Attractions

Pueblo Ruin

Just for the FUN of IT!

Heritage Park offers architectural
replicas of Tipis and Hogans,  a Wikiup and Pithouse, and a Trading Post and Sweatlodge for your enjoyment.  Picnic areas and an Amphitheater may be used for your relaxation or presentations.

(Amphitheater use for presentations  is available by reservation.  Contact

the Museum for booking

information.)

SUMMER (MAY through OCTOBER)

-----Monday through Friday-----

                  8am - 5pm

-----Saturday & Sunday-----

                  9am - 5pm

WINTER (NOVEMBER through APRIL)

-----Monday through Friday-----
                  8am - 5pm

-----Saturday----
                  ​9am - 5pm
-----Sunday-----
                  Noon - 5pm


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

Question?  Comment?  Idea?  Complaint?

Don't be shy - Contact Us!

​We would love to hear from you!!

The Pioneer Homestead
was built  by George Salmon in the
early 1890s.  Here you can see the
original Salmon Family home, dugout,
bunk house, carriage house, and
well.  ​Corrals round out the
Old West atmosphere.

Pioneer Homestead

Salmon Ruins Museum

offers a variety of exhibits featuring the best of artifacts from our excavation collections.  Historic materials on display range from unique cultural

textile samples to rock art, mining, and more.  Permanent and temporary exhibits can be found here, so stop by often!

Admission

Museum

MEMBERS GET FREE MUSEUM ADMISSION, NEWSLETTERS,  AND 10% OFF GIFT SHOP

PURCHASES AND TOUR PROGRAMS!

Several categories of Memberships

are Available - from $10 and up!


YOU CAN GET A MEMBERSHIP
FORM THREE WAYS:

​E-MAIL.  Use our "Contact" Link to request

a Membership Form;

PHONE.  Call 505-632-2013 to request
a form sent by mail;

​CLICK.  ​Use the tab below to find the form, copy from your printer, and mail it in!

Hours

Membership

​​​​​San Juan County Archaeological Research Center and Library 

Salmon Ruins Museum

We Provide:
​Guided & ​​Step-on Tours

​Lectures

​Facility Rental

And More!


Heritage Park

Closed Holidays

Seniors - $3

16 to 60 - $4

6 to 16 - $1

5 & Under - Free


Educational Fee Waivers

and Large-Group Rates Available

Thanksgiving

Christmas

New Year's Day

Easter

Independence Day

Salmon Ruin is an 11th

century pueblo ruin related to

the Chaco Culture group, which originated in Chaco Canyon.  Covering an area of over two acres, the pueblo had two distinct cultural  occupations: the first from

the Chaco Culture group, the second called the

San Juan Occupation.