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City of Las Vegas Museum and Rough Rider Memorial Collection

727 Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-4559
+1 505-426-3205
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Very Interesting Museum on a very interesting time in US history

My husband is a US history buff and so we hit all of the war museums etc. I even found this one... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ShellyGillum
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Wichita, Kansas
Good stop

This was a quick stop but it was interesting. The staff was friendly, the museum had interesting... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
ENJGonzalez
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Tuttle, Oklahoma
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The City of Las Vegas Museum is a local history museum that is dedicated to preserving local history and Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders. Donations are accepted.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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727 Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-4559
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+1 505-426-3205
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Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband is a US history buff and so we hit all of the war museums etc. I even found this one very interesting. Not too big and was run that day by a veteran who had great stories.

Thank ShellyGillum
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

This was a quick stop but it was interesting. The staff was friendly, the museum had interesting things and facts to read about, expected to see more about the outlaws that passed through the 1800's-1900's from many readings referencing Las Vegas, NM. More about Roosevelt....More

Thank ENJGonzalez
Reviewed 20 September 2017

This is a small city museum, but the exhibits are well-displayed and marked. A Teddy Roosevelt buff would love it. Not only are there exhibits on the history of the town, there are exhibits on the Rough Riders (many of them were recruited from New...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This little museum has a variety of artifacts from the years gone by. There is truly something for everyone - although not a lot of it! There were many photographs, a grand piano, ladies' purses and such, knives and a couple displays of household rooms....More

1  Thank Teri B
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Not much to do in Las Vegas, NM, so this is a "highlight." And it's free (donations accepted). Not somewhere you just have to go or see, but while you're here, it's an interesting stop. Various glass cases display paraphernalia, with appropriate signs explaining the...More

Thank Luv2TravelFarNWide
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We are currently listening to an audio book on Teddy Roosevelt so it was a natural stop for us. We found the museum a hidden treasure...

Thank SueJZab
Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is a small museum but the staff were quite knowledgeable and helpful. There is no charge to see this museum though they do appreciate donations. You can view the entire place is about 30 minutes but not bad for a small town.

Thank DellaJoy
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Being a Teddy Roosevelt fan, I stopped here specifically to view the Rough Rider's portion of the museum. The space devoted to the Rough Riders is small but very interesting. There are several uniforms on display which were actually used in the Spanish American War...More

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 22 May 2017

If you find yourself in Las Vegas, NM and you have 30 minutes to spare, pay a visit to this museum. It's small and local, but it's free. Donations are accepted, of course. The interesting exhibits include Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders (Northern New Mexico provided...More

Thank Jim J
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We went to this museum to see the Rough Rider collection of memorabilia and that did not disappoint. Fascinating information also. It's a very small museum and doesn't take much time to see it all but they have a very nice collection.

Thank ArthursSix
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