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“A great place to spend three hours.”

Geronimo Springs Museum
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Eagle, Idaho
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A great place to spend three hours.”
Reviewed February 2, 2013

This was an excellent place to learn about the history of Tor C and surrounding area. About 14 rooms in all with a very good rock and fossil geology display; an extensive prehistoric pottery collection; a large collection of barbed wire in the ranch room; lots of nostalgic materials in the Ralph Edwards room; plus outside ranch and mining displays. Price was very reasonable. But be careful--don't rush through. Alot plenty of time to view and study the materials on display.

Visited January 2013
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“This is amazing!”
Reviewed December 25, 2012

I love this place.. it is funky but amazing .. you can take a real trip through time and imagine everything from mammoths to the recent history. Gave a good background on Apache history. Lots of stuff to examine and study.

Visited December 2012
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New Mexico
Level 6 Contributor
179 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“I'm a sucker for local museums”
Reviewed November 27, 2012

Geronimo Springs Museum is run by the Sierra County Historical Society, a dedicated group of largely unpaid volunteers, mostly from the local town. Their focus is on local prehistory and history, so there's an abundance of fossils, gems and minerals, Mimbres pottery, nineteenth century accoutrements of all kinds, and, along the west side, an old miner's cabin carefully moved and rebuilt next to the museum. Their docents always friendly and helpful in walking visitors through the place, explaining as they go the history of the area. Stop and visit!

Visited November 2012
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Truth or Consequences, New Mexico
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great museum for local history”
Reviewed November 17, 2012

This little gem has a neat gift shop with a lot of maps and local books and the museum goes back to the early days of Apache Indians and all through the years up and through the naming of Truth or Consequences...not to be missed....

Visited September 2012
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El Paso, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
191 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Travel Back in Time”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

I've visited T or C for the hot springs but it was a cold day and I decided to check out the Geronimo Springs Museum, there is a fee to get in and I hesitated but I figured that'a how they keep the doors open so I paid and I'm glad I did. They have on display the most remarkable collection of pottery and arrow heads and what is remarkable is that they were found on land close by and you'll get to feel what it was like living in a log cabin, it's all original including the skull of a mamoth that roamed thousands of years ago. Take your kids, they'll never seen anything like it other than a big city museum but never this up close.

Visited February 2012
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