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Geronimo Springs Museum

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Address: 211 Main St, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-2838
Phone Number: 505-894-6600
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A good local attraction

For the size of this town, great. The exhibits are a good depiction of the southwest. My husband and I both enjoyed the tour and the man on duty was helpful and asked us if we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
susan c
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Nogal, New Mexico
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Nogal, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the size of this town, great. The exhibits are a good depiction of the southwest. My husband and I both enjoyed the tour and the man on duty was helpful and asked us if we had any questions. My husband asked him several and he happily gave good descriptive answers. I would go again and take family. Worth the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite a lot to see. Large collection of native pottery and arrow heads. Lots to read. Worth the stop. Was not charged admission, but made up for it in the gift shop.

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Thank Phone D
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's really more like walking through the garage of a really organized relative. Struck me as a gift shop that got a great deal on real estate and had rooms to fill. Pros: Probably wildly interesting to someone particularly interested in the history of the area. Slightly interesting collection of photos and period-specific clothes for the rest of us. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

I stopped here on my first day of living in T or C and it was a great way to get to know some of the history of the area. Plus, the day I went they were letting people in for free, so keep your eye out for special days and deals!

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Thank Allyson F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in during roadtrip. Interesting museum with lots of informative stories about each piece. Man who worked there was very nice and told my kids some fun stories about artifacts. Make sure you take the time to read about each item as there are tons of interesting stories.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Great T or C history, and they add new stuff regularly. Many old documents, etc about families that still live in the area.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

This was a small but very busy museum A lot of rooms with various findings from prehistoric to yesterday and the strange history of changing the town's name as a publicity stunt for a programme that I have never heard of. OK if you get to this strange place

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Thank 1Bustrav
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

A terrific little museum for young and old alike. Curators and administration have put together wonderful exhibits of local historical events and people. What made a lasting impression on me was how well they did on what was surely a small budget. The exhibits are easily accessible and, I think, comprehensive. Loved it---and I'm not a history buff. The other... More 

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Thank Alexis P
Tucson, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

As we travel extensively in our motorhome, we love to visit small-town museums to get a feel for the local history. This one has a large collection of a large variety of things, but no continuity or cohesiveness to it. A good revamping of the exhibits iinto some king of timeline would help.

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Thank tucsonk8
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This is a great little museum, it has a lot of documentation regarding the local history of our area as well as a fantastic gift shop. They have a large collection of native american pottery as well. This museum is a pillar of the community in a way, I definitely recommend stopping by and supporting this neat establishment.

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Thank Chantal T

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