Wild West

Wild West Enthusiast

Welcome to all things Wild West at the Farm & Ranch Museum. Enjoy!

Enjoy the early photography of Chuckwagons in the North Hallway.

Riding Herd with Billy the Kid

Learn all about cowboys and cowboy life in the Riding Herd exhibit.


See several taxidermied example of animals that roamed the West before it was settled.


Visit our livestock on the South 20 and see examples of cattle that lived here before the West was settled and after Anglos arrived.

Railroad Station

Learn how the West was settled with barbed wire, windmills, railroads, and agriculture.


See the hearse that is said to have carried Pat Garrett to his grave.
Learn about the many types of guns used by the military, outlaws, and lawmen in the Old West.

Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Museum & Gift Shop are closed on Sunday.

Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Closed Sunday & Monday

$5         Adults
$4         Senior citizens (60 and over)
$3         Children (4 to 17)
$2         Active U.S. military & veterans
Free    Children 3 and under, Museum Friends members, and New Mexico senior citizens on Wednesdays


The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum connects the present generation to the history of farming and ranching in New Mexico, inspiring a deeper appreciation and understanding of the state’s rich heritage.
The museum accomplishes this by providing exhibitions and programs that enable its users to understand and learn from the past in ways that enrich their present lives and help them shape a better future.

© 2020 New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum, a division of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs  

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