The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces is again participating in the national Blue Star Museum program.

The program, which is managed by the National Endowment for the Arts and Blue Star Families, provides free admission to U.S. active military members and their families to hundreds of museums across the country. The program is from May 20-Sept. 4, 2023.

Days of Free Admission
Thank you for participating! Program ended Sept. 5, 2022

Blue Star Museum Program

May 20 - Sept. 4, 2023

The program provides free admission to U.S. active military members and their families. The free admission program is available for those currently serving in the United States Military – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard as well as Active Duty and Reservists, National Guardsman (regardless of status), U.S. Public Health Commissioned Corps, NOAA Commissioned Corps, and up to five family members. Qualified members must show a Geneva Convention common access card (CAC), or DD Form 1173 ID card (dependent ID), or a DD Form 1173-1 ID card for entrance into a participating Blue Star Museum.

Prepare for Your Visit

Whether it’s the sunny summer or cozy winter, our outdoor activities are ready for those dressed appropriately for the season! Family, friends, and even neighbors can join the fun. Read more

Share on Social Media

Snap pictures and share your engaging, one-of-a-kind experiences on social media! Use the hashtag #nmfarmandranch on Instagram. Remember that the livestock barns close at 4 p.m., so get your cattle pictures early!

Navigating the Museum

NM Farm & Ranch is proudly accessible to all visitors requiring mobility assistance via our handicap parking, visitor drop off with automatic doors (west side/front entrance), accessible restrooms, available wheelchairs and ramps — all on one floor. Read more

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