We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Museum visit

Very interesting museum for anyone that enjoys museums. Also for any western enthusiasts. I would... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
austin, tx
Extensive Buggy and Wagon Collection....

I wasn't sure what to expect and was pleasantly surprised. The Museum has a very worthy, extensive... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Las Vegas, Nevada
Read all 84 reviews
All photos (19)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“american west”(11 reviews)
“horse drawn”(5 reviews)
This unique museum has an amazing collection of all things related to the horse.
Ruidoso, NM
+1 505-378-4142
Improve This Listing
Reviews (84)
Filter reviews
82 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews american west horse drawn western history old west nice gift shop western items great collection personal items visiting ruidoso walk around worth a visit beautiful horses new mexico artifacts buggies wagon carriage
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 82 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting museum for anyone that enjoys museums. Also for any western enthusiasts. I would recommend stopping here for a visit.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank yzap
Reviewed 20 September 2018

I wasn't sure what to expect and was pleasantly surprised. The Museum has a very worthy, extensive buggy and wagon collection. Getting up close and personal to wood spring assemblies, worn tucked leather seats and manual breaking systems was incredibly enjoyable. The artifacts are displayed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CruzinThruAgain
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I took my dad to this museum and he could of stayed a lot longer reading all the literature on the pieces of Indian relics, wagons, old furniture and many other relics, but I had been there before and my brothers and I hurried him...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank LA-NM-Boy
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The Museum of the Horse (also called Hubbard Museum of the American West) has two floors of exhibits including horse drawn carriages and early automobiles. The external horse statues and gardens are beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank avaw00d
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Very impressive collection of old buggies and lots of other western artifacts. Very friendly staff and reasonably priced. Nice gift shop. Would highly recommend while visiting Ruidoso.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank barbwhite59
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This is a very nice museum and the staff is very helpful and friendly. It is well laid out and has items from the many cultures that make up this part of New Mexico. Worth a visit if you are in town for a while.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Paulette B
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The horses out front are so beautiful, Various breeds so well done, the museum was very interesting. It had alot of modes of transportation pulled by horses and had a section of antique items - dishes, personal items. etc of the lady who started the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Evelyn W
Reviewed 18 June 2018

mre about saddles, carriages and things horses carry than about horses themselves, but very interesting none the less.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank GleesonGirl
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This is second time visiting very interesting selection of artifacts from wooden buggies to kachina dolls very well displayed lots of room to walk around reasonable entrance fee nice gift shop

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank Dan70bbq
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Don’t normally like museums but was with my parents and I actually enjoyed it!! $7 entrance , $5 seniors. Worth it!!

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Oceanstheway
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 22 nearby hotels
Best Western Pine Springs Inn
511 reviews
.70 miles away
Bestway Inn
8 reviews
1.42 miles away
Days Inn by Wyndham Ruidoso Downs
171 reviews
1.48 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Ruidoso Downs
369 reviews
1.50 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 93 nearby restaurants
Jorge's Cafe
196 reviews
1.44 miles away
Billy's Sports Bar and Grill
18 reviews
.75 miles away
Tina's Cafe
326 reviews
2.71 miles away
Disco Taco
28 reviews
.40 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 54 nearby attractions
Ruidoso Downs Race Track
80 reviews
.68 miles away
Hubbard Museum of the American West
96 reviews
.05 miles away
Billy the Kid Scenic Byways Visitors Center
33 reviews
.06 miles away
Ruidoso Downs Race Track
230 reviews
.69 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
28 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Jilllbk | Reviewed this property |
$7.00. I was surprised at the low cost,