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New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

4100 Dripping Springs Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88011
575 522 4100
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Ranked #2 of 27 Attractions in Las Cruces
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Natural History Museums, History Museums
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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64 reviews 64 reviews
15 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

although im reviewing my experience during a beer festival as opposed to the actual museum, forgive the lack of information. the building and layout of the establishment was nice and easy to navigate. workers also seemed pleasant

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

This was our fifth visit to the Farm and Ranch Museum and it was the first time we've had a bad experience. We arrived an hour before closing time to take advantage of an early day at work. The lady at the front desk had a "what are you doing here" attitude. She then told us that the animal exhibits... More

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Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this review

We apologize for the issues regarding your most recent visit to the museum. We want you to know that this is being addressed and we look forward to having you return. More

Santa Fe, New Mexico
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125 reviews 125 reviews
31 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Perhaps because it's located in the more sparsely populated southern part of New Mexico, the Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum doesn't receive the foot traffic or attention it deserves. It's a beautiful facility that plays host to an ever-changing variety of exhibits offering vivid (if occasionally text-heavy) illustrations of the state's agricultural and multi-cultural history. A recent show of the... More

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This time our visit was for a birthday party for our grandson and granddaughter. Very nice facility for the party. Activities for the kids and covered area for the food and cake after the activities. very good rate for a party. Our entire family enjoyed very much

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Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My visits to the Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum have always been in the context of their special programs - Cowboy Days, Ghosts of the Past, and the like. These programs are an excellent means of learning about New Mexico and the surrounding area in a fun and interactive setting. The actors are outstanding, having done their research and never... More

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Deming, New Mexico
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is just a super cool fun place for kids and adults. A must see when in Las Cruces NM. Go ahead you know you want to go.

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Texas City, Texas
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85 reviews 85 reviews
27 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The family spent the afternoon here and walked away learning a few new things. Truly enjoyed our tour guides who appeared to love their jobs. The dowsing expert was really interesting and now has us really intrigued with the activity! The museum appeared to be very clean and well run. We plan to come back again soon! SN:this is a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Glad my hubby and I checked out this Museum. Thought it wasn't going to be good but was so impressed with it.Learned a lot of things. Very interesting and informative.We will have to go back again, want to learn more especially about the agricultural history.Had to walk through the Heritage Gallery quickly because the museum was about to close at... More

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Oceanside
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This place is a great place for families or couples to understand the local history based on the agriculture in Las Cruces and the Rio Grand valley.

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28 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

While exploring American History across this great nation, we stumbled across the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum. The exhibits were well presented as it documented and explained farming history. We were also able to take a tour of the outside property where all the farm animals were located. Our tour guide was an awesome elderly woman named "Karen."... More

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