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Blackwater Draw Museum- MOVED

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Family visit

For what it is, it is good. They cram a lot in a small place. Be prepared to take in a bunch of... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
329chandrat
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Windermere, Florida
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Clovis man

Many people don't realize the Clovis man history but it's fascinating. The dig site is something... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Karyn E
,
Seymour, Indiana
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24 May 2017
“very,very small”
10 Apr 2017
“Family visit”
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42987 Highway 70, Eastern New Mexico University, Clovis, NM 88130
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

I was told this was a very large museum that was moved from clovis,NM to the campus of E NMU. However, once we got there found out this is a very small place. Some mammoth items. If you are going to Portales,Nm it will be...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank jack w
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

For what it is, it is good. They cram a lot in a small place. Be prepared to take in a bunch of stuff! We enjoyed it. Seeing the mammoth was the highlight of the tour. The Indian relics were neat to look at.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank 329chandrat
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Many people don't realize the Clovis man history but it's fascinating. The dig site is something with experiencing.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Karyn E
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I had never made the link in my mind between Clovis man in the history of America, and Clovis, New Mexico where I was visiting the Cannon AFB. What a wonderful find.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank TR3B-1962
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This small, obscure museum sites unsuspectingly in little more than a highway rest area. One may not even realize what it is but the history of North American and human migration is undisputed. This one site alone has evidence for the human inhabitants of North...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank thomtrue
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Between Clovis and Portales sits this small museum about the history of the area including Clovis man and mammoths. It's simple enough and cheap enough to take the children and not blow your budget.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank gracee61
Reviewed 9 March 2016

March 8, 2016 Website was confusing, but we we entered this museum into our GPS and a couple of locations came up. Since it is associated with the campus of Eastern New Mexico University we went to the one that appeared to be on campus....More

Date of experience: March 2016
5  Thank dennis w
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Very educational. Lots of good information and interesting displays. Fossils you can actually touch. And the video is worth the watch.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Erica Y
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Lots of artifacts and history for the "Clovis" people. Many human remains along with remains of a mammoth. The Blackwater Draw Site is included with the ticket to the museum and you must see both. The site offers a few walking trails and has an...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Merovingians
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Interesting displays on the Blackwater dig. Mammoth bones that you can actually touch. A few large displays and many small exhibits. Twenty six video on Gault dig site in central Texas.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank jamesan1973
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