Animal Enthusiasts

Welcome to all about animals at the Farm & Ranch Museum. Enjoy!

Learn how we take care of our animals on the South 20.

Baby Animals

See baby animals and their moms and dads on the South 20.

Horse Shoeing

Watch horse shoeing demonstrations.

Parade of Breeds

Watch a Parade of Breeds and learn all about the different types of cattle that have lived in New Mexico for 400 years.

Riding Herd with Billy the Kid

Learn about the cattle industry in New Mexico.

Home on the Range

Find out how ranchers on White Sands took care of their livestock in a harsh environment.

Art Corridor

Enjoy artistic representations of livestock and wild animals in our Art Hallway.


See examples of taxidermied wild animals that roamed New Mexico before settlement.


Learn about the use of tools for animal husbandry.

Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Museum & Gift Shop are closed on Sunday.

Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Sunday & Monday

$5         Adults
$4         Senior citizens (60 and over)
$3         Children (4 to 17)
$2         Active U.S. military & veterans
Free    Children 3 and under, Museum Friends members, and New Mexico senior citizens on Wednesdays


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.
The museum accomplishes this by providing exhibitions and programs that enable its users to understand and learn from the past in ways that enrich their present lives and help them shape a better future.

© 2020 New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs  

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