The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum connects the present generation to the history of farming and ranching in New Mexico, inspiring a deeper appreciation and understanding of the state's rich heritage.
About the Museum:
The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum is 47 acres packed with real stories about real people.
The interactive museum, which has welcomed visitors from all over the world, brings to life the 4,000-year history of farming and ranching in New Mexico. It is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the highest national honor for museums.
The enormous main building contains more than 24,000 square feet of exhibit space, along with catering space for meetings and events, a mercantile and theater.
Fun and learning go hand in hand as visitors stroll along corrals filled with livestock, enjoy several gardens or watch one of our growing number of demonstrations.
The museum is part of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs and is located at 4100 Dripping Springs Road in Las Cruces, N.M.
Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens (60 and over), $3 for children ages 4 to 17 and $2 for active U.S. military and veterans. Children under 4 and museum members with a card are admitted free of charge. These admission rates may be changed for special events.
The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.