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Great Little Museum

This is a great little museum full of local treasures and information. This is an excellent museum... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent museum and gift shop. Knowledgeable staff. Facinating background to the multiple... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Brigid K
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4 weeks ago
“Great Little Museum”
16 Sep 2018
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1004 N White Sands Blvd, Alamogordo, NM 88310-6927
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great little museum full of local treasures and information. This is an excellent museum about the Tularosa basin area. As a visitor to the area it is especially helpful in understanding the geography as well as the people and development of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mountainMissouri
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Excellent museum and gift shop. Knowledgeable staff. Facinating background to the multiple influences in the area-native American, Spanish, Catholic missionaries as well as geology

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Brigid K
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This place had a LOT of exhibits that spanned the life of the town. There were a lot of stories and it is well planned, well done and is well worth going to. The building is really old and that adds a lot to the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jim M
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Wonderful overview of the history of the area. They have changing exhibits and the docents are all very knowledgeable and willing to talk with you. They also have an extensive archive of photos and documents as well as a limited library. Good place to begin...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Sue M L T
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Definitely worth your time to stop and check this out. Staff were friendly and very knowledgeable. Exhibits were unbelievable for small community. I've seen museums in larger towns/cities that were not as well laid out and as detailed. Easy in/out. Good parking. Lovely old, original...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank olaotto
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

This museum has lots of things to see. Get the women that are running it talking & they can tell you lots of stories. Gift shop is very reasonable. We will come back again next year.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Sherry B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Very interesting museum with a lot of displays of the area. Had a fantastic time and learned a lot. Many native exhibits along with exhibits of settlers who moved into the area.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Jim1038
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This museum does a very good job of covering a lot of local history in a small place. The exhibits run the gambit all the local history from the native Americans, to the westward expansion, to today. No one group is excluded for the sake...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank V9504ZYjohnc
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Up front, I am a member of the Tularosa Basin Historical Society, the all volunteer nonprofit that manages this museum as well as the historic site of the La Luz Pottery from the early 1900s. As with the Alamogordo Zoo, this is a really well...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place. Learned a lot about the area. Very low admission price. Two of the nicest older ladies their. They were so friendly and informative.

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank lonniedp
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