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National Hispanic Cultural Center

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Address: 1701 Fourth Street SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone Number: 505 246 2261
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Great place for performances

I have actually performed in the National Hispanic Cultural Center it is very elegant and a state-of-the art facility you do not want to miss.

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2015
Edwin G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I have actually performed in the National Hispanic Cultural Center it is very elegant and a state-of-the art facility you do not want to miss.

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Thank Edwin G
Boulder, Colorado
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I went to Albuquerque the last weekend of September specifically to go to Globalquerque. On Saturday there were free events during the day. I saw two films and attended a music sampling and Q&A workshop by one of the headline acts. The Friday and Saturday night concerts featured 3 stages including traditional Colombian music and dance with intense guitar work... More 

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Thank cphip
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50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015 via mobile

In the tower of this museum resides an astounding mural of Spanish history in Europe and in the American Southwest. The muscular style of the artwork is palpable.

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1 Thank David C
Northampton, Massachusetts
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66 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

This Museum and cultural center is a national treasure. We spent hours there and it wasn't enough. Try to get there on Sunday to view the breathtaking fresco - only open on Sundays (when admission is free). The Museum alone is worth a trip.

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Thank Mike L
Albuquerque, NM
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

The sound track (no live musicians) was so loud I had to leave. Others were complaining too. Management said the sound had been turned down but it was still too loud. No refund of course.

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Thank Cellodiane
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

I'm afraid NHCC suffers from too much real estate and not enough money to keep it all afloat. I must say they do have an excellent event calendar. There is something going on here pretty much every day. Also, I love the Torreon - the conical structure with the mural work by New Mexican native Frederico Vigil. The "art museum"... More 

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Thank PA2NM
Bellingham, Washington
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141 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

The National Cultural Hispanic Center has a lot to offer, from history to art, music and performances. I love the art museum, which features fabulous work by Hispanic artists. This is a place that is often overlooked and is well worth finding. If you are an art lover, you will love their wonderful collection and special exhibitions.

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Thank MVCorey
Pocatello, Idaho, United States
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

There are many aspects to the Hispanic Cultural Center. There are shows. Classes. Gardens. Places to celebrate. However, there is a new sculpture there by Jacob Sisneros that is gorgeous and full of history and respect. Go see it. It is carved out of metal, by water and has beautiful butterflies and hummingbirds intertwined with helicopters and soldiers dying.

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1 Thank Susan H
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Delve into the culture and history of New Mexico. The campus is in the process of becoming. The restaurant recently reopened with mexican flavors of delicious delights. The memorial the the mexican war veterans is well worth a moment's meditation. If there is a show in the cultural theater, attend...it is always top notch. The museum and artifacts are interesting... More 

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Thank Barry G
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The National Hispanic Cultural Center is located in a very dangerous area with high crime rate. Unsafe area to visit with children. Went here for an event and several attendees' vehicles were broken into during the course of the event. There were no security staff monitoring even though it was a children's event.

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