Acoma (Sky City)
33 Pinsibaari Drive, Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico 87034
Beauty. Culture. Art... For More Than Two Thousand Years
Sky City Cultural Center and Haak'u Museum rich in cultural architecture, serves as the reception center and museum for visitors to the Pueblo of Acoma. It is the gateway to Acoma “Sky City”. Acoma Pueblo, New Mexico is more than just a tourist destination. Its part of New Mexico's cultural heritage, as the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in North America and the 28th Historic Site designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Acoma history is also the story of the Southwest, from its initial role as the home to the Anasazi people, to the thirteenth century founding of the Pueblo, which is still alive and well as a community and touchstone for Native Americans in the area and nationwide.
The Sky City Cultural Center and Haak’u Museum strive to preserve Acoma traditions while providing insight into the unique history of the Acoma Pueblo. Open year-round, the Cultural Center offers guided tours, Acoma pottery & Native American crafts for sale by local artisans and cultural exhibits.
Located west of Albuquerque, the 70-mile drive to Acoma is one of New Mexico’s most scenic and historic, where you’ll experience breathtaking views and amazing rock formations. The altitude is 6,460 feet above sea level, the climate is very dry and the sun shines almost every day. Drink plenty of water and wear suntan lotion. During winter, the temperature can drop to 30 degrees, while in the summer, it can top 95 degrees. Dress appropriately for the season and wear comfortable walking shoes, as the tour is ¾ of a mile long. Our spiritual leaders live on the mesa year-round, so we ask that you not wear revealing clothing out of respect for them.