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Maxwell Museum of Anthropology

1111 University Blvd, At Unm, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
+1 505-277-4405
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Great museum!

This museum not only has Native American artifacts, but modern art, as well as an Evolution of Man... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
San Diego, California
Jewel of a Museum

Small museum but great wealth of anthropological exhibits. Their are special demonstrations and a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Susan W
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Exhibits and programs relating to cultures around the world, with a special emphasis on the cultural heritage of the Southwest.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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1111 University Blvd, At Unm, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
+1 505-277-4405
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum not only has Native American artifacts, but modern art, as well as an Evolution of Man section. Really beautiful artifacts in a beautiful space. The museum is free with $5 recommended donation.

Thank marlaher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small museum but great wealth of anthropological exhibits. Their are special demonstrations and a great gift shop.

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Spent the last hours of a 10 day New Mexico exploration in the Maxwell. It was so helpful in making sense of the history and culture I'd seen during my visit. So glad I took the time to visit instead of sitting in the airport...More

Thank Maclean7
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This is great for researchers, pros and us ordinary folk too. The name says it all...it is an anthropology museum, but fascinating, well laid out, interesting and broad. You will enjoy it.

Thank shrink2u
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Having been to some other museums of the same type I would rate this one average. The primary displays were on southwest Native Americans. Interesting but the collection of artifacts was rather basic. Most of the displays are graphics. They are well done and informative...More

Thank richard c
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Great place to go , bring family or friends . Good to learn about history, Parking free on the weekend .

Thank micha22
Reviewed 25 March 2017

This museum is on the University's campus and a little hard to find. We asked directions a few times, but it was worth it. It is a free museum with free parking and has a good amount of displays. Very clean and well kept.

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Located on the University of NM grounds, it is a beautiful little museum. No entrance fee, donations accepted. After enjoying their incredible displays how can you not donate? Take all the pictures you want, no flash allowed. Really loved the way the displays are set...More

2  Thank LocalGuySDCA
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The Maxwell Museum was a highlight of my time in Taos. It has a collection of pottery from every pueblo and a room dedicated to showing the work of Maria Martinez. The displays and narrative were some of the best I have seen of this...More

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This is a beautifully done little museum. Part of it is devoted to the excavation of a number of different cultures in the Southwest; you can see how the excavating is done, examples of what has been or might be found, and what kinds of...More

Thank VoixDuChocolat
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