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Museum of the Horse

Ruidoso, NM
+1 505-378-4142
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Western Americana

Small but packed with must sees. Carriages, wagons, seasonal exhibits, plus the Stadling... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Excellent smaller museum

This museum is smaller in size and scope but it does have excellent exhibits. The carriages are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Darryl L
Marana, Arizona
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This unique museum has an amazing collection of all things related to the horse.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Ruidoso, NM
+1 505-378-4142
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Small but packed with must sees. Carriages, wagons, seasonal exhibits, plus the Stadling collections, weapons, and art. Admission to grounds is free; small price for admission to museum

Thank Susan2904
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is smaller in size and scope but it does have excellent exhibits. The carriages are especially interesting along with the history of the toilet-located in the restroom vestibule-very cool!

1  Thank Darryl L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice collection of Native American and western history. The museum is full of items. I would definitely recommend this musuem

Thank Joshua B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice museum. You pay and just walk around looking. You can take photos, there is a gift shop with nice people.

Thank SKAT23
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We were fortunate enough to be there when there was a Hurd-Wyeth art exhibit available, and we could have spent hours there. Beautifully presented and gorgeous art.

Thank newmexicoaggie
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Museum was very interesting. Small but fun. Lots of cool western artifacts. Price was $7.00 for adults.

Thank Lori D
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We've been to many museums with similar displays of carriages, wagons, etc. The display of Anne Stradling's personal items- china, silver, furniture- was interesting. One large gallery was being prepared for a new showing and our experience was limited. We expected more- we felt this...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

A stone throw from Ruidoso Downs, one of many fine racing tracks owned by Mr Hubbard , is The Museum of the Horse.... hard to miss if you see the bronze horses out front. The museum contains a great selection of carriages; stagecoaches and wagons...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Rather difficult to figure out when the museum was open. Website had different days and times then the visitor center or the actual museum had. The price was average, but there is really only one floor and then a gift shop. We were expecting more...More

Thank Jana P
Reviewed 25 March 2017

What a tribute to one of God's amazing creations! Not only horse information, but some of the interesting buggies, carriages, chuck wagons - all that were horse driven. The personal collection of an eastern socialite turned cowgirl was donated to the museum and is extremely...More

Thank baritonebilly
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How much does it cost to get in?
28 July 2016|
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Response from Ginny1234_5678 | Reviewed this property |
I had the senior admission which I seem to recall was 5.00