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American Quarter Horse Heritage Center & Museum

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Address: 2601 I-40 East at Quarter Horse Dr, Amarillo, TX
Phone Number: 888-209-8322, 806-376-5181
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The development of the American Quarter Horse from colonial times to...

The development of the American Quarter Horse from colonial times to present day is traced through interactive exhibits, dramatic video presentations and live demonstrations.

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Walk through history

The Hall of Fame and Museum offers the history of America's breed, the American Quarter Horse through artifacts and a world history time-line. The American Quarter Horse is the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Hall of Fame and Museum offers the history of America's breed, the American Quarter Horse through artifacts and a world history time-line. The American Quarter Horse is the largest breed registry in the world, with over 8 million horses in their data base. See works of art offered by famous western artists, as well as engage in learning experiences... More 

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Winchester, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a rather large museum. It is very well laid out. Two floors. I went because I have always been a horse lover. On & off throughout my life, I have been involved with horses. This museum ignited a simmering flame within me! If you even just "like" horses, you gotta go! Admission prices are very reasonable. Clean. Large... More 

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Castle Rock, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful buildings and art. Too bad we didn't have longer to enjoy it. We were only able to see the outside because we arrived after hours, but thoroughly enjoyed what they had to offer outdoors.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived too late to visit the inside but there is lots of info and photo opps outside. We really love horse racing and consequently really enjoyed this place; someday we're getting inside to check it out,

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A horse that is bred to race a quarter of a mile. Did you know that? If you come from the US you probably do but we didn't. The building, the museum, the Hall of Fame are there as a temple to these wonderful creatures which are the workhorses of the ranches as well as the more glamorous racing circuits.... More 

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Brescia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love riding and I found this museum very interesting; Amarillo is the country where this beautiful horse is born. Here there are a lot of informations about quarter horse, there are pics and descriptions of the most famous riders and horse. And there is an interactive part where you can really learn about saddles and harnesses. I loved it.

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Conroe, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth the trip if you have any interest in the history and heritage of the American Quarter Horse. The people and horses that shaped the breed we know and admire today are all on display.

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Delaware
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An impressive & extensive Hall of Fame & Museum of historic & recent American Quarter Horses...great educational section on horse care/feeding/equipment and the important role of these horses, breeders & riders in the West. Nice shop, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although I've been in Quarter Horses many years, the museum showed the wide range of jobs the Quarter Horse has handled over the years. It was so interesting to see the great horses of the past, and their many achievements.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I feel like I would've really enjoyed this place if I loved horses. It is really nice to look at though; you can tell a lot of work was put into the museum. Even though I'm not a huge fan of horses, this museum trip was still fun.

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