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“Very informative” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kit Carson Home & Museum

Kit Carson Home & Museum
Ranked #14 of 92 things to do in Taos
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Owner description: Purchased by famed cowboy Kit Carson for his bride in 1843, this 3-room adobe home displays artifacts, antique firearms and other pioneer belongings, Kit Carson memorabilia and an exhaustive supply of books about New Mexico.
Opelousas, Louisiana
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Very informative”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2014

Nice small museum right in the middle of town. Easily done in and hour. The staff was very nice. Never knew Kit Carson was a MAN!!!

Visited April 2014
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English first
Petaluma, California
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45 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Kit Carson lived here”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2014

Kit lived here, but as a visit it didn't have much to show. Highlight was a history channel video that didn't reference the home or Taos. Watch the video at home and skip the museum.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Les S
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59 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Disappointing”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2014

There really isn't much there there and for the entrance price, disappointing. Any quick bio of Kit Carson will cover the same ground.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Pobremio
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Camas, Washington
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113 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“A historic treasure in Taos”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2014

A wonderful museum near the town center. Be sure to watch the video before the tour. Keep an eye out for Kit's grandson in the video. Very well done

Visited April 2014
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New York City, New York
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328 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
“Nice little stop”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2014

We must admit we'd never heard the name before, but we know more now. Nice little museum just off Taos plaza. Informative video, some personal belongings and well-curates gift shop. Nice stop to learn a little more about the history of the area through one person.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Oliver J
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