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New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

. Description:  Opened in 1998, this museum aims to collect and display the cultural, scientific, and technological aspects of agriculture in New Mexico.  The museum building holds a history of farming in the state for the past 3000 years.  Outside on the 47 acre grounds are heritage trees, crops, and animals, and areas planted by methods used by ancient Americans.
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How to find: 
Address:
4100 Dripping Springs Road
Las Cruces, NM 88011

Parent Organization:
New Mexico Dept of Cultural Affairs
Contacts
Phone 505 522-4100
URL
New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum
   http://spectre.nmsu.edu:16080/frhm/
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Year Round 12 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5 9 - 5
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As of FEB 2008  4 & under free 5-17 $2  $5  60+ $3  call
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Reservation Contact: 
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What kind of visit you can have: 24,000 square foot agricultural museum on 47 acre site with fields displaying various agricultural and livestock techniques and varieties, from 3000 years ago to the present.
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period  Type of Site Agriculture
Buildings: Museum
Interpreters: Craftspeople: blacksmith
Special Programs:
Kid Friendly: cow milking, livestock corrals
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Restaurant  Purple Sage Restaurant
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Historical

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Contact

Address

University Art Gallery, New Mexico State U  Gallery
Las Cruces Museum of Natural History  Museum
University Museum, New Mexico State U  Museum
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Best View RV Park 814 Weinrich Rd
Las Cruces NM  88005
505 526-6555

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TRH Smith Mansion B&B 909 North Alameda Boulevard
Las Cruces NM 88005
505 525-2525
Hilltop Hacienda B&B 2600 Westmoreland Avenue
Las Cruces NM 88012
505 382-3556
Lodge on the Desert 215 Weinrich Road
Las Cruces NM 88005
505 523-9605
Valley Vista B&B 17430 E US Highway 70
Las Cruces NM 88011
505 382-8103
Happy Trails Ranch B&B 1857 Paisano Road
Las Cruces NM 88005
505 527-8471
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Las Cruces NM 88011
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Las Cruces NM 88001
 
Days Inn 2600 S Valley Drive
Las Cruces NM 88005
505 526-4441
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Las Cruces NM 88011
 
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Las Cruces NM 88005
 
Lundeen's Inn of the Arts 618 South Alameda Blvd
Las Cruces NM 88005
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Las Cruces NM 88005
505 524-7791
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Las Cruces NM 88005
505 525-2300
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Las Cruces NM 88005
 
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