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Vietnam Veterans Memorial

34 Country Club Rd, US 64 Mile Marker 276, 5 Miles North of Angel Fire, Angel Fire, NM 87710
+1 575-377-2293
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Whether or not you know anything about the Vietnam War, if you are near here, please visit this... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
rowtreeman
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Roswell, New Mexico
A sobering visit

We go to the museum every season to remind ourselves of the service of our Veterans and support the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wineanddine555
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The Memorial was dedicated in 1971 and was the first major Vietnam memorial in the United States. In 1987 Congress recognized the site as a memorial of national significance. Our visitor center features educational exhibits. The grounds are a peaceful and beautiful backdrop for the Chapel.
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“men and women” (11 reviews)
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34 Country Club Rd, US 64 Mile Marker 276, 5 Miles North of Angel Fire, Angel Fire, NM 87710
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+1 575-377-2293
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whether or not you know anything about the Vietnam War, if you are near here, please visit this Memorial. The exhibits are excellent and there is a poignant movie of actual soldiers and events. There is also a chapel for reflection. I don't know how...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go to the museum every season to remind ourselves of the service of our Veterans and support the memorial.

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

If you lived or grew up in this era, this is an absolutely do-not-miss. Everything about it. The setting, the museum, the chapel, the gift shop, the grounds, statuary and landscaping. I was brought to a few silent tears by some of the displays. It...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

My Tour of Honor Day 4 took me to Angel Fire, NM to see the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial State Park. The memorial is located in the beautiful Sangre de Cristo mountain range in Northern New Mexico. It was constructed by the family of Dr. Victor...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful sight and location to experience this moving monument. The movie is incredibly well done. Can’t say enough about this dedicated sight

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Not what I had expected. A very respectful but true reminder of the sad war and those that sacrificed so much during it.

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing history of how the memorial came to be. Beautiful structures outside and the content inside is amazing. It is very touching and we are glad that we stopped. It humanizes how a family turned their son’s tragedy into a memory which honors the fallen...More

Thank lidar
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

This Vietnam Memorial, dedicated to the memory of David Westphall and 16 other young men who lost their lives, in a battle near Con Thien, South Vietnam, is a stunning tribute to these young men and all men and women who have lost their lives...More

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

This is a must see! I believe what makes it special is the personal touch that can be felt throughout the memorial. My husband and I couldn't stop talking about how much we learned about the war and yet it did not feel laborious. Also...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A very moving and nicely done memorial. It is well worth the stop if you are in the area or passing through.

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Carmen M
1 January 2017|
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Response from Kate G | Property representative |
Currently we're open 9-5 every day except Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The last entry is at 4:45. The movie is shown on request this time of year. Just ask a staff member and they'll start it for you. The last start time is 3:00... More
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Johnny G
21 July 2015|
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Response from 859garryc | Reviewed this property |
The Memorial has no entry fee, and is free to the public. It is administered as a New Mexico State Park, but is sustained by private donations. Well worth visiting, and if you feel moved to leave a little something to help... More
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