An eager crew showed up bright and early to spend Thursday morning at Coronado, working on various landscaping and maintenance projects with our staff. They spread over two tons of gravel in the picnic areas and worked on trails to get our site ready for the coming busy season. Linseed oil on the traditionally-made caretta will keep it looking great for another year! Thank you to all the people who sacrificed their time to come out today. We couldn’t do it without you! : )
One of our newest displays just opened this week, featuring an amazing Aztec jaguar warrior statue. Sponsored by the Friends of Coronado Historic Site, our new exhibit shows us the weapons used by the Indios Amigos who came to support Coronado’s entrada.
The Balloon Fiesta is a very busy time at Coronado Historic Site every year. We love sharing the history of this area with all of the visitors from other states and other countries. Prices: Adults: $5 Children (16 and under): FREE Coronado & Jemez 2-Day Pass: $7 Pueblo Tribal Members: FREE Operating Hours during Balloon …
Mentally add a LOT of sand behind these articles — and if you were an archaeologist working here in Bernalillo in 1934, this is what your work site would look like! As modern archaeologists uncover artifacts, they are careful to note the location of an artifact’s discovery by using a grid to identify …
Middle school and elementary school teachers from Albuquerque and Rio Rancho met at Coronado Historic Site on Monday and Tuesday, June 13-14, to learn about a curriculum called Project Archaeology.
From Memorial day to Labor day all military members and veterans are free with up to 5 family members. Visit the website above to see a listing of other museums that participate in the Blue Star Program.
We received a surprise package from the students at American Sign Language Academy yesterday, filled with sweet notes about what they loved the best at Coronado Historic Site. Children, you made our day! 🙂