Fort Stanton Museum, Fort Stanton

#53 of 108 in Museums in New Mexico
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71 reviews
  • August 3, 2017
    We four loved exploring the grounds looking into windows and seeing what open buildings held. The nurses quarters were very good and the bunk house and other open buildings interesting (with signs out...  more »
  • July 17, 2017
    This fort was established in 1855! Stop at the museum first and learn about the history of this fort and the location. I really enjoyed walking around the fort and through the old buildings. The self ...  more »
  • June 26, 2017
    The Fort Stanton Museum is located within one of the preserved 1855 buildings surrounding the original parade grounds. It is staffed by knowledgeable volunteers (assumed) who will chat about the histo...  more »
  • July 2, 2017
    Wow. Hard to believe something so cool is hidden out here. It's a little run down, but that makes it feel more authentic like you are taking a step back into history. I could picture people milling around the parade field and surrounding buildings.
  • July 8, 2017
    This is absolutely a hidden gem! We highly recommend visiting if you are in the area.
  • May 4, 2017
    In need of repair, volunteers were amazing. It was like stepping back in time. The drive in and out was gorgeous. You can take your time through the Fort - take a picnic and enjoy the day.
  • March 7, 2017
    Open setting that you can explore at your own speed. Helpful staff. Well preserved history kind of hidden in the hills.
  • February 26, 2017
    Wow! I didn't realize the history of Fort Stanton. Great place to visit.

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