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New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum

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Interesting exhibits inside and out

Our first exploration excursion in our new hometown. In addition they were having a classic car... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wade E
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
Interesting museum with lots of history

We enjoyed the museum very much. It was inexpensive and provided a lot of interesting history and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
lola_hatcher
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Collierville, Tennessee
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For at least 4,000 years, people have been growing food in this region and the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum tells this incredible story through interactive exhibits, demonstrations, oral histories, objects, and educational programs. In...more
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4100 Dripping Springs Rd, Las Cruces, NM 88011-5067
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+1 575-522-4100
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our first exploration excursion in our new hometown. In addition they were having a classic car show and BMX bike exhibition. We looked at the cars and watched the bikes, the the farm machinery and animals, then cooled off inside ( mid August ) viewing...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We enjoyed the museum very much. It was inexpensive and provided a lot of interesting history and artifacts. We also enjoyed the animals, but we did not catch any of the exhibits of blacksmithing or weaving. Check the calendar to visit on the correct days...More

Thank lola_hatcher
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

I think this is a really neat place, lots of History for sure, would be a lot better I think on a guided tour, not just on our own . It's really a big place , very clean and the people were friendly!

Thank 11patriot
Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for visiting the museum and for the review.

Reviewed 24 August 2018

You visit this place, you will learn a lot from history. It's very inspiring and a good place to discover animals and farming life

Thank GSall07
Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Thank you for visiting the Museum and for the review. It inspires us everyday, too.

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It wasn’t the best museum I’ve been to, it was kinda boring. Not much to see and do, but it doesn’t help it was super hot

Thank DeAnn7
Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for visiting and for the four stars.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Although the topic is limited by geographic boundaries, you can learn a lot. Like most New Mexicans (and people in general) our knowledge of an area is limited to dates and Heroes/Anti-heroes. Not only is NM a fly-over state it is a "drive as fast...More

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Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Thanks for visiting and for the review.

Reviewed 6 August 2018

When we travel to El Paso on vacation we travel around into New Mexico and Az.On this trip we went to the New Mexico Farm & ranch Heritage Museum and was really glad to see all the displays and history of this museum. There were...More

Thank mikejordan1947
Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Thank you for making the Museum part of your vacation, and we're glad you enjoyed it. Thanks, also, for the great review.

Reviewed 5 August 2018

While living in El Paso all my life, never been there, took a little trip to Las Cruces. Went to the Farm and Ranch museum, was not disappointed! Loved the little cart traveling around the ranch, the 2 women on the traveling cart were GREAT!...More

Thank terrym33
Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for making the drive from El Paso to spend part of your day with us, and thank you for the review. Glad you had a good time.

Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Great learning experience for myself and my teenage daughter. It would have been nice if there was someone in the barns to talk to about the animals.

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Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thanks for visiting, for the review, the great rating and the suggestion. We usually have a docent available to lead tours to see the animals, and there are usually staff members there. We're sorry they weren't available during your visit.

Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is an interesting and informative museum of the history of farm and ranch life in New Mexico. There is an indoor museum and outdoor exhibits as well. It was quite hot while we were there so the animals were wisely seeking the shade while...More

Thank mroadking
Craig M, Public Relations Manager at New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Thank your for visiting and for the review. We're ready for cooler weather!

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