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Farmington Museum

3041 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87402-7621
+1 505-599-1174
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Attended a Wedding

The Museum is also a river front location with a nice view, and has a large patio and grass area... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MarKSaxophone
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Farmington, New Mexico
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Attended a water workshop presented by RCAC. Atmosphere was very pleasant, clean and instructors... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
qlwawater7
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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3041 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87402-7621
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+1 505-599-1174

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Museum is also a river front location with a nice view, and has a large patio and grass area suitable for events, such as weddings, festivals, and other events. They host traveling exhibits, as well as a history of Farmington and oil/gas history. It...More

Thank MarKSaxophone
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Attended a water workshop presented by RCAC. Atmosphere was very pleasant, clean and instructors very well informed. Would attend another workshop if it is scheduled there

Thank qlwawater7
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Apparently, by looking at the guest book, many people don't get to the spot. It was a treasure with stable exhibits and some shorter term ones. We love the vintage dresses.

Thank Ann69982
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Besides stunning traveling displays and the permanent Trading Post display, there are hands on activities, a splendid gift shop, terrific restrooms for weary travelers, and wonderful staff to answer any question about the area, the museum or activities planned. IT's an open and airy place...More

Thank idraginlady
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We drove to Farmington from Pagosa Springs. WE stopped at the Farmington Museum located on Main Street. entrance was free. they had a special exhibit on predators, peregrine falcon and the wolf. This temp exhibit cost $5. This exhibit was well set up and used...More

Thank stephenf197
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We had a great time for $5.00. Saw an art show which was the reason for our visit, then moved on to the raptor exhibit. Even the grounds were wonderful. This is the best $5 I have spent in a long time. There is also...More

Thank canajungirl54
Reviewed 26 July 2016

For a small town museum, this one is worth a visit. On permanent display is a collection of local historical artifacts. The museum also hosts art shows; a recent exhibit featured original prints by Ansel Adams. There is a small bookstore with local guidebooks and...More

Thank GCpainter53
Reviewed 3 July 2016

A very pleasant surprise to see his work here! Staff are really helpful. Local displays represent the cultural aspect of the area well.

Thank julius_s57
Reviewed 22 June 2016

Having grown up in a trading post on the Navajo Reservation in the 60s and 70s I love the trading post exhibit; you can't see too many of those left anymore. We've also loved the temporary exhibits over the years, from Egypt and other places...More

Thank Colin J
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Nice museum along the Animas River. There was a Navaho rug exhibit-- spectacular! The museum store had some nice items, but also some silly trinkets and some Egyptian items (??) The building sits next to the Animas River and has nicely landscaped grounds. Very nice...More

Thank Gunksman
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bbensalem
May I bring my small, very well-behaved pooch into the museum? If not, and there's no shady parking, I won't be able to visit.
21 May 2016|
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Response from Gunksman | Reviewed this property |
Bensalem: I didn't notice any signs about bringing dogs into the museum. I presume that only service dogs are allowed, though often that is overlooked if your dog is small and is carried in a dog carrier/bag. There is an... More
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dsm672014
How extensive is the Lost Egypt exhibit? (i.e., how many actual artifacts?) Is Jan. 4th still the last day to view it? Thanks!
26 December 2014|
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Response from MarKSaxophone | Reviewed this property |
I visited before the Lost Egypt exhibit was on display. There should be two rooms devoted to the exhibit, so I would guess about 20.The facility is a lot smaller than the Albuquerque museums, but the Farmington History and... More
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