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Billy the Kid Scenic Byways Visitors Center

1461 US 70 West, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
+1 575-378-5318
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Changed mind

Attraction was very interesting in that it totally changed my perception of Billy the Kid. He was... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
joystu47
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Forney, Texas
A wonderful driver

A wonderful drive through the old West with a lot of things to see and do! It will take the better... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Robert B
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Soldotna
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
2 May 2018
“Changed mind”
4 Feb 2018
“A wonderful driver”
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1461 US 70 West, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
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+1 575-378-5318
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Attraction was very interesting in that it totally changed my perception of Billy the Kid. He was not the scroundrel depicted in movies.

Thank joystu47
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

A wonderful drive through the old West with a lot of things to see and do! It will take the better part of the day if you wish to see it all.

Thank Robert B
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Lots of interesting history and friendly staff at a great price! Would recommend to anyone interested in New Mexico history.

Thank Tosha F
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

Nowhere on their website did it say that both places are closed on Wednesdays​. We could not see any of it as they were closed and we left the next day.

Thank colormehappy411
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This was pretty small and did not have much to see. The map of the scenic route was helpful-we decided to drive it. It is next door to the horse sculptures and museum but is not part of it.

Thank yogaperson
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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff and really good information. The actual museum part on Billy the Kids is small but it is very good and concise information. The other side was a really cool map area!

Thank Stéphanie P
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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Made a quick stop here for some flyers and brochures but was pleasantly surprised to find customized and detailed information along with a small, interactive, and free museum. The woman behind the counter was very friendly and had a lot of information to share about...More

Thank Siobhan M
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Very interesting and informative Visitor Center. The volunteer lady behind the entrance desk was very friendly, provided us with lots of good information and answered all our questions. Great place to pick up area brochures and maps. We certainly utilized the information from this Center...More

Thank Napunani
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

Learned a lot! Very interesting. Plenty of memorabilia and staff was very friendly and helpful. Glad we stopped.

1  Thank sereus448
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Reviewed 28 March 2016

We stopped in at Billy the Kid Visitors Center while on an adventure trying to track down the Kid. The volunteer working was friendly, helpful and had plenty of information to share. The little museum is worth your time and doesn't cost anything unless you...More

Thank OregonStrider
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