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Herzstein Memorial Museum

22 S 2nd St, Clayton, NM 88415-3061
+1 575-374-2977
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Community Museum. Take the Time to Visit.

Sam (13) and Dad found this museum be be interesting, and the community involved in the... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Clockdocto
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Lenexa, Kansas
SURPRISING MUSEUM WITH LOTS OF ITEMS

I found out about the museum in a pamphlet in our motel room. Charles was our tour guide and... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
CinColo
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Denver, Colorado
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  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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Travellers talk about
“dust bowl” (10 reviews)
“black jack” (6 reviews)
“old church” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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22 S 2nd St, Clayton, NM 88415-3061
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Sam (13) and Dad found this museum be be interesting, and the community involved in the preservation. Located in an old church. Curator is busy, busy, with so many items. Staff knowledgeable and invited questions.

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Reviewed 15 August 2017

I found out about the museum in a pamphlet in our motel room. Charles was our tour guide and provided a lot of interesting information regarding items on display. There are A LOT of unique items displayed in this old church. Plan to spend at...More

Thank CinColo
Herzsteinmuseum, Curator at Herzstein Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thanks for your kind words, please come back and visit again - we probably didn't get around to showing you everything!

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

What a great treasure! There is something about everything from the historic building that used to be a church to antique clothes and copper furnishings made from moonshine containers by the high school kids during the WPA. Knowledgeable staff with great stories about local legends...More

1  Thank Shannon W
Herzsteinmuseum, Manager at Herzstein Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Shannon W- Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, we do feel we have this hidden treasure we are trying to share with the world. Thank you again for visiting us! Always come back! Victoria Baker

Reviewed 24 May 2017

This is a must stop when you get to Clayton. They have a wonderful location inside a old church and the displays are very impressive. Lots of history for their area and the staff are well informed and delightful. Take your time looking at all...More

Thank Shannon V
Herzsteinmuseum, Manager at Herzstein Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Shannon V- Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, we are so glad you enjoyed our Museum. Come back we are always adding new things! Victoria Baker

Reviewed 23 May 2017

The staff was informative and friendly. The town and it's people are impressive. I love how they preserve and share their stories!! I could visit again and again. Thank you!!!

Thank RBrown78
Herzsteinmuseum, Manager at Herzstein Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

RBrown78 - Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, we always want you to come back and visit!! Victoria Baker

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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

On our way from Denver, CO to San Antonio, TX we stopped for the night in Clayton, NM. Based on previous reviews we took 3 hours to enjoy the Herzstein Memorial Museum and it did not disappoint. Thanks to the individual attention of Museum employee...More

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Herzsteinmuseum, Manager at Herzstein Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our Museum, Charles is our greatest asset! We would love for you to come back as we are always adding or changing things to keep it fresh! Thanks Again, Victoria Baker

Reviewed 16 February 2017

This museum used to be a church in which many, many young people from Eastern Colorado were married at, including my parents. I thought it was still a church when we were passing through and hoped we could peek in but to our surprise it...More

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Herzsteinmuseum, Manager at Herzstein Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to give us a review, we are so glad you did stop by and we were happy to hear your story, we still need you to send us a picture of your parents we would love to start an...More

Reviewed 14 November 2016

interesting place and an unlikely story for this part of the country. The woman that runs it is really on the ball and a great community asset. On of those places you would not expect to find in a place like Clayton. But there seem...More

1  Thank ross g
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Interesting assortment of area history and historical materials. Worth the stop on a trip to "Smell the Roses" and learn something of old NE NM. Off the highway.

1  Thank Berto131313
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

A very concise collection of Dust Bowl and Old West artifacts, sensibly and professionally displayed. We had the facility to ourselves the day we visited and were treated to a tour by Victoria, the very kind and dedicated director. Clearly this is a labor of...More

2  Thank yuma114
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