Coronado Historic Site

Coronado Historic Site Coronado is an archaeological site in New Mexico that is part of the State-governed Museum of New Mexico system. It is located along New Mexico Highway 550, 1 mile west of Bernalillo and 16 miles north of Albuquerque.HistoryCoronado was the first state archaeological site to open to the public.

It was dedicated on May 29, 1940, as part of the Cuarto Centenario commemoration (400th Anniversary) of Francisco Vásquez de Coronado's entry into New Mexico. Although it is named for Vasquez de Coronado, who camped in the vicinity in 1540–1542, it is most noted for the ruins of Kuaua pueblo (Tiwa for "Evergeen"). The pueblo or village was settled about 1325 and abandoned toward the end of the 16t

It was dedicated on May 29, 1940, as part of the Cuarto Centenario commemoration (400th Anniversary) of Francisco Vásquez de Coronado's entry into New Mexico. Although it is named for Vasquez de Coronado, who camped in the vicinity in 1540–1542, it is most noted for the ruins of Kuaua pueblo (Tiwa for "Evergeen"). The pueblo or village was settled about 1325 and abandoned toward the end of the 16t

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Address

485 Kuaua Rd
Bernalillo, NM
87004

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 4pm
Wednesday 10am - 4pm
Thursday 10am - 4pm
Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm
Sunday 10am - 4pm

Telephone

+1 505-867-5351

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