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Geronimo Springs Museum

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Much bigger than it looks from outside!

Had some of everything from prehistory, like mastodon skulls, to arrowheads, native pottery... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dinnafash
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Panama City, Panama
Excellent place to learn the history of the area

Small museum with several rooms full of exhibits and historical information on the area, including... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Steve F
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“log cabin”(16 reviews)
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211 Main St, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-2838
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Of the things to do in Elephant Butte (only 7 miles from) Truth or Consequences,NM we made seeing this museum a priority. We were not disappointed. There is such a wide variety of displays, including a large portion devoted to Geronimo's history in the area,...More

3  Thank DnL_Adventures
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 20 July 2014

The museum has some very cool old artifacts covering the area's history from Native Americans through Old West and all the way into the Truth or Consequences game show tie in to the current name. I enjoyed seeing many of the items on display but...More

4  Thank Darin K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had some of everything from prehistory, like mastodon skulls, to arrowheads, native pottery (enormous collection!), interesting displays on Geronimo, Cochise, and other main Apache leaders, a display on the Truth or Consequences game show, pioneer life, and the miners who settled the county.

Thank dinnafash
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Small museum with several rooms full of exhibits and historical information on the area, including the name change from Hot Springs to T or C. The log cabin is well preserved and interesting. It took us approximately 2 hours to tour thru the building. Enjoy!

Thank Steve F
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

This is a small museum jam packed with history. It has an authentic log cabin that is quite impressive. The history of the different Indian tribes is clearly documented with interesting artifacts, paintings, and depictions of days gone by. The history of Truth or Consequences...More

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Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is just one of many places within T or C that is a great place to stop and visit. It has a collection of historical items and photos of the old Hot Springs and also about Ralph Edwards and the name change to Truth...More

Thank Dennis F F
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Many rooms, a log cabin attached to museum and the story of the name change including a video narrated by Ralph Edwards. Alot to see and read. 100s of Indian pottery and arrowheads. An interesting place. Adult $6, Senior, veterans, AAA fee is $5.

Thank Pnemiller
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Very interesting museum with a large collection of Native American pottery and artifacts. The staff was very knowledgeable and friendly. A good way to spend a couple of hours and learn about the area.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We had time to kill so thought we would give this place a try. Who knew there were so many arrowhead collections in one place, or so many pots dating back hundreds of years, or that they would have a bones of long by-gone creatures..plus...More

Thank meinnm
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Fun little museum that gives you an insight to the area and its history. The staff was friendly and really helpful when the power went out during our visit. We made it through half of the museum and then we had to wait for the...More

Thank biancas61886
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped by on our way home and thought it would be a quick visit. The building doesn't look that big from the outside but when you go inside, the place is huge and packed with wonderful historical gems that you could spend hours viewing...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 14 July 2018

It is a large museum with various displays from Native American pottery, arrowheads and art. Many displays of history from around the area, lake, dam and New Mexico. The staff was great and ready to answer any question. A real plus is the gift shop....More

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