Maxwell Museum of Anthropology, Albuquerque

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  • September 26, 2017
    We enjoyed our time here. They have a small parking lot adjacent to the museum that is free. The college students staffing it seemed bored and uninterested. I would have appreciated some information o...  more »
  • July 28, 2017
    This museum not only has Native American artifacts, but modern art, as well as an Evolution of Man section. Really beautiful artifacts in a beautiful space. The museum is free with $5 recommended dona...  more »
  • July 15, 2017
    Small museum but great wealth of anthropological exhibits. Their are special demonstrations and a great gift shop.  more »
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  • February 24, 2017
    First rate introduction to the prehistoric archaeology of New Mexico as seen from the perspective of the UNM researchers. However there is no mention of the Sandia Cave controversy (see Douglas Preston in The New Yorker). In addition there is a Chinese porcelain exhibition. The museum also has a temporary exhibit on English attempts beginning in the late 1700s to produce Chinese quality porcelain.
  • September 28, 2016
    I love the Mimbres (and many other) pots on display, and enjoyed both the permanent and several temporary exhibits. Also, it's important to support UNM's strong anthropology faculty/department/program through their work with this museum!
  • December 16, 2016
    Free admission, great exhibits, and a new temporary exhibition occurs each year
  • March 22, 2017
    Disappointed there wasn't more unique artifacts on display
  • June 22, 2017
    It's free

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