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Home on the Range: From Ranches to Rockets

This outstanding exhibit explores the dramatic transformation of life in the Tularosa Basin in the 1940s and beyond. Visit Online Exhibit “Home on the Range: From Ranches to Rockets” stretches through two galleries and is on display until further notice.

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New Mexico Colonial Home

The New Mexico Colonial Home was built in the museum’s Heritage Gallery and is the centerpiece of the Spanish Colonial section of the gallery. New Mexico’s Spanish Colonial period was from 1598 — when the Spanish first settled in the

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Peter Hurd’s charcoal studies

In order to create a large work, like a mural or fresco on a wall, artists must plan and prepare. This is can be achieved through charcoal studies that work out compositional elements for the final version. Renowned New Mexico

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Farm Life in New Mexico: Then & Now

This extensive exhibit is packed full of interesting objects from the museum’s collections. Located in the Main Gallery, the beautiful exhibit features four major sections: “Moving Around,” “On the Farm,” “Home Sweet Home,” and “Going to Town.” The design gives

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Historic Green Bridge

Formerly known as the Pecos River Bridge and the Rio Hondo Bridge, New Mexico’s second-oldest highway bridge is the Museum’s largest artifact. Built as part of a three-span bridge across the Pecos River near Roswell in 1902, the center span

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Sheep and Goat Barn

The Sheep and Goat Barn is home to two different breeds of sheep — Navajo Churro and Debouillet. The facility includes demonstration areas, indoor and outdoor pens, and information panels about the different breeds of sheep and goats raised in

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The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum will celebrate an old tradition with the annual Blessing of the Fields

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