Fort Stanton Museum, Fort Stanton

#57 of 108 in Museums in New Mexico
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  • a formidable and impressive place is feel so close to so many objects with so much history and buildings that you can imagine how they would be standing at the time, it's amazing, you definitely learn a lot about the place. the road to reach the place is also impressive landscapes with which you find yourself.
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  • My wife and I both have a diverse military background. We both immediately recognized the military style layout of the buildings and camp. The Museum is well laid out and interesting. Self touring the...  more »
  • This fort has such a randomly diverse background as a hospital, trading post, internment camp. It rarely from it's establishment in 1855 served as a military fort for protection of someone probably be...  more »
  • Very enjoyable visit. Nice visitor center and nice grounds. There are many historic buildings to visit. The buildings all have very good signage and are very informative. The drive from Ruidoso to the fort is also very scenic and not very long. A good place to spend a few hours and learn about the local military history.
  • The place is very well kept and has so much to see that it is worth the time. My husband and I enjoyed it a lot.
  • A very well kept relic of military life on the frontier. Lots of things to take pictures of. The museum also has interesting pictures not too often found else where. And they roads in the area are stunning.
  • Great variety of buildings from the various eras of this fort. Interesting history. Free self-guided walking tour.
  • 1855 era civil war fort. Well preserved, and has reenactment at various times. Call for schedule.

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