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Farmington Museum

3041 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87402-7621
+1 505-599-1174
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Always fun with the right events

We attended the Shipwreck event. We saw a lot of items that were recovered from wrecks that dated... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shariesse N
via mobile
Not a lot there

When we visited, there was a reproduction of a general store and no other exhibits. Good for maybe... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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3041 E Main St, Farmington, NM 87402-7621
+1 505-599-1174

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the Shipwreck event. We saw a lot of items that were recovered from wrecks that dated back to the 1800’s. They have a machine that you could try out, that recovers treasures. They have a couple of wind tunnels to try out. We...More

Thank Shariesse N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we visited, there was a reproduction of a general store and no other exhibits. Good for maybe 15 minutes or so. This is a big building without a lot of contents.

Thank MetroWest52
Reviewed 7 August 2017

When in town I like to stop by and see what's on display at the Farmington Museum. I am always fascinated by the numerous Native American blankets they have on display. What was interesting on this visit was all the quilts they had, some of...More

Thank MCPOOlympia
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The Museum is also a river front location with a nice view, and has a large patio and grass area suitable for events, such as weddings, festivals, and other events. They host traveling exhibits, as well as a history of Farmington and oil/gas history. It...More

Thank MarKSaxophone
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Attended a water workshop presented by RCAC. Atmosphere was very pleasant, clean and instructors very well informed. Would attend another workshop if it is scheduled there

Thank qlwawater7
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Apparently, by looking at the guest book, many people don't get to the spot. It was a treasure with stable exhibits and some shorter term ones. We love the vintage dresses.

Thank Ann69982
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Besides stunning traveling displays and the permanent Trading Post display, there are hands on activities, a splendid gift shop, terrific restrooms for weary travelers, and wonderful staff to answer any question about the area, the museum or activities planned. IT's an open and airy place...More

Thank idraginlady
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We drove to Farmington from Pagosa Springs. WE stopped at the Farmington Museum located on Main Street. entrance was free. they had a special exhibit on predators, peregrine falcon and the wolf. This temp exhibit cost $5. This exhibit was well set up and used...More

Thank stephenf197
Reviewed 3 August 2016

We had a great time for $5.00. Saw an art show which was the reason for our visit, then moved on to the raptor exhibit. Even the grounds were wonderful. This is the best $5 I have spent in a long time. There is also...More

Thank canajungirl54
Reviewed 26 July 2016

For a small town museum, this one is worth a visit. On permanent display is a collection of local historical artifacts. The museum also hosts art shows; a recent exhibit featured original prints by Ansel Adams. There is a small bookstore with local guidebooks and...More

Thank GCpainter53
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21 May 2016|
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Response from Gunksman | Reviewed this property |
Bensalem: I didn't notice any signs about bringing dogs into the museum. I presume that only service dogs are allowed, though often that is overlooked if your dog is small and is carried in a dog carrier/bag. There is an... More
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Response from MarKSaxophone | Reviewed this property |
I visited before the Lost Egypt exhibit was on display. There should be two rooms devoted to the exhibit, so I would guess about 20.The facility is a lot smaller than the Albuquerque museums, but the Farmington History and... More