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Albuquerque Museum

2000 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
505 243 7255
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Ranked #20 of 125 Attractions in Albuquerque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Art Museums
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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Los Angeles, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
38 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW via mobile

Maybe it was the docent, but this tour of the Old Town area was a highlight of this NM vacation. We started in the courtyard with a summery of the area from pre-conquest days to the '50's. We then took a walking tour of the area. Our docent pointed out various structures, then & now. She also relayed some interesting... More

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Shiloh, Illinois
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

There is a lot of amazing artwork in a very small museum. We enjoyed it. Vivian Vance's (Ethel on "I Love Lucy") sister is there on Wednesdays answering questions in the "Everyone's Neighbor" exhibit. If you loved Lucy, you'll like this exhibit. Go on the first Wednesday of the month and the admission is free!

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Amesbury, Massachusetts
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62 reviews 62 reviews
15 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We spent as much time exploring and enjoying the outdoor sculpture garden as we did inside the museum. The museum itself did a nice job of telling the story of Albuquerque, its background and how it became the diverse city it is today. We spent an hour and a half, which was sufficient to see all of the exhibits and... More

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Rome, Italy
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107 reviews 107 reviews
30 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This museum was a surprise! It is housed in a light, airy, modern building that is spacious and well organized. There are usually some temporary exhibitions, one of which, on this occasion, was on Vivian Vance, a local actress who was known for her work with Lucille Ball... interesting. There are a number of permanent pieces that evoke the life,... More

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Richardson, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Our visit to Albuquerque was highlighted by our visit to the AM. When we arrived, we were just in time for the Old Town tour. That was a very good tour, providing a good overview of the history of Albuquerque. The Cristo and Jean Claude exhibit is excellent! As a whole the museum should be high on your list while... More

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Wellington, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We have recommended this place to so many friends. Something for everyone of every age. Great place to take children, sounds of glee all throughout.

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Porsgrunn, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

It is a nice place to go with the family and friends. i was there for a business trip. Of course I enjoyed it but it is a good location for kids.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Take advantage of free first Wednesdays and 3rd Thursday (free from 5pm-8:30pm) - nice way to enjoy exhibits, of which some change, musical and live theater entertainment, as well as The Slate museum cafe. Learned much about Olmec, Toltec and Mayan culture and history two years ago - recently enjoyed the Cristo and Vivian Vance exhibits. May not be the... More

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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282 reviews 282 reviews
92 attraction reviews
483 helpful votes 483 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

On the edge of old town near restaurants. Clean with interesting exhibits. Bathrooms clean as well. Recommended

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

my children had a great time we learned a lot. was an amazing person. thank u for supporting military and their families

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