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Carlsbad Museum and Art Center, Carlsbad
(4.5/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
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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TripAdvisor
  • Thoroughly enjoyed the caverns, restaurant and visitors center. The park rangers were very helpful and friendly. 
  • The Carlsbad Museum features local artists and artifacts from the local area. Nice to browse the neat displays and enjoy a bit of history and there is no fee. 
  • Carlsbad Caverns are absolutely beautiful! My mother has wanted to visit the caverns for 80 years. We took her, and she loved it. Even though we took the elevator down, there was still a lot of walkin...  more »
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  • 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 !!❤️
  • It's free, it's got great exhibits, and often has many family-friendly activities.