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Carlsbad Museum and Art Center

418 West Fox Street, Carlsbad, NM 88220
575-887-0276
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Ranked #6 of 19 attractions in Carlsbad
Type: History Museums, Art Museums
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Petaluma, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
16 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Stopped by for a quick hour while walking around downtown Carlsbad. Interesting collection of local artifacts and displays of historical objects. The recycled exhibit was original and artwork collections were very well displayed. Check it out while in town - well worth it.

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

This municipal museum has a professional curator and conducts regular programs of particular local interest. There are many items collected from early settlers, and a significant display of prominent New Mexico artists. The is a beautiful Glenna Goodacre bronze statue in the front of the building. Check for special programs when you go - they are always interesting.

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Carlsbad, NM
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Amazing collection of not only local history, but world-class art not found anywhere else in the state! Do not miss the Native American pottery collection! New fascinating exhibits being added regularly. A must see while visiting Carlsbad! Prepare to be amazed!

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

A true natural wonder of the world. everyone needs to see this amazing place... get there early and stay late. Take a few days to see all of the main area, it's sooooo worth it.

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Odessa, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Wonderful pottery collection. Enjoyed the rifle collection. The busts of the "Taos Ten" was unique. Worst museum lighting ever.

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Ingleside, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

It was my first visit to Carlsbad Caverns and it was awesome. A long walk but was worth seeing the sights.

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Hobbs, New Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

I love the caverns, they are a definite must see for people traveling to this area. They are so beautiful!!! You must take the tour that takes you through the Big Room, that is a sight to behold. Also, take a windbreaker or light jacket as it gets cold in there, even in the summer months!

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Houston, Texas
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134 reviews 134 reviews
34 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012 via mobile

We were in carlsbad to visit the cavern & found out about this special exhibit at the art museum. It was easy to find off the main drag and the folks at the musuem even showed us 3 movies that were filmed in 3d of the caves in addition to the printed photos-a bonus! It was also free admission so... More

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Gainesville, Fl.
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

WE just came back from a visit to Carlsbad area, & recommend stopping , here . Really enjoyed it !

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