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Hubbard Museum of the American West

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Address: 26301 Hwy 70 West, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
Phone Number: +1 505-378-4142
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Museum containing collections of Anne C. Stradling and the Museum of the...

Museum containing collections of Anne C. Stradling and the Museum of the Horse, which was originally located in Patagonia, Arizona. The Museum is open year round, from 9:00am until 5:00pm every day except Thanksgiving, Christmas and the Annual Fundraiser in July.

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Amazing!!

Although I did not do the actual museum, the outside grounds with the horse statues Ade amazing and worth the stop!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Although I did not do the actual museum, the outside grounds with the horse statues Ade amazing and worth the stop!!

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Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Three areas were of particular interest. The story of Anne C. Stradling and her love for horses, which let to a great collection horse-related items was fascinating. The collection of wagons and carriages was interesting, especially for young children who might never have seen something like a Chuck Wagon or a Conestoga Wagon before. The 101 Ranch story provided an... More 

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Kingsland, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went there on a rainy day and it was perfect. The staff was knowledgeable and everything was so clean. Really enjoyed the rifles.

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Alvin, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had gone here before when it was the Museum of the Horse and were really looking forward to going back. However, it is now the Museum of the American West but really doesn't have much in it. If you like carriages it is great but it really doesn't tell much of the story of the west. It is more... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed the museum but it is a very small museum and I honestly don't think it was worth the $7 admission. I didn't think there was much as far as the history of the American West, but rather just guns and carriages... I also thought it was interesting how the fate of the native Americans was left out.

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on this by accident. It was truly the best collections of old buggies & carriages my husband and I have found. We are true "old West" fans & this museum is a real jewel...both inside and out. They do need some maintenance though...bathrooms need upgrades, etc. Outside, the park with the horse statues is just beautiful. This is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

Beautiful Sculptures outside, Amazing quilt exhibit, special 101 ranch exhibit that was very interesting. Very good use of a couple of hours.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This museum is great way to spend a couple of hours. The day we attended there was a quilt exhibit. It was not your typical quilt show. The quilts that were displayed looked like they had been painted. The caliber of the exhibit was superb. The museum has a wonderful collection of wagons, native american jewelry and kachina dolls, clothing,... More 

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San Cristobal, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Even those like myself who do not quilt will be amazed by the astounding artistry in the display. The kids enjoyed seeing the western memorabilia especially the collection of wagons. It was a fun excursion.

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Bryan, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

It was just OK. Lots of different wagons that I had not seen before. A few displays about mining in New Mexico along with a few other exhibits. Several horse statues outside. I really though there would be more about horses seeing as it was formerly a horse museum. Honestly I was disappointed overall. Entry fee is $7 per adult.... More 

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