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Address: 3647 Billy the Kid Dr., Fort Sumner, NM 88119
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Tres de Quatro Amigos From Kunsan AB Korea Visit the Bosque Redondo

Excellent visit! Very knowledgeable and engaging staff! We asked and found out whatever became of that large Navajo Rug on display! Great information and beautiful setting!

Reviewed 20 February 2017
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North Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent visit! Very knowledgeable and engaging staff! We asked and found out whatever became of that large Navajo Rug on display! Great information and beautiful setting!

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Odessa, Texas
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

It's a pleasure to encounter monument staff who truly enjoy conveying local history to visitors. Expect to spend an hour in the main area at least. Lots of items on display, plenty to read, and a large mural which might alter your place and time.

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Mt Pleasent, pa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

When you enter and realize what it is all about it brings on a safeness to realize how one human being can treat another but than this place is a form of healing. Lots of learn from this special place

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Gallup, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Due to time concerns, we just visited the museum. It is a beautiful memorial remembering those who were forced to participate on The Long Walk. The mural inside was quite moving. A place to take some time to reflect as we move forward as a nation.

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Austin, Texas
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Missed this place a few years ago and vowed to return. Aaron was super knowledgeable on the history of the event. Beautiful surroundings make for a relaxing visit. "Billy the Kid" grave site is adjacent to the memorial. Makes you shake your head that this could have actually happened. Go visit. Pet friendly on the grounds only - not in... More 

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Thank Robert C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I can't even begin to tell you all that is available here. It is important information for everyone to hear as it really provides an opportunity to see how easily a group of us can be steered off course from the people we should be, and to understand how vulnerable any group of us can be. Please leave enough time... More 

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Thank Marj R
Miami, Oklahoma
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368 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Tells the history of 10,000 Navajos who were forced to walk 450 miles from Four Corners to the Bosque Redondo Reservation. Mescalero Apaches were also imprisoned here.

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Thank Jean A
Newark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Bosque Redondo means circle of trees. It represents a sad time in US history when just as the black man was being freed, the Indians were being imprisoned, killed and maimed. Here find out about the Apache and Navaho tribes being rounded up by Kit Carson and corralled at Ft. Sumner. Very modern facility that is very lightly used by... More 

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Thank Lawrence P
Chicago, Illinois
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

After leaving Roswell we headed to Lubbock and thought we would stop and check out the museum. Very impressive and most informative facility. The ranger Aaron was very knowledgeable regarding the area and that time in history. The museum was very well done,the displays very beautiful. The trail outside led to a memorial near a tree with a bench to... More 

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Thank Patricia M
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289 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped in here on a side trip to West Texas. It is a bit out of the way but there is quite a bit of history located here. The staff at the museum was extremely helpful and helped us around the walking tour. The replica barracks were amazing and well supported. The plight of the Navaho people here was... More 

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Thank Chris M

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