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Bosque Redondo Memorial

3647 Billy the Kid Dr, Fort Sumner, NM 88119
+1 575-355-2573
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Free admission.

Their website is not updated. They have not been charging admission for some time now. There's... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
NativeAngelena
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United States
A most see if you like western history

After the civil war the USA set up a concentration camp for Native Americans, which held around... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Robert B
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Soldotna
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3647 Billy the Kid Dr, Fort Sumner, NM 88119
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their website is not updated. They have not been charging admission for some time now. There's also more information on the New Mexico Historic Sites website, and that site does state that admission is free. This site is right around the corner from the Billy...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

After the civil war the USA set up a concentration camp for Native Americans, which held around 10,000 people. They had them march about 500 miles to a land that had very little for them. Over 3000 died. This is a memorial these people and...More

Thank Robert B
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

Lots of information on the America Indians forced internment is an important historical event that this newer spacious museum presents. It was a very nice surprise to fine such a nice museum in such an out of the way place

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is a really well organized and informative exhibit. It tells about Ft Sumner and the forced walks of the Apache and Navajo from their homelands. A piece of history that people should know about. Definitely worth the visit!

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Many people stop here to see where Billy the Kid was killed but; the really amazing feature here is the Bosque Redondo Memorial (BRM). The BRM includes a visitor center/museum as well as the grounds of the former fort. The exhibits provide a good look...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

What an honoring place. After touring Canyon de Chelly last summer, we knew we had to come here to pay tribute to those who were forced across the desert. The exhibits tell the story very well and respectfully. The murals are touching. We were greeted...More

Thank Chris L
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

First time here. People that came with me did not initially want to stop. I went inside to check it out, spoke with the very well-informed staff person there, named Aaron, and told them to get out of the car and come in. The are...More

Thank COGuest
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

This was a bit out of the way, but I am glad we stopped. The simplicity of the displays, the clear narrative of the presentation, the video, all helped my family to understand the Long Walk of the Navajo, a gap in my knowledge of...More

Thank mdiv2001
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

This site is a heartbreaking acknowledgement to the injustices done in the United States. It is beautifully built, the displays are thorough and educational, and the attendant is one of the most informed people I have ever met. It is worth the visit.

Thank Jessica R
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent visit! Very knowledgeable and engaging staff! We asked and found out whatever became of that large Navajo Rug on display! Great information and beautiful setting!

Thank nlv1990
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