Sedona History & Museums: Montezuma Castle National Monument, Sedona Arizona

Sedona Arizona
> History Museums
> Montezuma Castle

Montezuma Castle

One of the best-preserved cliff dwellings in the country, Montezuma Castle has become a popular destination for people from all over the world who are fascinated by ancient wisdom and culture. A magnificent site to see, the dwellings sit high above the desert floor tucked into the side of a towering limestone cliff.

Read More

Providers These companies can get you there

  • Breathtaking cliff dwellings built and occupied by the Sinagua Indians. 
  • Walk the trail to the view the cliff dwellings and soak up the sacred energy that surrounds the site. 
  • Visit the museum and bookstore to learn a more about Sinagua life and culture.

What can I do/see at Montezuma Castle?

A trail will take you around the area to view the ruins and to get a feel for how the ancient Sinagua Indians lived in this lush sacred valley.

There is also a museum and a bookstore on site where you will learn about the lifestyle, history, and culture of the inhabitants of Montezuma Castle, the Sinagua Indians.

Where is Montezuma Castle?

From Sedona, take Hwy 179 to I-17. Drive South on I-17 to exit 289. Drive east for about .5 miles and turn left at Montezuma Castle Road.

When is Montezuma Castle open?

Labor Day-Memorial Day: Open daily from 8am-5pm
Memorial Day-Labor Day: Open daily from 8am-6pm
Closed on Christmas

How much does Montezuma Castle cost?

Adults (16 ): $10.00
Children (under 16): Free

Who can I call if I have more questions?

(928) 567-3322

In the Spotlight