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Old Fort Sumner Museum, Fort Sumner

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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3/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web
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  • It's basically a bunch of old junk and Billy the kids rifle, if that's even real. It was $5 per person. Skip the museum and just see the real grave. 
  • The area is now just a large plot of land with a few graves and head stones. Museum was permanently closed in August 2016. The billy the Kid Museum in town is well worth seeing, however. Next to the B...  read more »
  • All that is left here is the cemetery. Sad to see that the museum wasn't opened. The one down the road doesn't have a whole lot of Billy related history. 
  • The grave of the Kid, his buddies Charlie Bowdrie and Tom Folliard, and those of Maxwells, Salazars, Guiterezes, and cacti and lizards galore.... what's not to like? The museum has some nice artifacts, including Billy's butcher knife, and is run by really sweet people. Worth the time and then some.
  • Definitely worth a browse through.
  • Little museum and the supposed real grave of Billy The Kid. Museum has a small amount of information about Billy The Kid but overall mostly community information.
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