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Address: 42987 Highway 70, Clovis, NM
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+1 575-562-2202

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For what it is, it is good. They cram a lot in a small place. Be prepared to take in a bunch of stuff! We enjoyed it. Seeing the mammoth was the highlight of the tour. The Indian... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chandra T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For what it is, it is good. They cram a lot in a small place. Be prepared to take in a bunch of stuff! We enjoyed it. Seeing the mammoth was the highlight of the tour. The Indian relics were neat to look at.

Thank Chandra T
Clovis, New Mexico
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3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many people don't realize the Clovis man history but it's fascinating. The dig site is something with experiencing.

Thank Karyn E
Macungie, Pennsylvania
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178 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I had never made the link in my mind between Clovis man in the history of America, and Clovis, New Mexico where I was visiting the Cannon AFB. What a wonderful find.

1 Thank TR3B-1962
Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This small, obscure museum sites unsuspectingly in little more than a highway rest area. One may not even realize what it is but the history of North American and human migration is undisputed. This one site alone has evidence for the human inhabitants of North American during the time of the last Ice Age when large mega fauna roamed the... More 

3 Thank thomtrue
Clovis, New Mexico
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Between Clovis and Portales sits this small museum about the history of the area including Clovis man and mammoths. It's simple enough and cheap enough to take the children and not blow your budget.

1 Thank gracee61
Severna Park, Maryland
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393 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

March 8, 2016 Website was confusing, but we we entered this museum into our GPS and a couple of locations came up. Since it is associated with the campus of Eastern New Mexico University we went to the one that appeared to be on campus. As we drove down the main road of the campus we got all excited when... More 

5 Thank dennis w
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Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Very educational. Lots of good information and interesting displays. Fossils you can actually touch. And the video is worth the watch.

Thank Erica Y
United States
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2016

Lots of artifacts and history for the "Clovis" people. Many human remains along with remains of a mammoth. The Blackwater Draw Site is included with the ticket to the museum and you must see both. The site offers a few walking trails and has an exhibit at the bottom where bones are currently being excavated. Note: The Blackwater Draw Site... More 

1 Thank Merovingians
Hot Springs, South Dakota
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Interesting displays on the Blackwater dig. Mammoth bones that you can actually touch. A few large displays and many small exhibits. Twenty six video on Gault dig site in central Texas.

Thank James A
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156 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Wow! The sheer number of artifacts located here is astounding. The displays are beautiful (wish the info could be mire comprehensive) and well presented. Excellent video. Great curator; very enthusiastic and welcoming. The history we have in this country is incredible. Learn some of it here cause they don't teach it in schools. Winter hours are reduced. Closed Mondays. $3.00... More 

Thank Rebecca A

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