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Farmington Museum

Nice museum and visitor center. They had Dinosaurs of New Mexico on Display when we visited. my son... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
bjwheat025
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Farmington, New Mexico
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Beautiful Building

The FARMINGTON MUSEUM is a beautiful testament to the history and culture of Farmington. The... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Anthony V
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3041 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87402-7621
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice museum and visitor center. They had Dinosaurs of New Mexico on Display when we visited. my son really enjoyed it. He loved digging through the Fossil bin and interacting with the displays.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bjwheat025
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The FARMINGTON MUSEUM is a beautiful testament to the history and culture of Farmington. The Trading Post exhibit is fascinating and educational, and the art exhibit has a wonderful collection of artwork. The nature park outside overlooking the river is beautiful and peaceful. Entrance is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anthony V
Reviewed 6 October 2018

This place just exceeds expectations. The exhibit while I was there was exceptional. I think the Trading Post exhibit is longer term and that is also very interesting. This is well worth the time.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank menmydogs
Reviewed 2 October 2018

My visit to the museum was enjoyable, learn a lot about the local history and surrounding area. It is an average little town museum.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank L S
Reviewed 14 June 2018

the facility is a museum, convention center and site for the farmers market. The museum is free. There are 3 basic displays: dinosaur bones and exhibits; a mock trading post; and a map room. Behind the building is a nice area of seating, grass and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

There was no admission fee, but our trip was priceless. From the welcoming, friendly staff, to the local art exhibit, to the dinosaur exhibit..and everything in between, our family was impressed! Where else can you go in Farmington for free, and have so much fun?

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mamazbizzy
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful day, really enjoyed the exhibit. Displayed for kids heights. Went to the farmers market outside after the museum

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Diane W
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Having been here twice in the past few weeks, once for the Shipwreck exhibit and more recently for the Dinosaurs of New Mexico exhibit, I have grown fond of this little museum. The building is very lovely, and doesn't make you feel "lost" like other...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank thladywanderer
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Small town museum, big city exhibits. This museum imports exhibits from traveling larger exhibitions. Where else in a town of 35,000 can you see Egyptian mummies as well as robotic dinosaurs. Semi-permanent exhibits of the local near history, Anasazi, Navajo, Hopi culture. New, modern facility....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Discover464887
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Nice sized museum in small town. Saw an Ansel Adams photo exhibit. Very well done. They have western artifacts and native american also. Small but nice gift shop.

Date of experience: September 2017
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bbensalem
20 May 2016|
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Response from Gunksman | Reviewed this property |
Bensalem: I didn't notice any signs about bringing dogs into the museum. I presume that only service dogs are allowed, though often that is overlooked if your dog is small and is carried in a dog carrier/bag. There is an... More
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dsm672014
25 December 2014|
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Response from MarKSaxophone | Reviewed this property |
I visited before the Lost Egypt exhibit was on display. There should be two rooms devoted to the exhibit, so I would guess about 20.The facility is a lot smaller than the Albuquerque museums, but the Farmington History and... More
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