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New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

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Address: 4100 Dripping Springs Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88011-5067
Phone Number: 575 522 4100
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Great place for New Mexico History

This is one of the best museums in New Mexico. Great for seeing what life was like in early New Mexico and great for a child to see the exhibits. The Blacksmith exhibit is very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Frank M
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is one of the best museums in New Mexico. Great for seeing what life was like in early New Mexico and great for a child to see the exhibits. The Blacksmith exhibit is very educational.

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

Thank you for the wonderful compliment and review. More 

Las Cruces, New Mexico
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Demonstration on how to make your own ice cream in a coffee can that you kick back and forth for 10 minutes, which was very cool for our grand kids and us. We all did it together so made for a neat family activity plus we all got to eat it when it was done. Also enjoyed discounted Caliche ice... More 

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El Paso, Tx
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is something here for everyone. I didn't expect much, but I was pleasantly surprised. There are displays inside the main building, covering nearly every aspect of life back then. From art and artifacts, to tools, carriages and buggies, household and farming goods, and even live exhibits. They have rotating exhibits that change regularly. So no matter how many times... More 

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

Wow. Thanks for the wonderful review. This is the experience we hope everyone has. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place , a way to go see the past . Staff was nice and friendly . will be back with kids . Very informative

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

We're glad you had a fun time at the Museum. Glad you're bringing the kids. More 

Englewood, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are some pretty good exhibits but the blacksmith was the best. Some animals to see and pet. It was OK, there is not much around.

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum is a great place to visit for the whole family. Even if you have absolutely no interest in farming or ranching you will find this museum entertaining and educational. There are plenty of activities for children including many live animals. If you are there at the right time of the day will... More 

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

Thank you for the wonderful review, Jim. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Museum focuses on farming and ranching and how those vocations have shaped New Mexico. Indoor exhibits focus mainly on different aspects of ancient and modern farming. Out door exhibits are geared toward ranching, from the Spanish Colonial Period to the present. Two historical breeds of cattle are present as well as modern beef breeds seen on New Mexico ranches today.... More 

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

Thanks for the great review, Robert. We're glad you enjoyed the Museum. More 

Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

My wife and I went to the museum on Sunday July 17th for the Ice Cream Sunday event. While there we decided to visit some of the exhibit's. This place is incredible and has so much to see both in the building and outside where we walked around to see the animals and old farm machines. Had a fantastic time... More 

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

Thank you for the visit and the wonderful review. Glad you had a great time. More 

Geneva, Nebraska
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Exceeded my expectations! We spent an afternoon viewing a lot of really neat exhibits. After spending a couple hours outside in the heat we were able to cool off in the air conditioning of the main exhibit halls. All ages will find the museum interesting and fun. The Farm and Ranch Museum has many interactive exhibits for kids to learn.... More 

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

Thank you for spending the afternoon with us. We appreciate the review. More 

Zuni, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Really nice place to visit. Exciting! The admission is a mere $5, you can't beat this! There are so many things for young and old to experience. There are exhibits children can touch and play with. Also, there are demonstrations and interactions. Be sure to visit the blacksmith and chat. He make items daily, and all are for sale -... More 

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