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Herzstein Memorial Museum

22 S 2nd St, Clayton, NM 88415-3061
+1 575-374-2977
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Beautiful Museum

This is a must stop when you get to Clayton. They have a wonderful location inside a old church and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Shannon V
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So Impressed!

The staff was informative and friendly. The town and it's people are impressive. I love how they... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
22 S 2nd St, Clayton, NM 88415-3061
+1 575-374-2977
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must stop when you get to Clayton. They have a wonderful location inside a old church and the displays are very impressive. Lots of history for their area and the staff are well informed and delightful. Take your time looking at all...More

Thank Shannon V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was informative and friendly. The town and it's people are impressive. I love how they preserve and share their stories!! I could visit again and again. Thank you!!!

Thank RBrown78
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

On our way from Denver, CO to San Antonio, TX we stopped for the night in Clayton, NM. Based on previous reviews we took 3 hours to enjoy the Herzstein Memorial Museum and it did not disappoint. Thanks to the individual attention of Museum employee...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

This museum used to be a church in which many, many young people from Eastern Colorado were married at, including my parents. I thought it was still a church when we were passing through and hoped we could peek in but to our surprise it...More

Thank tomcatnicol
Reviewed 15 November 2016

interesting place and an unlikely story for this part of the country. The woman that runs it is really on the ball and a great community asset. On of those places you would not expect to find in a place like Clayton. But there seem...More

1  Thank ross g
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Interesting assortment of area history and historical materials. Worth the stop on a trip to "Smell the Roses" and learn something of old NE NM. Off the highway.

1  Thank Berto131313
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

A very concise collection of Dust Bowl and Old West artifacts, sensibly and professionally displayed. We had the facility to ourselves the day we visited and were treated to a tour by Victoria, the very kind and dedicated director. Clearly this is a labor of...More

2  Thank yuma114
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We visited while vacationing near Clayton NM. It is located in an old church downtown. We were greeted by a very kind and helpful lady who obviously cares for the museum and town in general. She is an excellent ambassador for the community. The collection...More

2  Thank E Shane S
Reviewed 21 July 2016

It may be somewhat unassuming from the outside, but this museum has a lot of info and exhibits from this town and the general area. It was very much a part of the "Wild West" era, and was also greatly affected by the Dust Bowl...More

1  Thank htomc42
Reviewed 25 February 2016

My Sister in Laws and I went to the Museum for their revealing of the footage they obtained that contained orbs. It was fun. We watched footage and listened to experiences that the workers and volunteers have had, then we went, in the dark, down...More

1  Thank JennMock
Victoria B, Front Office Manager at Herzstein Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2016

Thank you so much for stopping in! We really enjoyed having everyone out to talk about our paranormal experiences!

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