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Silver City Museum

312 W Broadway St, Silver City, NM 88061-4921
+1 575-538-5921
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Interesting history

Although nothing in this museum is original, the historical information and dramatic photographs of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TripEvalu8
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New York City, New York
A Bit of History

A bit of the history of Silver City and Grant Co. Very well laid out and includes many interesting... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Max R
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Silver City
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In a restored 1881 Mansard/Italianate house, you'll find this fascinating history museum, which includes more than 20,000 items and artifacts related to the people and history of southwest New Mexico.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gift shop” (18 reviews)
“local history” (12 reviews)
“old house” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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312 W Broadway St, Silver City, NM 88061-4921
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+1 575-538-5921
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although nothing in this museum is original, the historical information and dramatic photographs of the transition of Main Street to The Big Ditch are interesting and explain the town's strange sidewalks with their steps and ramps. A docent will clue you in on it all.More

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Silver City M, Public Relations Manager at Silver City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello there! Thank you for your review; we are glad that you enjoyed your visit and found the volunteer docents to be helpful! The Silver City Museum exhibits original, historic artifacts from our collection and those that have been borrowed from other institutions and individuals....More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

A bit of the history of Silver City and Grant Co. Very well laid out and includes many interesting facts

Thank Max R
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Worth an hour of your time to acclimate to the area.We were there for a special celebration and it was great fun to mingle with the museum staff.

Thank Leslie R
Silver City M, Public Relations Manager at Silver City Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your review of the Silver City Museum! We are grateful for your visit and glad that you enjoyed meeting our staff and volunteers.

Reviewed 30 June 2017

A definite great homey museum that gives an enlightening overview of the rich history of the Silver City area.

Thank janebutel
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We couldn't seem to locate the museum for WNMU so chose to look through this small gem. Lots of good interesting exhibits and terrific gift shop - worth a stop

Thank LS M
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We went to the museum 2 times, on Sunday and Tuesday. They are closed on Mondays. I was refered to several books to find family roots. The local library resource center is a must to continue my searches.

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great museum to bring the history of the area alive. Housed in a beautiful old house of a once prominent Silver City businessman, it has a variety of displays and provides helpful descriptions and interpretations. They also sell (for the outrageous price...More

Thank Schnu
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Well laid out and presented. And very interesting from the White few point. Had a different view point from a local Apache, though.

Thank Rocky T
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Good local history. They also had a room with a photographic exhibit that was quite good. Small gift shop.

Thank Ruth F
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Went to visit the museum yesterday and was very disappointed as we could not get to see much as we cannot climb steep steps. Even most of the area downstairs was closed and the access closed also. Made a good donation anyway in hopes they...More

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