Exhibitions

Come see our exhibits at the farm!​

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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. “Home on the Range: From Ranches to Rockets” stretches through two galleries …

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Grist for the Mill

Enjoy learning about the technology, history and importance of gristmills in the temporary exhibit, “Grist for the Mill.” People have used gristmills to grind grain (grist) for thousands of years, …

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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 …

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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 …

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Sonny Rivera’s ‘True Grit’ sculpture

Visitors to the Museum are greeted by a beautiful new sculpture in front of the Bruce King Building. The life-sized bronze by Albuquerque artist Reynaldo “Sonny” Rivera captures the determination …

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Agricultural Beginnings

Agricultural Beginnings – On long-term display Visitors entering the Heritage Gallery will be introduced to the early agricultural period in what is now New Mexico, beginning about 4,000 years ago. …

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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,” …

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Wheels & Gears

Wheels & Gears is a long-term exhibit in the Museum’s Heritage Gallery that features a collection of wagons, buggies, vehicles and implements from different eras in New Mexico. “To see …

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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 …

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Saddle Makers of the Southwest

The Museum’s Horse & Cattle Barn is the site of a new, long-term exhibit celebrating the art of saddle making. Saddles and saddle makers are an important part of ranching …

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Sheep and Goat Barn

The Sheep and Goat Barn is home to two different breeds of sheep — Navajo churro and Suffolk — as well as Boer goats. The facility includes demonstration areas, indoor …

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Greenhouse

The Museum’s Greenhouse is open for shopping from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays. The Museum also has plant sales during special events such as Cowboy Days, Blessing of …

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Prepare for Your Visit

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

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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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