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New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

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4100 Dripping Springs Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88011-5067
+1 575-522-4100
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What a great museum!

This wonderful museum pays homage to the important farm and ranch history of New Mexico and the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Karrie62
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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Quite a surprisingly beautiful place full of history, lots of old farming equipment, and a ride on a

Our group took a guided tour of the Museum and were treated to an incredibly educational tour of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Becky H
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Cloudcroft, New Mexico
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For at least 4,000 years, people have been growing food in this region and the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum tells this incredible story through interactive exhibits, demonstrations, oral histories, objects, and educational programs. In 2017-18, the Museum is celebrating 20 years of sharing this remarkable story of survival, ingenuity, and hope. It connects generations and weaves together people from various cultures that are uniquely New Mexico. Visitors from around the world have enjoyed the Museum, one of the region’s top attractions. The 47-acre campus in Las Cruces features several barns, animals, a greenhouse, play areas for children, an amphitheater, the Heritage Garden and much more. Permanent and changing exhibits, as well as a theater, library, gift shop, snack bar, and meeting rooms are located in the 100,000-square-feet, ranch-style main building, named after Bruce King, New Mexico’s only three-term governor and rancher.
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4100 Dripping Springs Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88011-5067
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This wonderful museum pays homage to the important farm and ranch history of New Mexico and the people that settled this state, as well as those who continue to live off of the land. Wonderful exhibits about farm and ranch life, what ranching communities of...More

Thank Karrie62
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group took a guided tour of the Museum and were treated to an incredibly educational tour of the grounds and buildings. We watched a cow being milked by machine, awesome murals of walls, re-created general store, lots of old farm machinery, rode in style...More

Thank Becky H
Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Outstanding! Glad you enjoyed experiencing this top Las Cruces attraction. We appreciate the review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My hubby & I visited this museum during the week. It was very quiet and easy to walk around this time of day and season. We enjoyed the outdoor exhibits first and that took about an hour. Then we went into the galleries. Wow! We...More

Thank jaf1944
Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're glad you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for the coming to see us and for this wonderful review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such an interesting ranch to explore. Easy access to see the animals. The blacksmith demonstration was great. I learned a lot at the milking d demonstration! Would be a excellent place to stop for a couple or a family no matter the what age the...More

Thank Bonniejayneart
Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great! Thanks for the visit and the wonderful review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The physical structure of the museum and its grounds are beautiful. Lots of information and history of farming and ranching, nice art exhibits, live animals, and historical artifacts. We were lucky to have the blacksmith - a very skilled and interesting man - working while...More

Thank BostonBakedBean2015
Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're glad you were able to visit, and thanks for mentioning the physical structure and grounds. We believe it's an extraordinary place in a lot of ways, but the first thing you see is the beautiful, expansive facility that it is. And the museum is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum covers many acres of both indoor and outdoor displays of all things farm and ranch related. I loved the vintage vehicle and implement displays as well as the historical re-creations of home interiors, general store, post office, etc. There was also a pictorial...More

Thank Ginny1234_5678
Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review. We appreciate you coming to see us and glad you enjoyed the Museum.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very much enjoyed the blacksmith demonstration. There are many different animals but you cannot get very close. Nice inside exhibits.

Thank richardderose
Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the visit and the review. We appreciate it!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter grew up with regular visits the the Farm and Ranch Museum. It has great exhibits and also live animals. We've spent many hours on the playground and visiting the live animal exhibits. There are great events to attend all year round!

Thank Y7033RIchrisg
Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Entering our 20th year, we are meeting more and more people who "grew up" enjoying this museum. It's always fun to see. We appreciate you all so much.

Reviewed 12 January 2018

I went to the museum early today and there was hardly anyone around. This is a place that probably does a much more brisk business during the middle of the year as it was a little cool on the day we made our visit. There...More

Thank gregnroxietravels
Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for coming for a visit. We hope you do come back ... we have new exhibits every few months.

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

I lived on a farm all my life, so not much new to me. But this place is wonderful. Wonderful gift store, exhibits are tremendous, tour and guide was outstanding. If we lived here we would be members and take advantage of all they offer....More

Thank straughnindian
Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thank you so much for visiting and the for the very kind review. We wished you lived here, too!

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