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Billy the Kid Museum

1435 E Sumner Ave, Fort Sumner, NM 88119-9329
+1 575-355-2380
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Great and unusual museum

This museum is a must see if you are interested in the history of New Mexico and Billy the Kid... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Richmond, Texas
via mobile
Interesting Place

We were travelling to Texas and saw this place and decided to stop. The fellow who was manning the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Trudy P
Coleman, Canada
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“grave site” (13 reviews)
“old west” (14 reviews)
“antique cars” (6 reviews)
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1435 E Sumner Ave, Fort Sumner, NM 88119-9329
+1 575-355-2380

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This museum is a must see if you are interested in the history of New Mexico and Billy the Kid. There is an huge amount of historical artifacts in this museum. It is the Billy the Kid museum and you can learn all about this...More

Thank eberdoe
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were travelling to Texas and saw this place and decided to stop. The fellow who was manning the place was very welcoming then let us look around at our own pace. There was quite a few things about Billy the Kid but also so...More

Thank Trudy P
Reviewed 18 April 2017

For years while traveling through Ft Sumner, we pass by the museum and signs pointing you in the direction to the grave site. Kids wanted to stop. So I turned off and drove 3.5 miles South to the middle of nowhere. It's not clearly marked...More

Thank Kimber78
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The Billy the Kid museum is located at Fort Sumner in New Mexico. It really is a ‘must see’ museum if you have any interest in the old west and the stories surrounding the outlaws. I think you would be hard pushed to find an...More

1  Thank trigga1526
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We were on our way to Santa Fe and saw the signs. My husband is a huge history buff and we just had to stop. The actual grave site is a ways off the beaten path and kind of hard to find. The museum is...More

Thank Aimee A
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This museum is a true gem. It is a museum about Billy The Kidd's short life but also a look at other aspects of early New Mexican life. There are old cars and buggies, saddles, typewriters, cameras, and guides that have stories to tell. The...More

Thank NWRob
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This is the best thing we did all weekend long! Everyone was friendly and the museum was so interesting. Bring snacks and drinks there's nowhere to eat in fort union

Thank Eyeluvtraveling
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Well, not really much about Billy there but lots of stuff to look at and the people running it were great. This was truly their calling. They could answer all your questions and more. I would recommend it if you are in the area.

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 20 January 2017

What a great stop! Before we paid our respects to Billy at his graveside ( a couple of miles away), we stopped at this fun museum in town. I'm so glad we did - so much more than just Billy; many items that represent this...More

Thank trish87301
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We thought we would only stay for 30 minutes but ended up staying for almost 2 hours. There was so much interesting stuff in this museum that we couldn't help ourselves! The items related to Billy the Kid are only a small part of the...More

1  Thank Mr_St_Kav
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How much does it cost
5 April 2017|
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Response from Jfk08865 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember exactly what the cost was, but it wasn't a lot. Michael G is probably correct on the price. we really had a great time there, much better than Roswell.