New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

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The New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces is 47 acres packed with real stories about real people.

The interactive museum, which has welcomed visitors from all over the world, brings to life the 4,000-year history of farming and ranching in New Mexico.

The enormous main building contains more than 24,000 square feet of exhibit space, along with catering space for meetings and events, a mercantile and theater.

Fun and learning go hand in hand as visitors can watch a cow being milked, stroll along corrals filled with livestock, enjoy several gardens or watch one of our growing number of demonstrations.

We retrieve memories for some visitors, educate others and provide a fun-filled day for everyone.

The museum is part of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs and is located at 4100 Dripping Springs Road in Las Cruces, N.M.

Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for senior citizens (60 and over) and $2 for children ages 5 to 17. Children under 5 and museum members are admitted free of charge. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday.