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Albuquerque Museum

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Address: 2000 Mountain Rd NW, In the heart of Old Town, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1459
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+1 505-243-7255
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09:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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The city's rich heritage is the focus at this museum, which features...

The city's rich heritage is the focus at this museum, which features exhibits depicting the art, history and culture of the Southwest.

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First Rate Museum

This museum has it all: Inexpensive, quality collections, modern facility and rotating special exhibits. Inexpensive-- in fact it is free on Sundays for NM residence. Exhibits are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Albuquerque
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Albuquerque
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum has it all: Inexpensive, quality collections, modern facility and rotating special exhibits. Inexpensive-- in fact it is free on Sundays for NM residence. Exhibits are staged in separate galleries for a more quiet and leisure and intimate visit. Thoroughly enjoyable allow 2 hours minimum. Short films are shown on demand in private nooks. Lots of history mixed with... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a museum which everyone can afford. At a time when some big city museums are charging $25, this one charges $ 4 for adults, $2 for seniors and $1 for kids. A variety of exhibits make this a must see attraction. "Only in Albuquerque" is one of the galleries, and another highlight is art from New Mexico. Visiting... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

At $4 ea for admission you cannot beat the price! Nicely presented pieces of art and displays. Non flash pictures allowed. Enjoyable couple of hours.

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1 Thank LetsGetGone
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Albuquerque Museum has a fine historical collection as well as a permanent collection of very varied art. It also has splendid touring exhibitions, covering a wide range of art and culture.

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Albuquerque
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47 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only real local museum, this gem is full of special exhibits and local history. Beautifully constructed in a light and airy way, it is a must see for any local people and out of town visitors. Watch for the traveling exhibits especially.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I went there on a lazy afternoon. On Sundays parking is free and so is admission. Super funky, odd and quirky art. Fun to look at and take pictures of. Very clean and well-maintained.

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Maryland, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

This museum is laid out in a series of small galleries all off a main lobby. We went to see the Mabel Dodge Luchan exhibit and it was an excellent experience. There were paintings, sculpture, books of her and her friends (DH and Frieda Lawrence for example). Luchan thought of herself as having European salons in the USA. She allowed... More 

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Honolulu
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This museum has several sections,each of which lead right to the next one. It's full of history about art (paintings, photographs , folk art, sculptures and more) by and about artists who visited and/or resided in New Mexico through the years; along with history of New Mexico, especially Albuquerque. There are interactive displays and small theaters, and a sculpture garden;... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Definitely plan to stop here when you are in Albuquerque. The museum has an extensive permanent art collection featuring many familiar artists whose work embodies the light and spirit of the southwest. In addition there are changing exhibits about the history of Albuquerque. Currently there is an excellent exhibit about Mabel Dodge Luhan, a society patron who relocated to Taos,... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

This museum really surprised me. The admission price is $4 at most, and there were six unique galleries, with several being quite extensive. There is something for everyone here-history, present day issues, race, modern art, folk art, religion, culture. The exhibits were all very fresh and put together well. There was also a cafe in the lobby, and a live... More 

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