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Albuquerque Museum

2000 Mountain Road NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104
505 243 7255
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Ranked #21 of 124 Attractions in Albuquerque
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
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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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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

I have been many times and the local art to traveling exhibits are well worth a visit. It is easy to walk around and was just renovated. The store is great fun!

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
24 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

This is an interesting museum but the best display is the miniatures collection. This artwork is for sale and there is a wide variety of different types of subjects. The most interesting piece was a large stainless steel object that an older woman almost tripped over. It is valued at $47,000! I would have never guessed.

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Augusta, GA
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571 reviews 571 reviews
268 attraction reviews
240 helpful votes 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We saw a special exhibit called Gods and Heroes on loan from Paris. It was very well done. The Vivian Vance exhibit was so interesting, but we understand it is not permanent, which is a shame. The rest of the exhibits were just fair. The gift shop was awesome.

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Valencia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I have good memories about my visit to this fascinating museum. Comtemporary art with passion I think it´s better than to go for a walk to dowtown

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Auburn, Washington
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157 reviews 157 reviews
42 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The art collection displayed here was surprisingly sparse although it was representative of many New Mexican artists. The history section was closed when we were there but there were many special exhibits which rounded out our art experience. It was a good stop

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Tallahassee, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Decent art museum. Took about an hour on a quick walk - through. Soon there will be a special classical visiting exhibit to see (Oct. 2014). Generally well worth a visit for art people.

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Loudoun County, Virginia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Traces Albuquerque's past to 1610 when the Pueblo Indians and then the Spanish first settled the area

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

If you enjoy seeing things in person that are often only viewable on TV, then visiting the Albuquerque Museum is a must. It's conveniently located adjacent to Old Town. There's an amphitheater that offers outdoor musical and other forms of entertainment during favorable weather times of the year. A small cafe and gift shop are available inside the venue near... More

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Montrose
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334 reviews 334 reviews
121 attraction reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We did not actually go into the museum, this is a review of the wonderful statues outside the building, well worth a visit on their own. The multi-figure scultpure is called "The Journey" depicting the Spanish colonists who came from Mexico to New Mexico. The detail is amazing, and the figures, caked in mud, the hardships and the weary cattle... More

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USA
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89 reviews 89 reviews
25 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

easy to find a parking spot...do not miss the sculptures around the outside...There is a very nice park right next to the museum that would be perfect for a picnic lunch either before or after the visit...helpful pleasant staff.......not too stuffed ...just right.......feels open and airy.....

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