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American Quarter Horse Heritage Center & Museum

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Address: 2601 I-40 East at Quarter Horse Dr, Amarillo, TX
Phone Number: 888-209-8322, 806-376-5181
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: The development of the American Quarter Horse from colonial times to...
The development of the American Quarter Horse from colonial times to present day is traced through interactive exhibits, dramatic video presentations and live demonstrations.
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Horse buffs a must

A must see for horse buffs of any kind. As you enter the grand hall the feeling is beautiful. Many different sights to see. The staff was very pleasant, and gives you a warm... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

A must see for horse buffs of any kind. As you enter the grand hall the feeling is beautiful. Many different sights to see. The staff was very pleasant, and gives you a warm welcome upon your arrival.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Wow! If you are into horses, no matter how much, this is your place! From the moment you step in, you are a part of horse heaven. The entrance hall is so grand...on the floor, carved in stone, is a tree of the entire quarter horse blood line. These are names that stick in your memory, like Steel Dust. Imagine... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Very nice attraction. Must love horses. Not expensive good way to spend a few hours. A lot to see and read. Would attend again

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Learn the ropes on QuarterHorses. Some engaging interactive exhibits for children. Lots of info on the unfolding of the quarterhorse in America. Well crafted place - fairly captivating. If with kids maybe take an hour. If just adults could spend 3-4 hours here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This place was great. There was many great places to see and kept my attention the entire time. Great place to stop if your interested into these kind of things. The best part for me was all of the trophies.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have 2 boys ages 9 & 13 who are fascinated by horses. They enjoyed looking around. Also, very quick but informative info easy to follow

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

There's lots of different things to look at in there. From the history of the quarter horse to the anatomy of the horse. Well worth seeing it, especially for the price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This was a surprise. I learned so much about the quarterhorse. It has an interactive section reared toward children. It also has an audio option to a self guided tour that offers a very in depth look at the people who were a big part of the American Quarterhorse industry. Like any interest people have they are very passionate about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Very neat place with lot's of history and information. It takes you back in time reading all the biographies. If you are a horse/history person stop by. Beautifully done. Very grand.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Horse raising and racing has been an American institution since the first horse was brought across The Pond by the Spanish. This wonderful compendium of knowledge of this sport/pastime is a joy to take in and learn all about the true American Pastime. :) I visited when I went across the country from Maine to Phoenix, AZ. It was great... More 

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