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Tucumcari Historical Museum

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Address: 416 South Adams St, Tucumcari, NM 88401
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+1 575-461-4201

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The best small town area Historical Museum I have visited, and I have been to a lot them. This is based on the amount of different subjects they have, how it is displayed... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 November 2016
Glensted Mo
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Glensted Mo
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265 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

The best small town area Historical Museum I have visited, and I have been to a lot them. This is based on the amount of different subjects they have, how it is displayed throughout 3 or more buildings, yard exhibits and most of all the very friendly and helpful staff.

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Lawndale, California
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Found a great many things that we did not expect to see. Truly worth the time. View it and the Prehistoric Museum just down the street.

Thank Jack D
Essington, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We arrived at the museum to be greeted by a lovely lady named Paula she was very welcoming we sign the register book we walked all around the inside of the museum at our own leisure the outside also had great things of interest this was one of our many great sites of interest and very affordable rate to cheap

Thank SHARON944
new iberia,la
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200 reviews
94 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

What a great museum...this old school house was full of wonderful relics of the past ... I highly recommend this to any tourist! Paula was so informative & friendly

Thank NewIberia_laGbl
Fort Worth, Texas
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27 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Picture a cross between a traditional museum and your grandmother's attic. It is a traditional museum -- no buzzing buttons, no flashing lights or animatronic gimmicks - no video games --- just REAL artifacts -- and LOTS of them ------ rooms and rooms of them. Whether you are interested in the days of the early settlers - the roaring 20's... More 

2 Thank Paul G
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Very nice museum with lots of history and artifacts from Tucumcari. Very Friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Thank BikerMikeVB
Foley, Missouri
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51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Full of 66 information and fun for all. Take your time going through it and enjoy it all . Great time for the entire family .

1 Thank Cindy W
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37 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

This was a great stop on a very hot day. The heat made enjoying the outside areas a little more challenging, but displays of labelled local plants, and a variety of transportation items are also housed outside. For my daughter, who is an American in the US for the first time, seeing the Conestoga wagons was really special. There is... More 

1 Thank renaissancegal45
China Grove, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

I stopped by the museum and was immediately greeted in such a friendly way. The museum is amazing and has cowboy, railroad, farming, ranxhing and plenty more of the local history. I loved it all.

1 Thank 1runner2014
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

There was just so much to see they need too at least double the display space but as ever money is the issue. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank OldClanEllmes

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