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Destination guides > North America > USA > Southwest USA > New Mexico > Truth or Consequences

Truth or Consequences

Originally called Hot Springs, the town was renamed after a popular radio quiz show in 1950. Although many people are attracted to the town because of its unusual name, most people visit for the town’s hot springs. Virgin Galactic is building a spaceport about half an hour outside town.

Practical information

Sierra Country Tourism

205 S Main Street, Truth or Consequences
Tel (505) 894 3536 or 800 831 9487
Website www.sierracountynewmexico.info
Open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun noon-4pm

Sightseeing, museums & tourist attractions

Geronimo Springs Museum

This small museum has displays of local history including the Apache, hispanic heritage and the story behind the name "Truth or Consequences".

211 Main Street, Truth or Consequences
Tel (505) 894 6600
Website www.geronimospringsmuseum.com
Admission $6
Open Mon-Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 11am-4pm


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