Pony Rides

Children may ride our ponies on each Saturday of the month. The cost is $5. Please call to confirm schedule.

The Blacksmith Shop

Blacksmith Demonstration is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until about 3 p.m. Please call to confirm schedule.

Adventure Corral

Pedal tractors, a barn loft and slide, books and other activities are all part of this indoor play area for children. Please call to confirm schedule.

Livestock Tour

Docents are available to take visitors on a guided tour across the Historic Green Bridge to the 'South 20' to see all of the livestock. Please call to confirm schedule.

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Coronavirus Update 3/15/20

All Department of Cultural Affairs museums and historic sites, including this facility, are temporarily closed to the public as a public health precaution due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus). These closures are part of the larger effort by state government to minimize public exposure. Please continue to visit this website for updates and to explore online resources and collections.
Family in exhibit interacting with a museum display.

Visit Us

The Museum is open Mon-Sat 9-5 and Sunday Noon to 5. We’re located at 4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM.

From Interstate 25, take the University Exit (Exit 1) and go east 1.5 miles.

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Upcoming Events

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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.” ...
Holly in Collections pointing to a quilt on our quilt stands.


The Museum’s research collections and archives document all aspects of farming and ranching in New Mexico.

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Help preserve New Mexico’s unique agricultural heritage by supporting educational programs and exhibitions at the Museum.


Guided Tour

Guided tours are a fun and exciting way to see the museum and learn about our collections and current exhibitions.


Facility Rentals

The museum, with its beautiful view of the Organ Mountains, offers several venues for small meetings or large banquets.

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