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Tucumcari Historical Museum

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Local History Museum

This local history museum has an impressive array of old toasters, telephones, and typewriters; a... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Carolyn B
United States
Very interesting

We spent a very informative morning at this museum. The staff were very welcoming and the exhibits... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Diane N
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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416 S Adams St, Tucumcari, NM 88401-2718
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Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Pretty cool little museum. Volunteers very nice and knowledgeable of local lore. Unfortunately, they have an F-100 A fighter aircraft that is an embarrassment to our military and those that flew her while serving America. Vandals have access to it, and have trashed it. A...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank James Q
Reviewed 31 October 2018

This local history museum has an impressive array of old toasters, telephones, and typewriters; a few radios, including one with a police frequency; and a number of sewing machines. One of their displays was sponsored by SPS (Southwestern Public Service Company—the old southeastern New Mexico...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a very informative morning at this museum. The staff were very welcoming and the exhibits are very accessible.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Diane N
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

At five dollars entrance each it's a bargain. We visited on a Saturday morning and spent a pleasant couple of hours walking around. So much to see and really lovely passionate and friendly staff. Well wort a visit. We also bought a hand made wooden...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Isaac395
Reviewed 25 June 2018

So much to see at this museum, inside and out side, great layout of exhibits. Lots of old western exhibits. Lots of old new paper articles that you can read, note books filled with them. Some things I had never seen before from the old...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank RayMiller
Reviewed 19 April 2018

We love stopping at these small historical museum! This one had a lot of stuff, and there were definitely some cool pieces. I'd say, though that I didn't really learn anything new cause it was very oddly laid out. Not a lot of info about...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Justine G
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We absolutely loved this place. We got there early and they opened the basement for us which they said they were currently working on. There is SO much to see here. I really can't imagine not being able to find things that interest you unless...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank Shayob
Reviewed 20 October 2017

While on a recent visit to Tucumcari, my wife and I visited the Museum. We were greeted by a nice lady who explained to us a bit about the museum and the history of the building. There are some very nice photographs of the area...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Manunitedman
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The place is not too big but it is very interesting. A full immersion into Tucumcari's history and its roots.

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank travelfabdeals
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This little tucked-out-of-the-way museum was PACKED with so many interesting things to see! We were particularly interested in the story of Black Jack Ketchum and his less-than-savory execution. The curators were very kind and welcoming--also, we got to cuddle Cooper, their Westie, which was a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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3 December 2017|
Response from Marie-Louise K | Reviewed this property |
Hi! you asked about the opening hours for the museum. I copied the information from their website and pasted here. You can check more info there. You can find the link here on TA. Hours of Operation ##Tuesday - Saturday... More
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Response from Isaac395 | Reviewed this property |
As at 11 August 2018 it is $5.00 . As we visited on this date and it is worth every penny.