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Museum of the Horse Soldier

6541 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715-3813
+1 520-722-2706
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Very informative!

We stopped here while waiting to get into a local restaurant, and didn't know what to expect. This... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Vail, Arizona
Small But Very Nice Museum

There is a lot of history to explore regarding horses. We had the museum to ourselves so we were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ryan B
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Incorporated in 2013, Museum of the Horse Soldier is one of a few museums dedicated to preserving the history of the U.S. Military’s mounted services. Visitors to The Museum can explore the history of U.S. horse soldiers and their roles in times of peace and conflict during the 18th – 21st centuries. The Museum of the Horse Soldier offers a unique opportunity to discover and explore military history through informative and engaging exhibits, featuring many rare and one-of-a-kind artifacts.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
6541 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715-3813
+1 520-722-2706
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here while waiting to get into a local restaurant, and didn't know what to expect. This museum is amazing! The docents are very informative and could have chatted forever-truly. We will go back because we literally ran out of time. You can go...More

Thank loveskitties
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a lot of history to explore regarding horses. We had the museum to ourselves so we were able to take our time. Most exhibits are self explanatory but a couple informational signs would help.More

1  Thank Ryan B
Rae W, Manager at Museum of the Horse Soldier, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

I understand your sentiment, fortunately the woman who was your tour guide that day was able to answer any questions. I wish you had mentioned in your review that for no extra charge, the museum has tour guides available. You yourself had one. This is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gem of a small museum does not seem that well known, and that is a genuine shame. If you are interested in military history, the history of the domesticated horse or like Americana, this is a worthwhile find. Clearly created out of a love...More

Thank 756Annie756
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We were the only people there at the time and Erin gave us a :private: tour. She answered all our questions and made the exhibits even more interesting.

1  Thank lenmar2016
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Had a little time to check out this place, and was surprised how interesting evrything was. The only person working the door sounded amazing even though she was giving a tour for some other museum goers. Lots of interesting history, and the preservation of the...More

1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed 4 May 2017

First, the admission price to visit the museum is most affordable (under $4.00) and you will get a lot of history, films and displays for your money. Museum is exceptionally well maintained and staff is extremely knowledgeable. Civil War and western frontier displays give the...More

2  Thank HistoricalPhil
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Some very interesting and eclectic exhibits about the Horse Soldiers and Marines. Docent was very excited about the subject and knew her stuff. Looks small but is packed with interesting artifacts presented in a compelling way.

1  Thank Dave D
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent collection of WW-I Uniforms and medical equipment. I wouldn't make a long trip to visit this place, but if in the area it's worth the visit.

Thank Douglas R
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome presentation, informative, fascinating. Friendly docent, we'll presented. I would go again. Recommended for anyone interested in military history.

1  Thank diane h
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Great museum run by a passionate and knowledgeable owner. Really appreciate it being open till 7 pm which helps those of us from out of town squeeze in more sites. Impressive saddle and uniform collection. The surrounding area is also entertaining with a small train...More

1  Thank Chris G
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31 January 2015|
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Response from Rae W | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest. We do not have any art by Remington or Russell. The few bronze works we have were done by Dan Bates. We are a history museum and most of our collection is made of 3 dimensional items reflecting... More