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New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

The Museum celebrates the 4,000-year agricultural story of New Mexico.

Working the land has been a key ingredient in the cultural mosaic of New Mexico for thousands of years, uniquely blending farming and ranching methods from Indian, Spanish, and Anglo cultures. The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces applauds the important roles that ranching and farming have played in the development of the Southwest.

The Museum celebrates the 4,000-year agricultural story of New Mexico ... from the first farmers in their rustic pithouses more than 1,200 years ago to the modern-day technology which is helping to make New Mexico a leader in the dairy industry.

Located on Dripping Springs Road in Las Cruces, within a half mile of Interstate 25, the Museum enjoys a dramatic view of the jagged peaks of the Organ Mountains to the east. The 47-acre campus features barns, seven different breeds of beef cattle, horses, sheep, a greenhouse, indoor and outdoor exhibits, galleries, farm equipment, a gift shop, and a theater.

The Museum's goal is ambitious ... to welcome visitors who can remember agricultural roots as well as to set the stage for younger, urban generations who never had the opportunity to experience a rural homecoming.

New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

4100 Dripping Springs Road
Las Cruces, NM 88011
(575) 522-4100, fax (575) 522-3085

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Admission Fees

Adults $5.00, Senior Citizens $4.00, Children 4-17 $3.00, U.S. Active Military & Veterans $2.00.

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