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“Wonderful history of horses & old west” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Museum of the Horse

Museum of the Horse
Ranked #9 of 31 things to do in Ruidoso
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This unique museum has an amazing collection of all things related to the horse.
Bernalillo, New Mexico
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21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Wonderful history of horses & old west”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2014

We really loved the history display of the west and horses. There was a wonderful display of horse carts, they had a hearse, chuck wagon kitchen and many more. An added plus was the beautiful display of quilts. If you're visiting Ruidoso, NM and love history & museums this is a must see.

Visited April 2014
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Dexter, New Mexico
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198 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“So-So”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2013

Not a whole lot there. What they have is ok, but not great and there's not much of it. Parts of the museum are interesting, but overall not a great experience. For the price of admission, I don't think this is worth it. There is so much to do in Lincoln County, that this ranks pretty low on the lists of "must do's" in Lincoln County.

Visited December 2013
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El Paso, Texas, United States
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Horse Museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2013

Easy to get to, the place has some excellent areas to take pictures of these beautiful horses. It was located to another area of interest that was in walking distance.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Darren M
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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62 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“If you like horse racing, you want to see this!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

A great museum with plenty of interesting things from the old west. If you are visiting Ruidoso for the first time, it's a great place to spend a couple of hours.

Visited April 2013
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Boston, Massachusetts
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168 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Small but great museum of local and western history”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2013

Great bits of history in the gun collection and in the history of the museums collections. Large collection of wagons and carriages. A very informative and touching photo exhibit by and about local earlier inhabitants.

Visited April 2013
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