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Albuquerque Museum

Address: 2000 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone Number: 505 243 7255
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Ranked #18 of 105 Attractions in Albuquerque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
Owner description: The city's rich heritage is the focus at this museum, which features exhibits depicting the art...
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Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: The city's rich heritage is the focus at this museum, which features exhibits depicting the art, history and culture of the Southwest.

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English first
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
10 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The permanent collection and changing exhibits are always well presented in a pleasant atmosphere. When you are through, the atmospheric old town is right next door.

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Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The museums in Old Town Albuquerque are super. A lot of great exhibits from T-rex to Dinasaurs to Gem collections.

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Bellingham, Washington
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

What a wonderful venue! But the main attraction, the history of Albuquerque, was awful. Scraps of junk were tacked onto the walls and big readerboards tried to tell stories. Narrow passages required one to look straight up to see the displays (poorly). It is a building full of fragments, telling no story. It was obvious that this was outsourced to... More 

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Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
73 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This was our first visit to this museum and we were impressed by the quality of the current exhibit masterpieces from the E'cole Des Beaux Arts. Paris titled " Gods and Heroes ". The masterpieces included paintings, sculpture's, prints and sketches from top artists. The exhibit space was large, high but at times the lighting was off. Besides the current... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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105 reviews 105 reviews
25 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

As a local resident, I enjoy visiting the ABQ Museum, for it's unique variety of art exhibits as well as for it's efforts to help promote the local music scene. My visit this time was specifically to see the Gods and Heros exhibits from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris and the Vivian Vance exhibit. The Gods and Heros exhibit... More 

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Murrells Inlet, South Carolina
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77 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We only had an hour to see the museum & it was well worth it. There was a Vivian Vance Exhibit that was great. We didn't know she was a native. The art was beautiful as was the jewelry exhibit. We had lunch at the museum and it was very good. We enjoyed the museum shop too.

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Wautoma, Wisconsin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Very nicely put together museum. The section on the beginngs of Microsoft and Bill Gates is excellent!

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Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

sweet little art museum with nice variety near the old town area. we did included old town walking tour which was nice but tour guide kept getting way off her focus and talking points and lost most of the small group during the hour long walk

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Ferndale
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14 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I spent a lovely late morning at this museum (right at Old Town) wandering through the "Gods and Heroes" exhibit as well as the New Mexico art exhibit. Beautiful building, entry fee is inexpensive and volunteer at front desk was very nice. There was an interesting little gallery exhibit on Vivian Vance of " I Love Lucy" fame and I... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I recently visited the Albuquerque Museum to see the traveling show Gods Heroes, a large selection of painting done during the period 1650 - 1830 approved by the École des beaux'arts in Paris. The collection is important to help understand why so little French painting done during that period travels or is collectied and why the Impressionists revolted. Loved it,... More 

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