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Hubbard Museum of the American West

26301 Hwy 70 West, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
+1 575-378-4142
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Hubbard museum of the American West

This was an okay museum, but nothing great. One issue would be for handicap visitors. It is hard to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
P3836SMmichaelb
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Albuquerqeu
Watch out! Closed Monday and Tuesday with no warning!

This was a chosen destination on our road trip. Imagine our dismay after staying overnight in town... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John B
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Museum containing collections of Anne C. Stradling and the Museum of the Horse, which was originally located in Patagonia, Arizona. The Museum is open year round (with the exception of certain holiday's), from 9:00am until 5:00pm Thursday-Monday. The Museum is CLOSED on Tuesday's & Wednesdays. Final admission is at 4:15 pm and the Gift Shop closes at 4:30 pm. Our NEW website is currently under construction. Please visit our Facebook page for current information, special events & Exhibits on Display.
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  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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26301 Hwy 70 West, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
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+1 575-378-4142
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"western memorabilia"
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"horse drawn"
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"hubbard museum"
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"larger than life"
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"conestoga wagon"
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"nice collection"
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"extensive collection"
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"couple of hours"
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"on display"
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"american history"
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"two hours"
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"carriage collection"
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"guns"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was an okay museum, but nothing great. One issue would be for handicap visitors. It is hard to see the sign directing you to handicap parking. If you come from the east and just turn in the drive there was not a sign (that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a chosen destination on our road trip. Imagine our dismay after staying overnight in town to find the museum closed on TUESDAY morning. All of the literature says it is open every day. It was our only reason to be there. We even...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are two areas to the Hubbard Museum of the American West (an affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution)-the indoor Hubbard Museum of the American West (open Thurs-Mon) and Dave McGary's "Free Spirits at Noisy Water" which is outdoors and is open daily and free to...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

Would have loved to be able to give a good review of this museum but,even though we had a brochure that said they were open daily from 9 to 5,we got there only to see a sign on the door saying that they were open...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Lynn and I visited the Hubbard Museum for the second time recently. The Museum is a great place to see bronze horse sculptures and old carriages. It is a two level building and there is handicapped parking on the north side of the Museum. I...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Wonderful exhibits of the American West. Firearms, wagons and personal effects of early visitors to NM are on display. Well worth a couple of hours.

1  Thank wtexram
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

The Hubbard Museum is an affiliate of the Smithsonian and a great place to visit if you want to grasp the some of the rich history of the American West. We didn’t realize it but spent two hours easily on our own, reading, admiring, taking...More

Thank Monica R
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

It takes about an hour and a half to tour the museum. A very nice collection of Indian arts as well as historic guns, saddles, stagecoach, buggies and even a Conestoga wagon. $5 for seniors. They have an area where children can have a hands...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2017

We found the museum to be interesting, good collection donated by local folks. Could use a little organizing by dates.

Thank taino55
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Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

A great museum filled with interesting regional information as well as an extensive collection of Western items. Well worth a visit.

Thank ronflausa
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