Museums & Historic Sites
1860's mining town, now ghost town with museum and historic graveyard.
Colfax County, 575-377-3420
City of Las Vegas Museum
Rough Riders collection of memorabilia of Spanish American war.
San Miguel County, 505-454-1401, www.lasvegasmuseum.org
Las Vegas Citizens Committee for Historic Preservation
Walking tour maps of Las Vegas historic district, photos, information.
San Miguel County, 505-425-8803, www.lasvegasnmcchp.com
Herzstein Memorial Museum
Cowboy photos, period exhibits, and generalogical documents of the northeast New Mexico area.
Clayton, Union County, 575-374-2977
Near Mills. Site of agricultural enterprise from the early 1900s, spectacular scenery, stone ruins.
Harding County, 575-374-9652
NRA Whittington Center
The most comprehensive shooting facility in America. Camping, lodging, adventure programs, gift shop.
Raton, Colfax County, 575-445-3615, www.nrawc.org
Old Town Cimarron Walking Tour
14 historic sites (jail, stagecoach stop, hotel, etc.)
Pecos National Historical Park
Glorieta NM, 505-757-6414. Site of important Civil War skirmish.
San Miguel County, www.nps.gov/peco
Boy Scout headquarters and working ranch. Tours of Villa Philmont mansion; gift shop. Period-costume docents perform everyday tasks from the Kit Carson/Santa Fe Trail days.
Cimarron, Colfax County, 575-376-2281, www.philmont.com
Raton’s rich history and cultural diversity as a ranching, railroading, and mining community is told through permanent displays of artifacts and photographs.
Colfax County, 575-445-8979, www.ratonmuseum.org
Santa Fe Trail Museum
Honoring the pioneer men and women who rumbled across the plains of the western U.S; bookstore.
Springer, Colfax County, 575-483-5554
A state landmark and center for performing arts in northeastern New Mexico, the theater was built in 1915 and is owned and maintained by the City of Raton.
Colfax County, 575-445-4746, www.shulertheater.com
Wagon Mound Ranch Supply
Old time mercantile offering cowboy books and music, western jewelry, tack and farrier supplies.
Solano, Harding County, 800-526-0482, www.wagonmound.com