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Hubbard Museum of the American West

26301 Hwy 70 West, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
+1 505-378-4142
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Good small museum

I enjoyed the museum but it is a very small museum and I honestly don't think it was worth the $7... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2016
Stéphanie P
via mobile
Best collection of carriages & buggies.

We stumbled on this by accident. It was truly the best collections of old buggies & carriages my... read more

Reviewed August 1, 2016
San Antonio, Texas
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Museum containing collections of Anne C. Stradling and the Museum of the Horse, which was originally located in Patagonia, Arizona. The Museum is open year round, from 9:00am until 5:00pm every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and the Annual Fundraiser in July.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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26301 Hwy 70 West, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
+1 505-378-4142
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Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the museum but it is a very small museum and I honestly don't think it was worth the $7 admission. I didn't think there was much as far as the history of the American West, but rather just guns and carriages... I also...More

Thank Stéphanie P
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on this by accident. It was truly the best collections of old buggies & carriages my husband and I have found. We are true "old West" fans & this museum is a real jewel...both inside and out. They do need some maintenance though...bathrooms...More

Thank Mary483_12
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Beautiful Sculptures outside, Amazing quilt exhibit, special 101 ranch exhibit that was very interesting. Very good use of a couple of hours.

Thank Dawnelle B
Reviewed June 28, 2016

This museum is great way to spend a couple of hours. The day we attended there was a quilt exhibit. It was not your typical quilt show. The quilts that were displayed looked like they had been painted. The caliber of the exhibit was superb....More

Thank crystal543
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Even those like myself who do not quilt will be amazed by the astounding artistry in the display. The kids enjoyed seeing the western memorabilia especially the collection of wagons. It was a fun excursion.

Thank taosmandm
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

It was just OK. Lots of different wagons that I had not seen before. A few displays about mining in New Mexico along with a few other exhibits. Several horse statues outside. I really though there would be more about horses seeing as it was...More

Thank taminator911
Reviewed February 11, 2016

Beautiful museum with something for everyone including things the kids can interact with. Large wagon/carriage collection, saddles, Native American exhibits, old rifles and guns, furnishings, Katchina dolls, pottery and info on historical figures. Outside many horse statues along a shaded path. Nice gift shop with...More

2  Thank 1RoseP
Reviewed October 26, 2015

If you want to take a trip back in time, this is the place to visit. Lots of historical stuff.kids as well as adults will enjoy this. Took our grandkids two years ago and they liked it a lot. Just make sure to allow enough...More

2  Thank Roy S
Reviewed October 17, 2015

Wonderful museum and sculptures. Its only open Thursday thru Sunday. Check to see if its open. Billy the kid is very popular in that part of NM. They have a large collection of wagons inside and beautiful horse sculptures outside.

3  Thank Timothy J
Reviewed September 11, 2015

For people who like western history it's a great place to stop. Horse sculptures out front were made years ago when this was the museum of the horse, it's a nice little walk and informative if you like horses. Museum has some really interesting info...More

1  Thank 403nateh
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