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City of Las Vegas Museum and Rough Rider Memorial Collection

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Neat little museum

This was a really neat little museum. It is attached to a still functioning courthouse. There... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Trisha B
Small Museum But Well Done

We got there just half an hour before closing time at 4:00 p.m. That was not enough time to see... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
Vera B
Tucson, Arizona
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The City of Las Vegas Museum is a local history museum that is dedicated to preserving local history and Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders. Donations are accepted.
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727 Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-4559
+1 505-426-3205
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Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We needed to find out more about the city and although some of the artefacts we very interesting overall it was a little boring after some museums we’ve visited on this trip

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Great museum but it seems to have forgotten about the Rough Riders and had way more other stuff that didn't even pertain. Sad that it changed.

Thank MistyH1979
Reviewed 7 August 2018

My son recognized Teddy Roosevelt from the "Night at the Museum" movies, so we went to the free museum. There were lots of activities for kids and lots of old items from Teddy's days. My son especially loved the hats and stand-up Teddy that you...More

Thank shell93013
Reviewed 6 August 2018

My brother and I toured thru NE New Mexico and saw beautiful vast open spaces. If you are ever in the area this is a must. Not a great museum - just a simple dedication (if you travel the US West, you know what I...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

This was a really neat little museum. It is attached to a still functioning courthouse. There really wasn't much in there but it did have some cool stuff.

Thank Trisha B
Reviewed 12 April 2018

We actually travelled to Las Vegas NM to see this museum and the Rough Rider display. It was worth it to see. I also purchased a biography about Captain Maximiliano Luna. I knew quite a bit about him, but this added a great deal more...More

Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

This museum has wonderful exhibits and information about the very colorful history of Las Vegas New Mexico. The docent provided additional interesting facts and answered questions knowledgeably.

Thank 2inHand
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We got there just half an hour before closing time at 4:00 p.m. That was not enough time to see everything in this very interesting museum. While it focuses on the Rough Riders, the museum also shows other artifacts of the historic past of Las...More

1  Thank Vera B
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

I had stopped by to see if they still had an elongated penny machine. They don't. The attendant was extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the museum and the local history. When a museum knows how to put together artifacts and include relevant information, two thumbs...More

1  Thank OuttenAbout
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The museum is free - donations accepted and worth it. While not really big there was much to see and learn. I went to find out more about the Rough Riders and became interested in their other exhibits. While in Las Vegas drive around town...More

1  Thank misspNewJersey
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