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Neat cave and ruin

This spot was a must see on our last trip. It did not disappoint. The view is kinda far from the... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Greg M
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Walk like an Egyptian

Mummy Cave and Massacre Cave are seen from a twin overlook off the paved north rim drive in the... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Paul S
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Two adjacent caves hold the largest Indian ruin complex at Canyon de Chelly with over 90 rooms.
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

This spot was a must see on our last trip. It did not disappoint. The view is kinda far from the overlook, so it gets a 4. Still pretty cool. The caves kinda look like a mummy if you asked me, even though that is...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Mummy Cave and Massacre Cave are seen from a twin overlook off the paved north rim drive in the Canyon del Muerto side of Canyon De Chelly national monument. The overlook is near the head of the canyon, closer to Tsaile than Chinle. Both caves...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 17 January 2018

This cave was a highlight to me. There was no one there when we visited and you really got to take your time and admire.

Thank wolfgang1Richmond_VA
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

The Mummy Cave is quite a distance from the overlook so magnifying glasses would be helpful. We saw it at 9 am and it was still dark; it would be better to see it in the afternoon.

Thank Feenixwest
Reviewed 19 June 2017

A different view of the canyon floor. Very interesting scenery. I think this is the place from which you can see houses on the floor of the canyon.

Thank P2005UYmaryb
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Alot of walking over a rock platform. Pay close attention to the markers, they are starting to fade.

Thank naniban
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The Mummy Cave can be seen from an overlook at the eastern end of the north rim drive. This was one of the largest ancestral Puebloan villages in the Canyon and was occupied until about 1300. Parts of the original cliff-side dwellings still survive, although...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 25 March 2017

The area this is in is beautiful, but the fact that the main structure in the middle (the focal point) is new construction of what some believe to be historic. That work is "wrong" on so many levels.... We have enough "fake stuff" in our...More

Thank 1234texas
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Mummy Cave holds the ruins of the larges Pueblo Village in Canyon de Chellay. Located 300 feet above the canyon floor, it occupies two sandstone alcoves, one more preserved than the other. Best to read up about this important view point; the brochure available from...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Mummy Cave in Canyon de Chelly is Worth Visiting. We had a jeep tour and experienced many of he intriguing things including this cave.

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