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Farmington Museum

3041 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87402-7621
+1 505-599-1174
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The pirates & their ships

We had a wonderful day, really enjoyed the exhibit. Displayed for kids heights. Went to the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Diane W
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Great little museum

Having been here twice in the past few weeks, once for the Shipwreck exhibit and more recently for... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
thladywanderer
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“trading post” (7 reviews)
“new mexico” (7 reviews)
“local history” (3 reviews)
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3041 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87402-7621
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+1 505-599-1174
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful day, really enjoyed the exhibit. Displayed for kids heights. Went to the farmers market outside after the museum

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Having been here twice in the past few weeks, once for the Shipwreck exhibit and more recently for the Dinosaurs of New Mexico exhibit, I have grown fond of this little museum. The building is very lovely, and doesn't make you feel "lost" like other...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Small town museum, big city exhibits. This museum imports exhibits from traveling larger exhibitions. Where else in a town of 35,000 can you see Egyptian mummies as well as robotic dinosaurs. Semi-permanent exhibits of the local near history, Anasazi, Navajo, Hopi culture. New, modern facility....More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Nice sized museum in small town. Saw an Ansel Adams photo exhibit. Very well done. They have western artifacts and native american also. Small but nice gift shop.

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We recently attended the newest exhibit at the Farmington Museum. The exhibit, Shipwreck, is a great exhibit for all ages. This exhibit explores the wrecks over the past century that have been brought to the surface as a result of new technology.

Thank Shaleen B
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

We were greeted warmly by staff. They were entertaining young children for a pirate event to coincide with the Pirate Treasure event. Everything was so well organized that all ages enjoyed the exhibits. The trading post exhibit was wonderful. There was also a juried art...More

Thank Martha D
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We attended the Shipwreck event. We saw a lot of items that were recovered from wrecks that dated back to the 1800’s. They have a machine that you could try out, that recovers treasures. They have a couple of wind tunnels to try out. We...More

Thank Shariesse N
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

When we visited, there was a reproduction of a general store and no other exhibits. Good for maybe 15 minutes or so. This is a big building without a lot of contents.

Thank MetroWest52
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

When in town I like to stop by and see what's on display at the Farmington Museum. I am always fascinated by the numerous Native American blankets they have on display. What was interesting on this visit was all the quilts they had, some of...More

Thank MCPOOlympia
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

The Museum is also a river front location with a nice view, and has a large patio and grass area suitable for events, such as weddings, festivals, and other events. They host traveling exhibits, as well as a history of Farmington and oil/gas history. It...More

Thank MarKSaxophone
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bbensalem
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Response from Gunksman | Reviewed this property |
Bensalem: I didn't notice any signs about bringing dogs into the museum. I presume that only service dogs are allowed, though often that is overlooked if your dog is small and is carried in a dog carrier/bag. There is an... More
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dsm672014
26 December 2014|
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Response from MarKSaxophone | Reviewed this property |
I visited before the Lost Egypt exhibit was on display. There should be two rooms devoted to the exhibit, so I would guess about 20.The facility is a lot smaller than the Albuquerque museums, but the Farmington History and... More
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