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Billy the Kid Scenic Byways Visitors Center

1461 US 70 West, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
+1 575-378-5318
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separate from museum of the horse

This was pretty small and did not have much to see. The map of the scenic route was helpful-we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
yogaperson
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Provo, Utah
Really interesting

Very friendly staff and really good information. The actual museum part on Billy the Kids is small... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2016
Stéphanie P
via mobile
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1461 US 70 West, Ruidoso Downs, NM 88346
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was pretty small and did not have much to see. The map of the scenic route was helpful-we decided to drive it. It is next door to the horse sculptures and museum but is not part of it.

Thank yogaperson
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff and really good information. The actual museum part on Billy the Kids is small but it is very good and concise information. The other side was a really cool map area!

Thank Stéphanie P
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Made a quick stop here for some flyers and brochures but was pleasantly surprised to find customized and detailed information along with a small, interactive, and free museum. The woman behind the counter was very friendly and had a lot of information to share about...More

Thank Siobhan M
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Very interesting and informative Visitor Center. The volunteer lady behind the entrance desk was very friendly, provided us with lots of good information and answered all our questions. Great place to pick up area brochures and maps. We certainly utilized the information from this Center...More

Thank Napunani
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Learned a lot! Very interesting. Plenty of memorabilia and staff was very friendly and helpful. Glad we stopped.

Thank sereus448
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We stopped in at Billy the Kid Visitors Center while on an adventure trying to track down the Kid. The volunteer working was friendly, helpful and had plenty of information to share. The little museum is worth your time and doesn't cost anything unless you...More

Thank OregonStrider
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Stopped here while staying in Ruidoso prior to heading out on the Billy the Kid Tour. The staff was great, extremely knowledgeable and very helpful. Georgia is Awesome! Clean bathrooms if you need a stop. Little surprise in the Men's bathroom will give a chuckle....More

Thank snipe49445
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Center was OK and had some interesting information. The best part was the lady at the desk. She went out of her way to give us information.

Thank SanDiego333
Reviewed 6 October 2015

The small museum is delightful, and the volunteer most helpful about the area. The best of this, however, is the Lincoln Historic Site, about 20-30 minutes away on the Billy the Kid Scenic Byway. A number of buildings are available to visit and are purportedly...More

1  Thank Bea A
Reviewed 2 October 2015

nice visitors center. picked up a geocache here. the lady inside was very friendly and there was lots of information.

Thank Slyann
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