Journey Into the Past 
Year-round professionally guided tours

CHACO CANYON

NAVAJO DEFENSIVE SITES (DINETAH)

BISTI WILDERNESS

ARCHES AND ARCHAEOLOGY

CUSTOM TOURS


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FILLING FAST!!


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for more information.



ARTS and CRAFTS FAIR

31st Annual Fundraiser

Saturday, DECEMBER 7, 2019

at McGee Park Office Building

(Behind Sun-Ray Casino)


Salmon Ruins hosts one of the longest-running Craft Fairs of the region, as a major source of funding for the Museum, every year.  Don't miss this opportunity to find unique, affordable, locally-made gifts for all your friends and family this holiday season!


Only 81 vendor spaces available - don't wait to apply or you might be left out!

Applications will be taken first come, first served starting September 3 at 8 AM in the Business Office at Salmon Ruins Museum.


Hot food served from the Kitchen all day as a fundraiser for the Northwest New Mexico USBC Bowling organization!



SALMON RUINS

​BY PHOTOGRAPHER RON HUNT

See Ron's Light Painting...

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THE POTTERY OF

MATA ORTIZ

​INFLUENCE OF THE CASAS GRANDES REGION ON
MATA ORTIZ

​View the Exhibit Today

​in the G. Alton James Gallery!



​Learn How Pottery Construction of an Ancient Culture Influences the Work of Master Potters Today in the Village of Mata Ortiz, Chihuahua, Mexico.  All Courtesty the Vision, Ceramic Arts, and Generosity of Mata Ortiz' own Internationally Known Artist,

Juan Quezada.

Salmon Ruins and the San Juan County Museum Association are a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.


CURRENT TEMPORARY EXHIBIT


from above

​images from a storied land


Photographs by

​ADRIEL HEISEY



Developed by

The Albuquerque Museum,
Albuquerque

and

Archaeology Southwest,
​Tucson

(formerly Center for Desert Archaeology)




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