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Lincoln State Monument

Highway 380, Lincoln, NM 88338
+1 575-653-4025
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Well worth the visit.

Lincoln is a wide spot in the road. It has some original buildings from the days of Billy the Kid... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John B
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Fascinating and Worth the Visit

As you probably know, Lincoln was the center of the action in the famous, or infamous, Lincoln... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2018
gypsyuno
,
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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“old west” (32 reviews)
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Highway 380, Lincoln, NM 88338
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lincoln is a wide spot in the road. It has some original buildings from the days of Billy the Kid who was active in this area. It is still occupied. The museum has some good displays of the wild old days and a movie that...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2018

As you probably know, Lincoln was the center of the action in the famous, or infamous, Lincoln County War in the 1870s. The whole town is essentially preserved as a museum. The Lincoln Historic Site manages most of the historic buildings, nine of which are...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Historic Lincoln - This is a great little town, immortalized by the capture of Billy the Kid. There is even a bullet hole in the wall in the Court House that is credited to him. The entire town is a museum...and wisely the town sells...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018

A visit to Lincoln is like stepping on to a movie set but these are the actual locations with most of the important buildings still standing. The museum is the best place to start from and they play a video that gives a great background...More

2  Thank Steven P
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Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful presentation by the Wild West history association ! Very well organized . Good way to learn how was life in the Wild West not too long ago. All day long event. The speakers covered the different points of the war in the morning. In...More

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Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Tour was only $5 a person. It was a guided tour of the town. The tour took about 2 hours and covered the history of this infamous town. It was not all about Billy the Kid. It was mostly history about the Lincoln County Wars....More

2  Thank Trudy H
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Reviewed March 25, 2018

... you'll probably cheerfully pay the five bucks to check out the various buildings. We didn't, in part because it was Saturday and most of them were closed. What tourist would visit on Saturday when the weather was perfect? Still, they've done a great job...More

1  Thank Dave N
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

For a western history lover ,this is a must see. Lincoln is a small town and easy to walk around. Many sites from the Lincoln county war are here

1  Thank James P
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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

A must stop when near Lincoln what a fantastic place to spend the day old courthouse is a great history lesson of the Lincoln county wars and billy the kid very well run spend time walking the streets and visiting the local shops great people

1  Thank Dan70bbq
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Reviewed March 19, 2018

While staying in Rudioso, we spent a day in Lincoln visiting several of the points of interest that make up the monument. Some were closed because we were there in March, but the ones that were open were extremely interesting. The displays were very well-done;...More

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