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Her Land : Women in Agriculture – Fita Witte

The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces pays tribute to women making a difference in New Mexico agriculture with a current, …

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Beyond the Farm

Farmers and ranchers keep us fed, clothed, and sheltered. With fewer farmers, less land in agriculture, and more people to feed, the demand to increase efficiency and productivity is clear...
Dairy Spot Interior

The Dairy Spot

The Dairy Spot: Discovery Center is a fun, colorful venue for families to learn about dairy products and the industry in New Mexico.

Recent Acquisitions

Beautiful artwork recently acquired by the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum is now featured in the northern part of the Museum’s Central Corridor. Six works of art that ...

Riding Herd with Billy the Kid

New exhibit tells of the violent beginnings of cattle ranching in New Mexico

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 ...

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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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,” ...

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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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 ...

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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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 ...

Greenhouse (Closed for remodeling)

Reopening soon! 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, ...
legends in leather

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 ...

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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