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Museum of the Horse

Ruidoso, NM
+1 505-378-4142
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The horses outside were mesmerizing the way they seem to hang in the air....just incredible to look at.

The horses outside draws one into the parking lot where you see the museum entrance. Many old, old... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Becky H
Cloudcroft, New Mexico
Cool museum just the right size!

I love horse-drawn vehicles and this museum has a big collection. We spent about 2 hours total... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Regina M
Tijeras, New Mexico, United States
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This unique museum has an amazing collection of all things related to the horse.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Ruidoso, NM
+1 505-378-4142
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The horses outside draws one into the parking lot where you see the museum entrance. Many old, old carriages, stagecoaches and other antique Old Western items can be seen and studied up close. We loved this. Of course, we love reading Louis L'Amour books, too,...More

Thank Becky H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love horse-drawn vehicles and this museum has a big collection. We spent about 2 hours total, just the right size of a museum. Any bigger, and you just get tired!

Thank Regina M
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We really liked all the old carriages and western history. The Hubbard family history is interesting, especially the old furniture and firearms. Good gift shop.

Thank Laura N
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This is a museum that is worth it's admission. It has a great display of Western heritage items, buggies, carts and wagons, mining equipment and horses. The gift shop has a nice selection of items and the woman, Jennifer, I believe, working was absolutely wonderful....More

Thank amberm367
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Being a horse lover I enjoyed it very much. The woman that contributed the items seemed like a fascinating strong female character and I felt akin to her as I read the history associated with the museum and her life.

Thank yogaperson
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Great museum with many artifacts and stories related to the old west and development of the stage coach and chuck wagons. Anyone interested in old west history and visiting Ruidoso should make time for this museum.

Thank Duston M
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We searched high and low for the museum of the horse until we figured out that they had changed the name. The museum is located right next to the race track since it was started by a racing family; the Hubbards. We enjoyed the horse...More

Thank Wanderer790
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Small but packed with must sees. Carriages, wagons, seasonal exhibits, plus the Stadling collections, weapons, and art. Admission to grounds is free; small price for admission to museum

Thank Susan2904
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This museum is smaller in size and scope but it does have excellent exhibits. The carriages are especially interesting along with the history of the toilet-located in the restroom vestibule-very cool!

1  Thank Darryl L
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Nice collection of Native American and western history. The museum is full of items. I would definitely recommend this musuem

Thank Joshua B
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28 July 2016|
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Response from Jilllbk | Reviewed this property |
$7.00. I was surprised at the low cost,