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Address: 22 S 2nd St, Clayton, NM 88415
Phone Number: +1 (575) 374-2977

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Wonderful place to visit.

I haven't been to a better small town museum. The staff and volunteers are friendly and will guide you through the museum if you wish. You should stop by when you are in town.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Clayton, New Mexico
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I haven't been to a better small town museum. The staff and volunteers are friendly and will guide you through the museum if you wish. You should stop by when you are in town.

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Clayton, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Clayton is a community that is easy to overlook if you're not familiar, but hidden just a block east of US 87, is the Herzstein Museum. The first thing that will grab you is the architecture. It is a beautiful building inside and out, and a walk through will tell you the story of the area, including that of Blackjack... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We have been to Clayton many times as our rest point on Texas to Colorado trips. We have had afternoons with little to do but check out the town and have even attended High School foorball games in the evening for entertainment. How in the world did we miss this museum!! This trip, one of our traveling companions had family... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We had a great time! A lot of interesting wild west history and the local people that started the town and the expansion of the railroads into the west.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Herzstein Museum is a wonderful attraction in Clayton, just off Main St. This is a FREE museum that covers the history of Clayton. This museum has so much in it and covers two floors. You can simply breeze through it in just 15 or so minutes or you could stroll and take in the history of the crossroads town. Nice... More 

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Ft. Worth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Jerry at the Eklund Hotel recommended that we visit the museum & even though it was after hours & there was a private anniversary party, the family & museum curator invited us in to see it anyway. Clayton is so friendly! The museum encompasses not only the history of the Herzstein store & family memorabilia such as beautiful tea services... More 

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Euless, Texas, Usa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This is a small museum with devoted volunteers and workers. They have created interesting exhibits of local history with the opportunity to have your own tour with docent! On the day we were there, they were having elevator problems (not an issue for us). I love the hidden gems we find each time we visit. My favorite was probably the... More 

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Wooster, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Had a tour of the whole museum lsdy was very nice and gave us a good tour snf lots of information showed us ehere bla ck jack was burried

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Dallas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013 via mobile

Interesting local history along with many collections and memorabilia. Spent about 30 minutes here but could have stayed several hours free

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Lawton, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

I really enjoyed the dolls of the First Ladies, the kitchen and clothing displays. The records displays were interesting to look at too. Free Polite employees or volunteer

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Address: Address: 22 S 2nd St, Clayton, NM 88415
Phone Number: +1 (575) 374-2977
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Clayton

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