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Address: 3041 E. Main St, Farmington, NM
Phone Number: +1 505-599-1174
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We drove to Farmington from Pagosa Springs. WE stopped at the Farmington Museum located on Main Street. entrance was free. they had a special exhibit on predators, peregrine... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 24, 2016
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Lakewood, Colorado

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Lakewood, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We drove to Farmington from Pagosa Springs. WE stopped at the Farmington Museum located on Main Street. entrance was free. they had a special exhibit on predators, peregrine falcon and the wolf. This temp exhibit cost $5. This exhibit was well set up and used some good photos and stuffed animals to aid in the story. this was certainly worth... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

We had a great time for $5.00. Saw an art show which was the reason for our visit, then moved on to the raptor exhibit. Even the grounds were wonderful. This is the best $5 I have spent in a long time. There is also a lot of literature available at the museum about other things to do in the... More 

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Farmington, New Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

For a small town museum, this one is worth a visit. On permanent display is a collection of local historical artifacts. The museum also hosts art shows; a recent exhibit featured original prints by Ansel Adams. There is a small bookstore with local guidebooks and other volumes, many by local authors as well as gift items representing Northwest New Mexico..... More 

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Farmington, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

A very pleasant surprise to see his work here! Staff are really helpful. Local displays represent the cultural aspect of the area well.

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St. George, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Having grown up in a trading post on the Navajo Reservation in the 60s and 70s I love the trading post exhibit; you can't see too many of those left anymore. We've also loved the temporary exhibits over the years, from Egypt and other places around the world. I think this is one of the best small town museums.

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Stratford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

Nice museum along the Animas River. There was a Navaho rug exhibit-- spectacular! The museum store had some nice items, but also some silly trinkets and some Egyptian items (??) The building sits next to the Animas River and has nicely landscaped grounds. Very nice scenery for contemplating history.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

This is a smaller museum that we go to when they have a special exhibit. I don't know how they do it but the museum is able to get some of the most interesting shows in New Mexico. For example, about a month ago or so they had one of the best exhibits of Ansel Adams' prints that I have... More 

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northwest New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

My husband David's Aunt Eleanor and my DNA are in this museum. Yes, the MacDonald's family spent many a year researching and promoting the gathering of Farmington's history. Naturally we believe the museum to be grand. Eleanor wrote two of the first definitive books about Farmington's early history: My Kingdom Was a County, San Juan County written in collaboration with... More 

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Love the Farmington Museum! Seems like there is always a new exhibit. The Ansel Adams show was amazing. This is not your typical small town museum. Having visited what passes for museums in other locations I'm always so impressed with the latest shows

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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

Rude people and little boring great river view thought and expensive I yhought it would be alot more interesting

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