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White Sands Missle Range Museum

Highway 70, Alamogordo, NM
+1 575-678-3358
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Nice visit

Really enjoyed our stop at the missile museum. It's on the base so you have to stop at security and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fruita, Colorado
via mobile
Well worth a visit

The museum is set at the entrance to the Missile Range Test Facility and as such you need to... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Bulkington, United Kingdom
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The White Sands Missile Range reminds the visitor of the momentous events of 1945 and how a bomb ended World War II.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“missile range” (63 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Highway 70, Alamogordo, NM
+1 575-678-3358
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our stop at the missile museum. It's on the base so you have to stop at security and have your id checked...took about 10 minutes then walk in to the museum. They have a cool missile garden with different kinds of missiles and...More

Thank travelforfun2233
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The museum is set at the entrance to the Missile Range Test Facility and as such you need to present photo id at the range gateway for security screening prior to entry. If you are a foreign tourist, as we were, you will need your...More

Thank RalphMidlands
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

This place is a true monument to the development of the USA missile programs of the past century. From the primitive Nike Hercules interceptors of the 1950s nuclear armed bomber era, to the modern Patriot and THAAD ICBM interceptors of the 21st century. Superb!

Thank Kevin P
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

If you are not associated with the military, you must stop at the building in front to have a criminal background check ran (NCIC). Therefore, you need your ID. You can then walk in or if you show them the registration and proof of insurance...More

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

History of this place is quite interesting. The beginning to now is in the museum and a lot of earlier history

Reviewed 19 September 2017

First: The people here are friendly and very helpful! That alone made our experience a very good time. Even the guard at the entrance gate was a good will ambassador for the facility. The missile display was a timeline of my own life - from...More

Thank tridcod
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We were looking forward to seeing the museum and all the different open space exhibits . The problem is getting to the exhibits or the museum, the visitor center was closed but there were no signs indicating we could walk up to the security gate...More

Thank Minchu01
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

This was our second time here the white sand is such a beautiful view nice gift shop friendly staff accepts gold access

1  Thank Bonnieb57
Reviewed 4 August 2017

If you go to the White Sands National Monument, you should take the time to go a little further on visit this week excellent small museum. The outdoor displays are good, but the museum itself is full of history of our missisls defense, well documented....More

Thank lindajT966EX
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We were in the area visiting White Sands so we decided to check out the missle museum. It is on an active military base so there are a few things to know. You have to stop at visitor center and anyone over 18 has to...More

1  Thank LA R
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Jayant K
13 December 2016|
Response from Jon C | Reviewed this property |
If you are going to museum from El Paso area, then there are cool "Tank Crossing" signs on the way to the museum and from the road you can see the range spots where they test ordinances (tanks, artillery, etc.), but there... More
4 May 2015|
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Response from oldnavy2001 | Reviewed this property |
Not really sure of the address, but you cannot miss the big missiles on display once you pass the guard shack
4 May 2015|
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Response from tinydancer_9 | Reviewed this property |
To get to the White Sands National Monument, Take I-10 West to US-70 East. There will be an opportunity to take the 25 as you are nearing Las Cruces, NM. Take it towards US-70 east. There may be construction on the 25 and... More