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Artesia Historical Museum & Art Center

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Enjoyable Museum -a hidden Free treasure in Artesia!

Housed in an early 1900's home, this museum has lots to see. From an awesome arrowhead collection... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
jeffreybernardc
Want to occupy the children? Ask them to count the home's river rocks.

“ River rock façade, even on the porch columns” We thorough enjoy stopping at small town museums... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
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19 Aug 2018
“Enjoyable Museum -a hidden Free treasure in Artesia!”
1 Jun 2017
“Want to occupy the children? Ask them to count the home's river rocks.”
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505 W Richardson Ave, Artesia, NM 88210-2062
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

Housed in an early 1900's home, this museum has lots to see. From an awesome arrowhead collection to a vintage 1920's kitchen with stove. My three little girls had such an enjoyable time seeing the room filled with old toys. The lady running the museum...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jeffreybernardc
Reviewed 2 June 2017

“ River rock façade, even on the porch columns” We thorough enjoy stopping at small town museums and this one did not disappoint. This was a family residence since 1904 and for some unknown reason, they decided to cement hundreds and hundreds of river rocks...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank lovetotravel1492
Reviewed 8 March 2016

This is the coolest place! The building is great all by itself and the exhibits are timely and interesting. Give it a try, you won't be sorry you did.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank anewmexican
Reviewed 27 January 2016

We visited this while staying in Artesia for a few days. The main collection is held in a historic house which has many artefacts from the town. The kitchen is set up like the original would have been and it was very interesting to see...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank AlumineA
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

A lovely museum in this tiny town. Lots of local history. The curator, Nancy, was such a pleasure to speak with too. She put up with all our random questions and was kindhearted. The building itself was just as lovely as the museum exhibits. I...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

Nice art museum, beautiful old paintings, some from area where I live in Northern NM. Good gift shop too.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank VERONICA M
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

Let me start out by first saying how nice the curator is. Nancy is a very nice lady that was very much knowledgeable about the history of Artesia. I enjoyed all the exhibits that were on display here. I expecially enjoyed the fire truck.

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