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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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  • a walk through this cavern amazes me every time about the wonders of this world! a beautiful creation and masterpiece! 
  • This was our first time visiting a cavern and it was beautiful! Drive up was nice too. Definitely a must see! Get there early though and bring comfortable shoes it's a long walk. We took the guided Ki...  more »
  • The way to get there is a total beauty. The cave itself is good, but we preferred to that of San Antonio. Carlsbad, she is tall and big and deep cave, but empty. No stalagmites or stalactites watching with big eyes and be impressed of the nature.
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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.