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Geronimo Springs Museum

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Address: 211 Main St, Truth or Consequences, NM 87901-2838
Phone Number:
+1 505-894-6600
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Prepare to be Amazed!

This museum is a wealth of information about local county history. Walked around with my 8 year old daughter and we loved it. Soooo much to see! So many artifacts, even from... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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65 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This museum is a wealth of information about local county history. Walked around with my 8 year old daughter and we loved it. Soooo much to see! So many artifacts, even from 1500BC. The log cabin was fascinating, too. There is even a garden and arbor to rest in on the east side of the museum. We easily could have... More 

Thank Kewellbeans
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time at the museum. It has collections of natural history, native American pottery and Apache artifacts from the 1800s, asking with the local history of Hot Springs and Truth or Consequences local history. Braces from the original Carrie Tingley children's hospital, stories from Elephant Butte dam and lake. While we were there they also were having... More 

Thank David H
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31 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of history and local artifacts. Very nicely displayed and friendly gal at the counter. If you're ever near Truth or Consequences be sure to stop.

Thank SeasonedTraveler56
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful, and inexpensive, way to learn the history of the area. Self-paced touring allows you to spend as much time as you'd like. There's a great deal of information about the Hot Springs / Bath Houses, Ralph Edwards & the T or C Fiesta, Elephant Butte Dam construction plus many notable local families. Museum has an extensive display of... More 

Thank JKFoor
Arroyo Grande, California
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fun way to learn about the history of the area. Small donation requested, I think it was $3 or $5. Lots of things to look at and very nice folks working there. I loved watching the video of how Truth or Consequences got its name! Really cool displays of arrowheads, pottery around history. Afterwards go across the street and... More 

Thank Walstib13
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped into the Geronimo Springs museum on a whim after walking around T or C and was very pleased with that choice. We were greeted by a very friendly woman who told us how to maneuver the museum. We learned a lot, spoke with some volunteers combing through old news papers, and would recommend this experience to other visitors in... More 

Thank BaileyS8414
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Quite a bit of history in these rooms... Lots of period clothing... Good gift shop... worth the price of admission...

Thank Jake O
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

It's neat little place. They have Mimbre pottery from a 1000 years ago. That's impressive. I loved the saddles they had on display. The tooled leather on the saddles were so pretty. You can learn about Geronimo and the Apache kid. Makes you understand the Indian struggles a little bit better. They also have the newspaper from when it was... More 

Thank Deskcalendar
Alpine, Texas
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60 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Love this museum, holds many treasures. Drink a cold Sarsaparilla while you're there! The Fiesta held every year in Truth or Consequences has a rich history, love looking at the photos and dresses. Log Cabin reproduction is interesting.

Thank Midnightred2003
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This excellent museum seemed conspicuously out of place in a small town .. it is a treasure trove of prehistory and history too. We have never seen such a wide ranging collection of arrow n spear tips , as well as geologic samples , a mastodon and mammoth skull and even history of the future in a display of newly... More 

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