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Tucumcari Historical Museum

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Address: 416 S Adams St, Tucumcari, NM 88401-2718
Phone Number: (575) 461-4201

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What a great museum...this old school house was full of wonderful relics of the past ... I highly recommend this to any tourist! Paula was so informative & friendly

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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new iberia,la
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great museum...this old school house was full of wonderful relics of the past ... I highly recommend this to any tourist! Paula was so informative & friendly

Thank NewIberia_laGbl
Fort Worth, Texas
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Picture a cross between a traditional museum and your grandmother's attic. It is a traditional museum -- no buzzing buttons, no flashing lights or animatronic gimmicks - no video games --- just REAL artifacts -- and LOTS of them ------ rooms and rooms of them. Whether you are interested in the days of the early settlers - the roaring 20's... More 

2 Thank Paul G
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice museum with lots of history and artifacts from Tucumcari. Very Friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Thank BikerMikeVB
Foley, Missouri
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48 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Full of 66 information and fun for all. Take your time going through it and enjoy it all . Great time for the entire family .

1 Thank Cindy W
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This was a great stop on a very hot day. The heat made enjoying the outside areas a little more challenging, but displays of labelled local plants, and a variety of transportation items are also housed outside. For my daughter, who is an American in the US for the first time, seeing the Conestoga wagons was really special. There is... More 

1 Thank renaissancegal45
China Grove, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

I stopped by the museum and was immediately greeted in such a friendly way. The museum is amazing and has cowboy, railroad, farming, ranxhing and plenty more of the local history. I loved it all.

1 Thank 1runner2014
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

There was just so much to see they need too at least double the display space but as ever money is the issue. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank OldClanEllmes
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

This was a nice little museum, but totally without charm. Most of the items on display were un-marked. The chain link fence around the fire truck, and the fences in front of so much of the items totally took away from them; and there was so much dirt on most of the items. Recently been to the similar Elk City... More 

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Logan, New Mexico, Usa
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Lots of items to see here, I have been twice and i know i could go 100 more time and see things I overlooked. Not expensive. Do advise to see this if you like museums, hey why shouldn't you.

Thank atr469
Bristol, UK
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79 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

No gimmicks and packed with objects and photos, infinitely browse-able. There was also a little corner with an impressive selection of books and notes. Very helpful lady in attendance who photocopied something for us. In process of redoing one section. Outside a shed of carts, etc, was the highlight.

Thank Packhorse

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