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New Mexico National Guard Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Bataan Emphasis

This is a very good military museum. I wish I had more time to see the film. I especially enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
TravelingFreeWoman
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Moro, Illinois
A Memorial To Those Who Served......

My wife and I visited Santa Fe last week and thoroughly enjoyed "The City Different" as their... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
pparrothead
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Visited the museum. Great place to see the history of the New Mexico National Guard and their heritage. One of the highlights is the history of the Bataan Death March. There are many special exhibits and rooms dedicated to local heroes. It's a must-see stop...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is a very good military museum. I wish I had more time to see the film. I especially enjoyed the Rough Riders and the Bataan March explanations and artifacts. The museum begins with information about New Mexico soldiers in the Civil War and ends...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

My wife and I visited Santa Fe last week and thoroughly enjoyed "The City Different" as their saying goes. While driving around by the state capitol one day I spotted the Bataan Memorial in from of the Bataan Memorial Building. We stopped and I got...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

We spent spent about an hour here and thought it was very worthwhile. We are interested in all things related to W W 2 and also have a connection to the Philippines so the artifacts relevant to the Bataan death march were of interest. The...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Every American, and even foreign travelers should know this History. Lessons can still be learned, and those that do not know history are bound to repeat it. I have read a lot about the Bataan Death March, but I had never heard about how the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Sid B
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Any veteran of the armed services should visit this museum. It is one of the great military museums. Small but of the absolute highest quality. The museum began as a tribute to the Veterans of the infamous Bataan Death March. This tribute remains and has...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

This museum covers a long period of time and educates about the New Mexico national guard. There are artifacts for many of the periods the the guards history, including material for the Rough Riders and as current as the past couple of years. There was...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

This small museum is focused on the history of the New Me c icon National Guard, specifically time during the Second World War when members were sent to the Philippines before war and we're participants in the defense of Bataan and we're incarcerated in POW...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank ArtPaulB
Reviewed 10 June 2015

This was a small museum, and had some of the small museum problems--incomplete and vague text, or random artifacts that do not fit the museum's focus. That being said, they had quite a number of unique items and many which did focus on the Bataan...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed 9 September 2014

Toured the museum as part of the 376th Heavy Bombardment Group Veterans Association. Were met at the door by the new man in charge, Lt Gonzales, New Mexico National Guard. He gave us a great tour of the museum in spite of being on the...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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