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Blackwater Draw Museum

1500 S. Ave K, Lea Hall, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM 88130
+1 575-562-2202
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Excellent Museum, well worth the visit

If you ever wanted to know more about one of the country's most important archaeological sites... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2018
swpr0f
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Portales, NM
Sorry, but terrible

This is unfortunately the most disappointing "museum" I've ever visited. The sparse explanations... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2017
C-T_064
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Seattle, Washington
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Jul 3, 2017
“Nicely done small museum on campus”
Feb 4, 2018
“Excellent Museum, well worth the visit”
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1500 S. Ave K, Lea Hall, Eastern New Mexico University, Portales, NM 88130
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+1 575-562-2202
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

If you ever wanted to know more about one of the country's most important archaeological sites, this is the place to go. The museum's new location is terrific and very convenient.

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Reviewed November 11, 2017

This is unfortunately the most disappointing "museum" I've ever visited. The sparse explanations and lack of interpretive displays make it frustrating. It's a smallish room (yes, a single room) with no clear flow -- a room containing various artifacts, many of which have little or...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2017

Although a small college museum, well laid out and quite interesting. This is a good and inexpensive start before going to the dig site.

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Reviewed July 4, 2017

Small museum on campus of ENMU. Nicely done. Air conditioning was most welcome on a hot day! Exhibits easy to understand, as well as some nice old photos of the area. I found it good to go to the actual outdoor site first, before the...More

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Reviewed June 29, 2017

We spent half a day going over this site and driving through the trails. We have been out here for several years and have seen the sign, but finally went exploring. Well worth the trip if you like archaeological sites and history.

Thank Roy R
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