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Albuquerque Museum

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Address: 2000 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
Phone Number: 505 243 7255
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Description: The city's rich heritage is the focus at this museum, which features...
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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For history buffs

Tells the history of the city and the accomplishments of various locals throughout the past three centuries.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Tells the history of the city and the accomplishments of various locals throughout the past three centuries.

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Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We were surprised by the variety of the displays. Exhibits are well curated. Lots to learn about Albuquerque and New Mexico. Highly recommended.

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My adult daughter and I spent several hours enjoying this little gem of a museum and learning more about Albuquerque. The exhibits are all so well done and depict history and art in visual and hands on displays. When we exited the galleries we found live music and dancing in the lobby. What a wonderful surprise!

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

You can park in the local car park and mention which space you have occupied to the museum so parking is free. The museum covers a lot of the history of the area so is worth a visit. It is also very close to Old Albuquerque, just a short walk away.

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Round Rock, Texas
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Well mapped out museum- charming hostess at the check in desk, plenty of parking. Reasonably priced entry fee -bright - airy - lots of interesting exhibits - though, admittedly, my favorite was the video on the Navajo Code Talkers. Well worth the time to visit the museum - will go again, when I go back to Albuquerque.

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Belen, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Best to visit when there is a special exhibition. Used to have a great museum shop that I made a point to visit any time I went to Old Town, but it has dramatically changed - not for the better. It's no longer worth visiting as the selection is so paltry. I don't know what happened, but it went from... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

They do not have much of a food selection, other restaurants in the "Old Town" neighborhood much better, ESPECIALLY RESTAURANT ANTIQUITY (only serves dinner, reservations needed).

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Denver
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I am reminded of the London Museum - you learn a lot about Albuquerque and the surrounding area. If you like more modern art there is also a lot of that here worth seeing. Definitely worth a visit.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Spent a pleasant hour or so strolling through this (nicely air-conditioned) museum, though the 13yo and 10yo could easily have been satisfied in 30 minutes. I especially enjoyed the temporary exhibits on the history of bolo ties and the life of Vivian Vance (from I Love Lucy). I thought all the history exhibits were well curated in that you could... More 

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62 reviews 62 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

There is a permanent display of New Mexico art which is certainly worth seeing and several galleries for changing exhibits which are often of interest. A small cafe has tasty choices for a light meal or snack and the gift shop features unique local and international goods. The history section was just re-done and it provides a very frustrating experience:... More 

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