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Museum of the Horse Soldier

Closed Now: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Open today: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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We went here on a Saturday and are so glad we did. They have nice exhibits and well laid out... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deborah K
Surprising Museum

We just happened to visit this museum and we are glad we did. Lots of neat exhibits and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tim S
Avondale, United States
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Incorporated in 2013, Museum of the Horse Soldier is one of a few museums dedicated to preserving the history of the U.S. Military’s mounted services. Visitors to The Museum can explore the history of U.S. horse soldiers and their roles in times of...more
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6541 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715-3813
+1 520-722-2706
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on a Saturday and are so glad we did. They have nice exhibits and well laid out. Even my husband enjoyed it and he was dragged there against his will. The guy that runs it was very knowledgeable and fun to talk...More

2  Thank Deborah K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just happened to visit this museum and we are glad we did. Lots of neat exhibits and information.

1  Thank Tim S
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Arrived at 4:00 pm today, Thursday. Closed. No sign saying when they would open again. The museum looked newer and was a nice building but the trail dust town place is rinky-dink. Even the parking lot needed work.,

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Reviewed 27 August 2018

What an outstanding collection of mounted service equipment, uniforms, weapons, one of a kind items, saddle history by chronological example !! The Director/Curator Rae is a wealth of information and stories. He is a interesting, informative and an exceptional person to converse with. I learned...More

1  Thank edbldg36
Reviewed 17 August 2018

If you are a cowboy and west fan check this small but well done museum. Lots of history and great stories! Must for visitors to Tucson!

1  Thank Jake P
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

This small museum should not be missed as its mission is to preserve and present the historical record and achievements of mounted services “and to recognize the horses’ contributions to U.S. Military history.” Field gear, equine tack, weapons, uniforms, photographs, artifacts, saddles, and all kinds...More

1  Thank horizons2go
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must for anyone visiting Tucson. The owner Rae is way better than Google and more passionate about history. What a great afternoon will be back again when we visit Tucson.

1  Thank Jeremy H
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Our family visited the Museum of the Horse Soldier last weekend and the kids (ages 12 and 11) really enjoyed the tour and learning more about this aspect of history. The staff was accessible and quite happy to answer any question we had, truly making...More

3  Thank Casey8991
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The Museum of the Horse is located in Trail Dust Town on East Tanque Verde Road. There are lots of pictures, uniforms and weapons related to the United States Army's mounted services in the 1800's and early 1900's. The owner was very nice and gave...More

2  Thank DarylJ552
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Museum of the Horse Soldier is an outstanding tribute to U.S. mounted arms of all kinds, not just the cavalry, and its exhibits span both the 19th and 20th centuries. The owner personally guided us through the museum, offering commentary dazzling in its expertise....More

2  Thank wobyrne
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Deb H
20 August 2017|
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Response from Rae W | Property representative |
Greetings, I will attempt to answer the question proposed by Ben, regarding the statues. I am not sure how I was perceived as being pessimistic, so hopefully this response will clear that up. The statues are the property... More
1 February 2015|
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Response from Rae W | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest. We do not have any art by Remington or Russell. The few bronze works we have were done by Dan Bates. We are a history museum and most of our collection is made of 3 dimensional items reflecting... More