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City of Las Vegas Museum and Rough Rider Memorial Collection

727 Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-4559
+1 505-426-3205
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Interesting Rough Rider's Exhibit

Being a Teddy Roosevelt fan, I stopped here specifically to view the Rough Rider's portion of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wayne T
Small But Interesting

If you find yourself in Las Vegas, NM and you have 30 minutes to spare, pay a visit to this museum... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim J
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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727 Grand Ave, Las Vegas, NM 87701-4559
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a Teddy Roosevelt fan, I stopped here specifically to view the Rough Rider's portion of the museum. The space devoted to the Rough Riders is small but very interesting. There are several uniforms on display which were actually used in the Spanish American War...More

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you find yourself in Las Vegas, NM and you have 30 minutes to spare, pay a visit to this museum. It's small and local, but it's free. Donations are accepted, of course. The interesting exhibits include Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders (Northern New Mexico provided...More

Thank Jim J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this museum to see the Rough Rider collection of memorabilia and that did not disappoint. Fascinating information also. It's a very small museum and doesn't take much time to see it all but they have a very nice collection.

Thank ArthursSix
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had been meaning to stop for years and glad I finally got around to it. Great local museum with well presented exhibits. Being an amateur historian my main interest was on the Rough Riders exhibit, but what I seemed to enjoy the most was the...More

Thank ret1re
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Small museum with nice exhibits about local history. Loved the exhibit about the Chinese laundries in Las Vegas in the 19th century.

Thank Rlatimer
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We were excited about stopping here to learn more about Roosevelt's Rough Riders. There is so much information and items to view that it was overwhelming. I think it actually may have been more effective for most visitors if they had not given so much...More

1  Thank Texasmom04
Reviewed 27 November 2016

A great step back in to the past of the old southwest. Many original artifacts of the old west are available to see.

Thank Carrie64151
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stopped here to stretch our legs on our way back home to Texas. I am currently reading a biography on Theodore Roosevelt, so I was particularly interested in seeing it. The displays were very informative and the docent gave us a brief history of...More

1  Thank toddl745
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The city museum is a great place to visit when arriving in Las Vegas, NM. It is free although donations are appreciated. Local history, civil war history and, of course, Teddy Roosevelt 's rough riders history are covered clearly and concisely. The staff are knowledgeable...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Was only able to stay a short time before they closed, but was thoroughly amazed at the collection of historical items they had on displa.

Thank DaveinNashville
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