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Silver City Museum

312 W Broadway St, Silver City, NM 88061-4921
+1 575-538-5921
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A Bit of History

A bit of the history of Silver City and Grant Co. Very well laid out and includes many interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Max R
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Silver City
Good info on the town

Worth an hour of your time to acclimate to the area.We were there for a special celebration and it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Leslie R
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In a restored 1881 Mansard/Italianate house, you'll find this fascinating history museum, which includes more than 20,000 items and artifacts related to the people and history of southwest New Mexico.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gift shop” (18 reviews)
“local history” (12 reviews)
“old house” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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312 W Broadway St, Silver City, NM 88061-4921
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+1 575-538-5921
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit of the history of Silver City and Grant Co. Very well laid out and includes many interesting facts

Thank Max R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth an hour of your time to acclimate to the area.We were there for a special celebration and it was great fun to mingle with the museum staff.

Thank Leslie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A definite great homey museum that gives an enlightening overview of the rich history of the Silver City area.

Thank janebutel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We couldn't seem to locate the museum for WNMU so chose to look through this small gem. Lots of good interesting exhibits and terrific gift shop - worth a stop

Thank LS M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to the museum 2 times, on Sunday and Tuesday. They are closed on Mondays. I was refered to several books to find family roots. The local library resource center is a must to continue my searches.

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great museum to bring the history of the area alive. Housed in a beautiful old house of a once prominent Silver City businessman, it has a variety of displays and provides helpful descriptions and interpretations. They also sell (for the outrageous price...More

Thank Schnu
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Well laid out and presented. And very interesting from the White few point. Had a different view point from a local Apache, though.

Thank Rocky T
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Good local history. They also had a room with a photographic exhibit that was quite good. Small gift shop.

Thank Ruth F
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Went to visit the museum yesterday and was very disappointed as we could not get to see much as we cannot climb steep steps. Even most of the area downstairs was closed and the access closed also. Made a good donation anyway in hopes they...More

1  Thank rosemariebabyboy
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice and we're so glad we stopped. Open on Sunday's , not Monday's. Good history of area and very friendly staff. I loved the gift store and their books and jewelry . They have walking tours so do that if you have time.

2  Thank Donna B
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