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Lincoln State Monument

Address: Highway 380, Lincoln, NM 88338
Phone Number: +1 575-653-4025
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Ranked #1 of 3 Attractions in Lincoln
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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El Paso, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

An interesting bit of history in beautiful country. The museums are small but well maintained. The $5 entrance fee covers all the historic buildings. Worth the trip.

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Newcastle
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96 reviews 96 reviews
35 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Visiting Lincoln is like taking a step back through history and the main street looks akin to the time of the County Wars as you would imagine it. The gentleman in the visitors centre was pleasant and informative and watching the video of the history prior to visiting the buildings really brings things to life

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Alto, New Mexico
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

If you are a Billy the kid fanatic it will be ok ..You will not find much to eat or drink,,,,,,,forget a beer.......the public restrooms are at the end of the town ,about a mile ? so plan how far you park and water intake.......you can see the all town in one hour.......definitely not a day trip.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Visiting Lincoln is like stepping back in time. The visitors center and the court house are worth taking a look but there is not much in the other buildings. I would have liked to walk around the store. Through the window I could see there were a lot of items in the store worth looking at, but for some reason... More

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El Paso, Texas, USA
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205 reviews 205 reviews
57 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is an important historical site too often overlooked. The museums with guides are more robust and offer more for visitors. There are few other amenities. Make sure to check out the video in the Visitor Center and beware of the hours of operation so that you don't arrive too late. Note: Plan your day and make time to see... More

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Landed here on the right day as the museums are free to NM residents on Sundays. Started at the courthouse and spent a fair amount of time here reading information and history exhibits, then watched a 15 minute movie. Then strolled through town stopping in at the various museums and gift stores. Even on a Sunday afternoon there was enough... More

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Honey Grove, Texas
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128 reviews 128 reviews
42 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is one of those out-of-the-way places that looks much different than you would have imagined, especially as portrayed in the movies. Get out and stay awhile and wonder through some of the buildings and gift shops. It will be worth your time.

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Cobleskill, New York
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48 reviews 48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Such a quiet town. It was literally like stepping back in time. Had a wonderful lunch at the Dolan house. People in Lincoln were very friendly & informative. Could really get a sense of history & community in this small town. This place inspired us to go home & watch Young Guns with a better perspective. Would recommend to anyone... More

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Busan, South Korea
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63 reviews 63 reviews
41 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

The entire main street of Lincoln is a step back in the past. We went the first weekend of August, during the Old Lincoln Days Festival, but according to the website, most of the museums are open year-round. We visited all six of the small museums, and they were very interesting - Billy the Kid, the Lincoln County War, etc.... More

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W Texas
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78 reviews 78 reviews
15 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

If you want to teach your kids about life in the old west, this is a great place. The Lincoln State Monument is basically the whole village of Lincoln, New Mexico and many buildings are open for viewing for the price of a $5 ticket for adults, and kids under 16 are free. The buildings have been preserved much as... More

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