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“Charming museum, charming staff”
Review of Maturango Museum

Maturango Museum
Ranked #1 of 10 things to do in Ridgecrest
Certificate of Excellence
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Alberta, Canada
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901 reviews
468 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 388 helpful votes
“Charming museum, charming staff”
Reviewed 31 December 2013

A great little museum. Be sure to spend time outside, examining the whimsical sculptures and plants. Once inside, there is lots of tourist information, and the staff is very helpful. Good boutique, good, eclectic exhibits of the local scene. Inexpensive to visit.

Visited December 2013
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Ridgecrest, California
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Desert museum in Ridgecrest, CA”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

For the small town of Ridgecrest, this museum is first rate. Lots of books for sale, exhibits changed frequently, field trips to local areas of interest. Well attended.

Visited February 2013
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4 reviews
“If you are in Ridgecrest for a visit, you must stop in.”
Reviewed 25 November 2013 via mobile

This museum has all the information you need to make your trip up the Eastern Sierras more interesting.

Visited October 2013
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Butte
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“nice museum to stop by while in town”
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Good display of the local animals, geology and history. I liked the various skins and info kids can touch and learn from. They have great info available of other places to visit in the area. Also they do tours of the petroglyphs in the area. Also neat art exhibits too.

Visited August 2013
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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164 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Very Helpful”
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Didn't actually go into the exhibit area. We stopped for information only and they were extremely friendly and helpful. Perhaps if I had seen the exhibits I could give it top marks, but it wasn't a free day. Pleasant place, nice folks.

Visited August 2013
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