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Albuquerque Museum

2000 Mountain Rd NW, In the heart of Old Town, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1459
+1 505-243-7255
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Worth visiting

We loved our visit. We had no specific expectations but were really wowed by the quality of the... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Silvia D
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Montreal, Canada
Many themes

Laid out in an interesting pattern, allowing you to explore in various ways. Low price for this... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
D3336HDkevinp
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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The city's rich heritage is the focus at this museum, which features exhibits depicting the art, history and culture of the Southwest.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good38%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2000 Mountain Rd NW, In the heart of Old Town, Albuquerque, NM 87104-1459
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+1 505-243-7255
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We loved our visit. We had no specific expectations but were really wowed by the quality of the exhibits. This museum is not huge but packs in a lot of interesting info about the local and regional history and the movie and TV shows filmed...More

Thank Silvia D
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Laid out in an interesting pattern, allowing you to explore in various ways. Low price for this much material.

Thank D3336HDkevinp
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The group I was with went on a docent-led tour of this museum. I am not fond of docent-led tours; I would rather explore my own interests. We spent most of our time in a special exhibit on films and TV shows that have been...More

Thank 2littletime2seeitall
Reviewed 6 August 2017

ABQ Museum focuses too much on how New Mexico is featured in films and TV, fictional portrayals. This may be of interest to young people, but an entire exhibit on the program I’ve never seen (“Breaking Bad”) is a waste for many, especially international visitors....More

Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I am surprised at the mixed reviews of this museum. It was a highlight of our time in Albuquerque. It looks new and is quite large and inexpensive. Currently there is an extensive exhibit on New Mexico in the movies, which was much more interesting...More

Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We only went to see the one exhibit on Hollywood and found it very informative to learn all of the movies that had been filmed here from early on in the in the 20th century to now. It is a great looking museum and I...More

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Two ongoing exhibits were exceptional! Films Made in New Mexico and an Albuquerque exhibit were extremely well curated and interesting. The permanent collection is good and well displayed. The sculpture garden is exceptional!

Thank keasterling2002
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The art museum is very much worth a visit if you are in the area... great staff, very well done displays of New Mexico art, including a great display of movies and acting done in New Mexico...

Thank redpups
Reviewed 22 July 2017

My husband and I have visited the Albuquerque Museum many times and always find something new and interesting. The ongoing exhibits are wonderful but on this visit, we focused on the Hollywood Southwest: New Mexico in Film and Television exhibit which runs through August 27,...More

Thank mwcw
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

This museum has something for everyone. There was an exhibit of movies and tv memorabilia, costumes, posters from shows filmed in the Southwest. There was a sculpture garden with very lifelike statues, multimedia shows pertaining to the history of the region, artworks from local artists,...More

Thank Bruce M
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