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Geronimo Springs Museum

211 Main St, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-2838
+1 505-894-6600
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Interesting view of history in this town

The town was first Palomas Hot Springs, then just Hot Springs before the quiz show came along.The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New-World-Journeys
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Arizona
Jewel of the town

Loved being able to walk into a life size log house complete with sleeping ma and pa! Ancient... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karina E
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  • Average10%
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“local history” (18 reviews)
“log cabin” (14 reviews)
“ralph edwards” (21 reviews)
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211 Main St, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-2838
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+1 505-894-6600
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The town was first Palomas Hot Springs, then just Hot Springs before the quiz show came along.The museum houses many things related to Ralph Edwards, the host of the TV show Truth or Consequences. Also Mimbres pots and other historical artifacts. Small museum, small entrance...More

Thank New-World-Journeys
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved being able to walk into a life size log house complete with sleeping ma and pa! Ancient pottery collection was jaw dropping and enjoyed learning about the history of how the town got its name.

Thank Karina E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a typical small-town museum with the usual local character displays, guns, settler and mining exhibits, history displays, etc. Kids would like the giant fossils.

Thank kcw66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by to fill some time mid-morning time after coffee downtown and it was worth the stop! For a small town this is a nice sized museum with a huge variety of local artifacts and some neat highlights, like the mastodon skull and the pottery/arrowhead...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is a wealth of information about local county history. Walked around with my 8 year old daughter and we loved it. Soooo much to see! So many artifacts, even from 1500BC. The log cabin was fascinating, too. There is even a garden and...More

Thank Kewellbeans
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time at the museum. It has collections of natural history, native American pottery and Apache artifacts from the 1800s, asking with the local history of Hot Springs and Truth or Consequences local history. Braces from the original Carrie Tingley children's hospital,...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Lots of history and local artifacts. Very nicely displayed and friendly gal at the counter. If you're ever near Truth or Consequences be sure to stop.

Thank SeasonedTraveler56
Reviewed 9 May 2017

A wonderful, and inexpensive, way to learn the history of the area. Self-paced touring allows you to spend as much time as you'd like. There's a great deal of information about the Hot Springs / Bath Houses, Ralph Edwards & the T or C Fiesta,...More

Thank JKFoor
Reviewed 25 April 2017

A fun way to learn about the history of the area. Small donation requested, I think it was $3 or $5. Lots of things to look at and very nice folks working there. I loved watching the video of how Truth or Consequences got its...More

Thank Walstib13
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped into the Geronimo Springs museum on a whim after walking around T or C and was very pleased with that choice. We were greeted by a very friendly woman who told us how to maneuver the museum. We learned a lot, spoke with some...More

Thank BaileyS8414
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