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Albuquerque Sights

Museum of Archaeology & Material Culture

  • 22 Calvary Rd. Map It
  • Sandia Park

Updated 12/04/2013

Fodor's Review

In Cedar Crest, just off NM 14 a couple of miles south of Sandia Park, the modest but nicely laid-out Museum of Archaeology & Material Culture chronicles archaeological finds and contains artifacts dating from the Ice Age to the Battle of Wounded Knee. Exhibits shed light on prehistoric man, buffalo hunting, a history of turquoise mining in north-central New Mexico, and the 1930s excavations of Sandia Cave (about 15 mi away) that offered evidence of some of the earliest

human life in North America.

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Sight Information

Address:

22 Calvary Rd., ; turn west 5 mi north of I–40 Exit 175 in Cedar Crest, Sandia Park, New Mexico, 87008, United States

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Phone:

505-281–2005

Sight Details:

  • $3
  • May–Oct., daily noon–7

Updated 12/04/2013

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