Well worth a visit for anyone interested in Native American culture. Our guide, Steve, did a great job walking us through the outdoor site and telling us the story of this ancient Sonoran culture. A very good use...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Brian F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great area to get a bit of native american history. Staff was very helpful and friendly. The short film is also worth seeing.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank joedvet
Reviewed 21 December 2018

Arizona – Native History Lest we forget that this land has been inhabited many thousands of years before European exploration, a visit to Casa Grande Ruins National Monument teaches us about a flourishing civilization that just vanished. This incredible park provides the visitor with a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 7CsofETX
Reviewed 20 December 2018

Reminded me of the castles in Europe except not made of stone (there isn't any available) & the entrance was ladders, not gates. The museum was well done and there was a gentleman there actually making jewelry, etc. The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 8 December 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The museum was interesting and well organized but what most impressed us was the tour and the briefing provided by the NPS guide. She was friendly and knowledgeable and we both went away with a greater understanding and interest in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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vickyc223
14 April 2018|
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Response from jordo77 | Reviewed this property |
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norma3209
9 February 2015|
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Response from Mattie488 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest contacting the the monument site. I would tend to think not as some areas are rather fragile and are roped off.
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