Northwestern New Mexico Travel Guide

Northwestern New Mexico Sights

A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center

  • 02 E. Ojo Caliente Rd.
  • Zuni Pueblo

Published 07/20/2005

Fodor's Review

A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center, which celebrates Zuni history and culture through a collection of Hawikku artifacts on loan from the Smithsonian, is housed in the historic Kelsey trading post. The museum's orientation is more toward engaging the community rather than outsiders, but there is much to see here. Historic Zuni pottery and contemporary work is also displayed, as well as documentation from the early-19th-century excavation at Hawikku and a beautiful mural depicting the A:shiwi peoples' emergence story, which starts at the Grand Canyon.

Sight Information

Address:

02 E. Ojo Caliente Rd., , at Pia Mesa Rd.; from NM 53 turn south at Pia Mesa Rd., Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, USA

Phone:

505-782–4403

Sight Details:

  • Donations accepted

Published 07/20/2005

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