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Herzstein Memorial Museum

22 S 2nd St, Clayton, NM 88415-3061
+1 575-374-2977
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Awesome history!

We happened upon Clayton by chance when our truck broke down right outside the city. While it was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rockinrobyn1892
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Georgetown, Texas
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Herzstein Museum

Awesome local museum. Very well organized. Superb exhibits. Wonderful personal tour by Charles... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
JanPeterLund
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Boulder, Colorado
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  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
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“dust bowl” (10 reviews)
“black jack” (7 reviews)
“local history” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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22 S 2nd St, Clayton, NM 88415-3061
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+1 575-374-2977
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We happened upon Clayton by chance when our truck broke down right outside the city. While it was being repaired, we decided to do a little exploring. There is SO much history in that building, and if you like the 1800's time era, you need...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Awesome local museum. Very well organized. Superb exhibits. Wonderful personal tour by Charles. Every item has a story. Truly a don't miss showpiece.

Thank JanPeterLund
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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

I came here with a community service group to help out. They were so generous and friendly, really reminded me of home. They museum has such a rich, amazing history! If you are in Clayton, YOU HAVE TO STOP BY!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful people here and great exhibits!! Definitely a must see if you are in the area! Came here for a school trip to do a bit of volunteer work and got a tour as well. Such friendly people! Amazing experience!

Thank Kimberly Z
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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Great museum that you must visit if in the area. No cost to get in, but don’t forget to buy some unique gifts made in New Mexico at their little gift shop (decent prices too). The gentleman who does the tour is super knowledgeable and...More

Thank kp061
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We stopped here heading back to Albuquerque NM. What a find. Our tour guide had an incredible knowledge of the museum and interesting human interest stories of the Herzstein's and their history. The museum has an exhibition of the WPA collection from the High School...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

Nice people and the history of Black Jack Kechum the train robber that lost his head over what he did.

Thank Ronald C
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

From the imposing building to the artifacts we were pleased we took the time to visit the museum. Our local guide not only shared the history of the building and the items in it but shared the history of the local area. The museum covered...More

Thank Andy W
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Sam (13) and Dad found this museum be be interesting, and the community involved in the preservation. Located in an old church. Curator is busy, busy, with so many items. Staff knowledgeable and invited questions.

Thank Clockdocto
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

I found out about the museum in a pamphlet in our motel room. Charles was our tour guide and provided a lot of interesting information regarding items on display. There are A LOT of unique items displayed in this old church. Plan to spend at...More

Thank CinColo
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Herzsteinmuseum, Curator at Herzstein Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thanks for your kind words, please come back and visit again - we probably didn't get around to showing you everything!

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