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Silver City Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 16:30
Open today: 09:00 - 16:30
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Cute little museum

Excellent staff. Laid back. No elevator and there are stairs. Most of the information is on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jan T
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Craig, Alaska
Great place !

This is a wonderful little museum with rotating themes and exhibits. It is located in a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Resort83224
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“local history”(13 reviews)
“old house”(9 reviews)
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In a restored 1881 Mansard/Italianate house, you'll find this fascinating history museum, which includes more than 20,000 items and artifacts related to the people and history of southwest New Mexico.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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312 W Broadway St, Silver City, NM 88061-4921
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+1 575-538-5921
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All reviews gift shop local history old house big ditch great place to learn donations accepted walking distance victorian parlor no elevator great collection of books on display great history main street worth a visit new mexico great stop in town
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent staff. Laid back. No elevator and there are stairs. Most of the information is on the ground floor.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jan T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful little museum with rotating themes and exhibits. It is located in a wonderful old period house.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Resort83224
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a classy little museum in an historic building just downtown in Silver City. Lovely to spend some time in, and don't forget to visit the gift shop!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mategrifun
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Not much to see, but what is there is interesting. The house itself is a nice example of a Victorian home. Museum staff was very friendly. Enjoyed my visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Unique little museum with wonderful staff great book store and art gallery. Great introduction to SilverCity and it’s history Staff was knowledgeable and approachable. Do not miss it in heart of the historic downtown

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ltwiggs2017
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Quite enjoyable collection of (mostly) old photographs of town. The recreated parlor was pretty minimal, but the exhibit was good, and the family histories were interesting. Very nice gift shop.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MurielV
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This museum is a beautifully preserved home with a wonderful past. The history of Silver City is well displayed and the visiting art collection was outstanding. The person greeting us was actually born in the house and added nice dimension to our visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dave S
Reviewed 6 September 2018

This sweet little museum is in an historic house from the era they are covering. We learned of the series of big floods which carved Main Street down to bedrock and is now know as 'the big ditch'.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gretchen R
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We were welcomed and introduced to the place by a really friendly guy. It is interesting as a lens to view the early house however it has been adapted somewhat well, but there has been change. YMMV

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wing6rider-Australia
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

This is a nice museum in a historic house. Their current exhibit was about flamenco dancing. It was interesting but I would have appreciated more local history.

Date of experience: April 2018
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