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Tucumcari Historical Museum

416 S Adams St, Tucumcari, NM 88401-2718
+1 575-461-4201
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Some cool stuff but poorly organized

We love stopping at these small historical museum! This one had a lot of stuff, and there were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Justine G
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Redmond, Oregon
Something for everyone

We absolutely loved this place. We got there early and they opened the basement for us which they... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2018
Shayob
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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416 S Adams St, Tucumcari, NM 88401-2718
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+1 575-461-4201
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"local history"
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"early settlers"
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"historical museum"
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"history lesson"
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"few hours"
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"interesting place to visit"
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"all kinds"
in 3 reviews
"outbuildings"
in 5 reviews
"items"
in 14 reviews
"wagon"
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"paula"
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"hospital"
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"pioneers"
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"objects"
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"town"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love stopping at these small historical museum! This one had a lot of stuff, and there were definitely some cool pieces. I'd say, though that I didn't really learn anything new cause it was very oddly laid out. Not a lot of info about...More

Thank Justine G
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We absolutely loved this place. We got there early and they opened the basement for us which they said they were currently working on. There is SO much to see here. I really can't imagine not being able to find things that interest you unless...More

2  Thank Shayob
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

While on a recent visit to Tucumcari, my wife and I visited the Museum. We were greeted by a nice lady who explained to us a bit about the museum and the history of the building. There are some very nice photographs of the area...More

Thank Manunitedman
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

The place is not too big but it is very interesting. A full immersion into Tucumcari's history and its roots.

2  Thank mattgoor
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

This little tucked-out-of-the-way museum was PACKED with so many interesting things to see! We were particularly interested in the story of Black Jack Ketchum and his less-than-savory execution. The curators were very kind and welcoming--also, we got to cuddle Cooper, their Westie, which was a...More

Thank WorldTravels90
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

What the Tucumcari Historical Museum staff have done, is a Miracle. Paula is their Director and Joy, "Staffer Extraordinaire" made the experience 10 Fold!!! It's obvious that the pioneers and early settlers of Tucumcari wanted their items keenly preserved because here they are- in neat...More

1  Thank Richard M
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

The museum was very fun and educational. There's alot to see. It's easy to walk through inside and outside. Watch out for the cactus!

Thank unclejed48
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Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is a nice museum where you can learn about the history of T-ari and the area. It costs 4 or 5 dollars and the museum is on two floors and in the garden. Worth a visit if you have the time when you are...More

Thank Marie-Louise K
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

While it is mostly local, and not as well curated as it could be, it is a volunteer non-profit in a town that the Interstate has all but by-passed. There are a lot of items on display here, including some famous and infamous characters and...More

Thank ohtoga
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

Situated in an older building that has at times been a school, hospital and other uses, this 2 story museum plus additional outbuildings had many unusual & unique items on display. Particularly the items were directly attributable to the building and its history. I highly...More

Thank C F
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JohnnyCanuck2016
4 December 2017|
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Response from Marie-Louise K | Reviewed this property |
Hi! you asked about the opening hours for the museum. I copied the information from their website and pasted here. You can check more info there. You can find the link here on TA. Hours of Operation ##Tuesday - Saturday... More
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rdhclean
31 July 2016|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
When I was there this summer it was a donation, which is commonly five dollars. Hope this helps. It's a very worthy cause!
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