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Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque

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Art Museum · Hidden Gem · History Museum
Albuquerque Museum has served as the city's cultural center since 1967. Located in the heart of Old Town, the Museum maintains a reputation for being one of the leading institutions for art, history and culture in the Southwest. Today, through the support of the City of Albuquerque, Cultural Services Department and the Albuquerque Museum Foundation, The Museum continues to celebrate the rich culture of the people, history and art through local, regional, national and international exhibitions.


Albuquerque Museum: where our community is involved in Art and History and shares the stories of our rich heritage and many cultures. The Museum brings Albuquerque to the world and the world to Albuquerque.
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  • The smallish but impressive permanent collection of paintings was just the right size during the mask-wearing pandemic. My favorites were: Henriette Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth, Peter Hurd, Elaine De...  more »
  • This museum is great! The exhibits at the main entrance are always changing. I used to come with my mom a lot as a kid so returning and seeing some of the older pieces brings back fond memories. During the summer, our daughter attends art class here for 4 days. She really looks forward to it. The art teachers are very patient with the kids.
  • The Albuquerque Museum is a tad small but stuffed with rotating exhibits about New Mexican culture. It is located within easy walking distance to other museums and Old Town. I spent about two hours there. I did rush through the section of permanent pieces as wasn't my first time there.

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