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Museum of the Horse

Ruidoso, NM
+1 505-378-4142
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Really enjoyed looking at all the cowboy and wagon things.

This is a nice museum. You pay and just walk around looking. You can take photos, there is a gift... read more

Reviewed yesterday
West Monroe
Amazing Museum

We were fortunate enough to be there when there was a Hurd-Wyeth art exhibit available, and we... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Ruidoso, NM
+1 505-378-4142
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a nice museum. You pay and just walk around looking. You can take photos, there is a gift shop with nice people.

Thank SKAT23
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were fortunate enough to be there when there was a Hurd-Wyeth art exhibit available, and we could have spent hours there. Beautifully presented and gorgeous art.

Thank newmexicoaggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum was very interesting. Small but fun. Lots of cool western artifacts. Price was $7.00 for adults.

Thank Lori D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to many museums with similar displays of carriages, wagons, etc. The display of Anne Stradling's personal items- china, silver, furniture- was interesting. One large gallery was being prepared for a new showing and our experience was limited. We expected more- we felt this...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

A stone throw from Ruidoso Downs, one of many fine racing tracks owned by Mr Hubbard , is The Museum of the Horse.... hard to miss if you see the bronze horses out front. The museum contains a great selection of carriages; stagecoaches and wagons...More

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Rather difficult to figure out when the museum was open. Website had different days and times then the visitor center or the actual museum had. The price was average, but there is really only one floor and then a gift shop. We were expecting more...More

Thank Jana P
Reviewed 26 March 2017

What a tribute to one of God's amazing creations! Not only horse information, but some of the interesting buggies, carriages, chuck wagons - all that were horse driven. The personal collection of an eastern socialite turned cowgirl was donated to the museum and is extremely...More

Thank baritonebilly
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We loved the horse museum even though we are not horse people. The grounds and exterior horse sculptures are spectacular, and interior displays are diverse and interesting. Also, this is on the way to 2 large antique malls, so it makes a nice afternoon of...More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This museum is spacious and attractive. Plenty of room to see all the western items including wagons, gun, art, history and a children's area. Fun in Winter or Summer.

Thank Jane C
Reviewed 5 October 2016

This was a lovely place filled with antiques & history. Lots of wagons to show our kids exactly how people used to get around daily or travel. Beautiful displays of everyday items people used with lots of information. Indoors so great winter or summer. There's...More

Thank mom23jsr
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How much does it cost to get in?
28 July 2016|
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Response from Ginny1234_5678 | Reviewed this property |
I had the senior admission which I seem to recall was 5.00