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Deming Luna Mimbres Museum

Address: 301 South Silver, Deming, NM 88031
Phone Number: 505-546-2383
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Deming
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We visited on a Sunday afternoon and had read the good reviews on Tripadvisor, but were still blown away by how much the museum had to offer. You can definitely tell the community cares about this piece of history and have done all they can to make it a staple of the community- and they have surpassed that!! There isn't... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Spent a few hours this morning. This is a donation museum and a awesome job compiling and arranging this museum. A must see. Plan at least several hours or two trips. A very nice gift shop with local craft work. Loved it.

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Boulder, Colorado
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11 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I've visited museums all over North America and found this sweet little museum interesting and charming. There are displays on the pre-history and history of the region, as well as numerous art works. The place was sunny and clean and fairly well laid out. My main interest was in their collection of Mimbres pottery. They have a good-sized collection and... More 

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Council Bluffs, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

The Deming Luna Mimbres Museum in Deming, NM was a pleasant surprise. We've been in Deming several times but never went to the museum. We were greeted by a friendly volunteer who told us about how the museum was laid out and gave us a map. There is not only the usual historic items about the town and the area... More 

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Southern New Mexico
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5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This museum is amazing for all it has in it, how well it's cared for and the volunteers that make it happen. From Mimbres pottery to a fantastic doll and children's toy collection to a walk through downtown of store fronts............You get the idea and there's a lot more. Don't miss it.

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Lady Lake, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We have driven through Deming several times but this was our first time to stop and explore. "Museum" does not adequately define this collection. Not only does it provide a perspective into the history of the native people who inhabited this area from as far back as 1100 AD but it is a diverse showcase of Americana. Everything from well... More 

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Auburn, Washington
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

For a smaller size town this museum is spectacular. To think we have been driving through/by Deming for years and never knew this existed. It is definitely worth a stop if you have any interest in the history of the area.

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Rainier, Oregon
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

We spent a couple hours here and didn't even see it all. It was absolutely fabulous. It has a bit of everything for everyone. There are toys and dolls, military memorabilia, old west stuff, musical instruments, old town shops, of course the pottery that they are famous for. This was time well spent. If you are in the area or... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We stopped here on the strength of the trip advisor reviews and were certainly not disappointed.This is one of the best small town museums we have visited.Its beautifully set out with a great variety of displays.Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Great comprehensive collection of local historical items with free admission. Our favorite section was the Mimbres pottery display. In addition, they have many nice modern pieces on display at the entrance. Convenient parking and easy access. Highly recommended.

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