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Geronimo Springs Museum

Address: 211 Main St, Truth or Consequences, NM
Phone Number: 505-894-6600
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Museums
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We visited here just two days after seeing the ancient mammoth skull in Albuquerque to discover they had the o e found in the 50s! This place reminded us of the museum's back home and didn't disappoint. Our 3 kids under 5 loved it here and we were a le to educate them on simple things like old type writers... More

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Lubbock, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

its ok to kill an hour, lots of old stuff but nothing that you could not find at an old yard sale....................lllllllll

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Kirtland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

There are some great displays here about the local history. There are also a lot of very old fossils on display. Attached to the museum is a replica of an old cabin. There are also old clothes, saddles, and pottery.

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santa fe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

If you find yourself anywhere near T or C, NM, you absolutely must go see the Geronimo Springs Museum. The historical perspective alone is worth the trip, but just wait until you feast your eyes on the Native American Pottery display! This is not a formal, public museum with extensive curation. For those who get weary of the well-rehearsed, dispassionate... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Professional, friendly, informative, and great artifacts from by gone eras, it covers the mimbres, dinosaurs, cowboys, and recent personalities. It has an area for children. You can even tough a dinosaurs skull. The pottery exhibits are timeless. Well worth a stop and your fee will continue to support their efforts.

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Tucson, Arizona
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19 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Of the things to do in Elephant Butte (only 7 miles from) Truth or Consequences,NM we made seeing this museum a priority. We were not disappointed. There is such a wide variety of displays, including a large portion devoted to Geronimo's history in the area, as well as other Indians. Then there is the FACT that Ralph Edwards staff for... More

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El Paso
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4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 via mobile

They've done a nice job preserving the rich history of the area and there seems to be a little bit of something for everybody. I enjoyed it. You will too. My favorite spot was a small corner in the back. Apparently that part of the building was once a saloon and they uncovered a small section of the wooden dance... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

fabulous ancient pottery collection - best in the state! lots of interesting things about the area and Geronimo.

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The museum has some very cool old artifacts covering the area's history from Native Americans through Old West and all the way into the Truth or Consequences game show tie in to the current name. I enjoyed seeing many of the items on display but found that our boys, aged 5- 7, lost interest quickly and we spent more time... More

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Bronx, New York
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4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I think they can do more, but lack of funding keeps it from being better. Nice walk to and from the hotel. I would like to see them stay open late in the summer when it is hot.

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