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Ruidoso River Museum

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Address: 101 Mechem Dr, Ruidoso, NM 88345-6826
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Interesting side activity while visiting Fox Cave

The River Museum has some interesting and informative exhibits. It only takes a few minutes for each exhibit. There are some good photo opportunities.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 18, 2015
travelady56
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Ocklawaha, Florida
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Ocklawaha, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

The River Museum has some interesting and informative exhibits. It only takes a few minutes for each exhibit. There are some good photo opportunities.

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Brenham, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Some of the most beautiful pottery from NM, and Colorado potters and some beautiful artwork. Very nice shop and very helpful staff. Pricing appropriate for high quality merchandise.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Start was a bit of a treasure hunt. The place had relocated but most things found on-line showed the old agrees so after an hour of searching my college adult son figured it out and dialed us in to the location out front of the Fox Cave. The prices were reasonable and for me being active duty military it was... More 

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Greenwood, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I really liked this store. Purchased a few things and spoke to the very friendly employee. Some bizarre goods, nice jewelry, and interesting souvenirs. They had a lot of beads that were at very good prices.

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Post, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

My family and I had a great time learned a ton and the lady helped us with history of the track and shared with is about the hubbords .. Very well displayed

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013 via mobile

Moved to fox cave so my lady and I went there. It was horrible. Tourist trap. The front desk lady was odd in A bad way. Nothing but gimmicks for sale.

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Killeen, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

What an amazing little museum! There is so much stuff that it is beyond grasping. There is an incredibly large amount of information on Billy the Kid in the basement. In contrast, there are souvenirs of movie stars in one section upstairs. The best part was that it was neat, clean and tidy. The stairs alone are worth the trip... More 

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Odessa, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

My hubby and I visited this. museum in late Sept. 2012. We were on our anniversary trip aand it had rained. We were pleasantly surprisedbythisawesome museum. We plan to return again..

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Arlington, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

The person running the museum obviously didn't want to be bothered by guests. The admission fee seemed high for what was in the museum. The outside of the building looks great, but the inside doesn't reflect much care. The exhibits were poorly displayed, and the whole place was very poorly lit. It was a hodge-podge of just stuff. There were... More 

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