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Museum of the Horse Soldier

6541 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715-3813
+1 520-722-2706
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One of the Best Small Museums in AZ

This small museum was a very pleasant surprise. It had so much more then I was expecting. They have... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brian S
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Phoenix, Arizona
Incredibly special place run/owned by a very special man!

After reading the somewhat mixed reviews on TripAdvisor, we just had to check this place out. What... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Patti N
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Sayre, Oklahoma
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Incorporated in 2013, Museum of the Horse Soldier is one of a few museums dedicated to preserving the history of the U.S. Military’s mounted services. Visitors to The Museum can explore the history of U.S. horse soldiers and their roles in times of peace and conflict during the 18th – 21st centuries. The Museum of the Horse Soldier offers a unique opportunity to discover and explore military history through informative and engaging exhibits, featuring many rare and one-of-a-kind artifacts.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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6541 E Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson, AZ 85715-3813
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This small museum was a very pleasant surprise. It had so much more then I was expecting. They have uniforms and items dating back to the civil war through WWII. And almost all of their items are real and not reproductions or restored. I was...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading the somewhat mixed reviews on TripAdvisor, we just had to check this place out. What a good idea! We arrived before the posted opening time of 11am because we had some time to kill, and the owners pulled up at 10:30, noticed us...More

1  Thank Patti N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here while waiting to get into a local restaurant, and didn't know what to expect. This museum is amazing! The docents are very informative and could have chatted forever-truly. We will go back because we literally ran out of time. You can go...More

1  Thank loveskitties
Reviewed 13 July 2017

There is a lot of history to explore regarding horses. We had the museum to ourselves so we were able to take our time. Most exhibits are self explanatory but a couple informational signs would help.More

1  Thank Ryan B
Rae W, Manager at Museum of the Horse Soldier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I understand your sentiment, fortunately the woman who was your tour guide that day was able to answer any questions. I wish you had mentioned in your review that for no extra charge, the museum has tour guides available. You yourself had one. This is...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017

This gem of a small museum does not seem that well known, and that is a genuine shame. If you are interested in military history, the history of the domesticated horse or like Americana, this is a worthwhile find. Clearly created out of a love...More

Thank 756Annie756
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We were the only people there at the time and Erin gave us a :private: tour. She answered all our questions and made the exhibits even more interesting.

1  Thank lenmar2016
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Had a little time to check out this place, and was surprised how interesting evrything was. The only person working the door sounded amazing even though she was giving a tour for some other museum goers. Lots of interesting history, and the preservation of the...More

1  Thank Chris K
Reviewed 4 May 2017

First, the admission price to visit the museum is most affordable (under $4.00) and you will get a lot of history, films and displays for your money. Museum is exceptionally well maintained and staff is extremely knowledgeable. Civil War and western frontier displays give the...More

2  Thank HistoricalPhil
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Some very interesting and eclectic exhibits about the Horse Soldiers and Marines. Docent was very excited about the subject and knew her stuff. Looks small but is packed with interesting artifacts presented in a compelling way.

1  Thank Dave D
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent collection of WW-I Uniforms and medical equipment. I wouldn't make a long trip to visit this place, but if in the area it's worth the visit.

Thank Douglas R
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StevieB52
31 January 2015|
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Response from Rae W | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest. We do not have any art by Remington or Russell. The few bronze works we have were done by Dan Bates. We are a history museum and most of our collection is made of 3 dimensional items reflecting... More
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