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White Sands Missle Range Museum

Highway 70, Alamogordo, NM
+1 575-678-3358
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Great display - wish we had more time

First: The people here are friendly and very helpful! That alone made our experience a very good... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Annandale, New Jersey
Poor visitor experience

We were looking forward to seeing the museum and all the different open space exhibits . The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Denver, Colorado
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The White Sands Missile Range reminds the visitor of the momentous events of 1945 and how a bomb ended World War II.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Highway 70, Alamogordo, NM
+1 575-678-3358
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First: The people here are friendly and very helpful! That alone made our experience a very good time. Even the guard at the entrance gate was a good will ambassador for the facility. The missile display was a timeline of my own life - from...More

Thank tridcod
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were looking forward to seeing the museum and all the different open space exhibits . The problem is getting to the exhibits or the museum, the visitor center was closed but there were no signs indicating we could walk up to the security gate...More

Thank Minchu01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time here the white sand is such a beautiful view nice gift shop friendly staff accepts gold access

Thank Bonnieb57
Reviewed 4 August 2017

If you go to the White Sands National Monument, you should take the time to go a little further on visit this week excellent small museum. The outdoor displays are good, but the museum itself is full of history of our missisls defense, well documented....More

Thank lindajT966EX
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We were in the area visiting White Sands so we decided to check out the missle museum. It is on an active military base so there are a few things to know. You have to stop at visitor center and anyone over 18 has to...More

Thank LA R
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I pass this everyday leaving work and figured why not, it's free, and you just give a donation if you choose. The museum inside is amazing just like the outside. If you plan on going to the white sands dunes and like looking at historical...More

Thank D'Anya D
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We have never visited a museum with such stringent security screening, not even the 9/11 Memorial. These tips should help: 1) Park in the tiny parking lot to your right and go into the adjacent building. Make sure you have your car registration, proof of...More

1  Thank PhoodieGirl23
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit here. There was so much history to look at, machinery, pictures, just a great place inside and out

Thank kaho01
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

If you love history, then you absolutely MUST make the Missle Range a Priority! It's critical to understanding the limitations the men and women....YES....women worked with technically to create the rockets used to win WWII, Vietnam....create the Race into Space ....and weapons used for the...More

Thank Gloria280
Reviewed 20 June 2017

If you're not military, you'll have to get approval (background check) at the visitor center to the right of the main gate first (took about 5 minutes). But you're in a nice air-conditioned building while you wait. I'll admit that I wasn't as into the...More

Thank CaraJW
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Jayant K
13 December 2016|
Response from Jon C | Reviewed this property |
If you are going to museum from El Paso area, then there are cool "Tank Crossing" signs on the way to the museum and from the road you can see the range spots where they test ordinances (tanks, artillery, etc.), but there... More
4 May 2015|
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Response from oldnavy2001 | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure of the address, but you cannot miss the big missiles on display once you pass the guard shack
4 May 2015|
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Response from tinydancer_9 | Reviewed this property |
To get to the White Sands National Monument, Take I-10 West to US-70 East. There will be an opportunity to take the 25 as you are nearing Las Cruces, NM. Take it towards US-70 east. There may be construction on the 25 and... More