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Carlsbad Museum and Art Center, Carlsbad

(4.5/5 based on 130+ 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
  • What an amazing site. We went on the tour to the lower level and well worth it. We also took a self tour of the large cavern and it is a site not to be forgotten. Would be a great experience for the c...  more »
  • Went down into the caverns and it was beautiful. Everyone should see this once in their lifetime. It is a bit of a walk.  more »
  • we went down the walking trail into the cave and all the power in the cave went out and it got very dark until the backup lights came on. we did not do the whole loop which I now wish we had, but it w...  more »
Google
  • 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.