Carlsbad Museum and Art Center, Carlsbad

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The Carlsbad Museum and Art Center specializes in local & regional history, Native American art and artifacts, Southwestern American artists, and features the McAdoo Collection of paintings from the original organizers of the Taos Art Colony.
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  • September 4, 2017
    Self guided tour included in the National parks annual pass. Not a very special cave but worth to visit in case you are in the the Carlsbad vicinity. We did not watch the bats, we will do next time.  more »
  • September 3, 2017
    You have to look at the cave. We went without a guide, which is only recommended. All excellently signposted. Despite Saturday's was not too full. Everything got lost in the huge caves.
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  • August 29, 2017
    There are several ways to see the caverns. Self tour with handheld device or without device. Guided tour in the main caverns. Guided tours of various degrees of difficulty and in caverns not accessibl...  more »
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  • December 20, 2016
    Initial 4 stars. But it is free and much beyond my expectation. Delicate and well-organized museum. ~1h to see all the exhibitions.
  • February 14, 2017
    I enjoy going to this museum and learning about the surrounding area. The exhibits are interesting.
  • April 22, 2017
    Learn alot today thing that I never read before
  • May 30, 2016
    Had the BEST TIME !! Spent several hours with Laurie ( curator) and Willi Jong the artist who is re creating the origin of Carlsbad , the city , showing its beginning - with the historic landscape!! Awesome !! A must SEE!! Also check out ALL the Arrowheads - remarkable!! Highly recommend this stop !!❤️
  • April 29, 2016
    It's free, it's got great exhibits, and often has many family-friendly activities.

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