List of museums in New Mexico
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This list of museums in New Mexico is a list of museums, defined for this context as institutions (including nonprofit organizations, government entities, and private businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.
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|A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center||Zuni Pueblo||McKinley||Northwest||Native American||Heritage of the Zuni|
|Alamogordo Museum of History||Alamogordo||Otero||Southeast||Local history||Formerly the Tularosa Basin Historical Society Museum|
|Albuquerque Museum of Art and History||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Art, Local history||Art of the Southwest and over 400 years of Albuquerque history|
|American International Rattlesnake Museum||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Natural history||Live snakes, snake art, exhibits and memorabilia|
|Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Aerospace||History, science, and art of ballooning and other lighter than air flight|
|Amistad Museum||Amistad||Union||Northeast||Local history|||
|Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art||Roswell||Chaves||Southeast||Art||website|
|ASRT Museum and Archives||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Radiologic technology||website, history of medical imaging and radiation therapy|
|Artesia Historical Museum & Art Center||Artesia||Eddy||Southeast||Multiple||website, exhibits include Native American artifacts, period kitchen, children's items, farm & ranch display, oil & gas industry, art exhibits|
|Aztec Mill Museum||Cimarron||Colfax||Northeast||Mill||Mid 19th-century grist mill|
|Aztec Museum & Pioneer Village||Aztec||San Juan||Northwest||Open air||website|
|Aztec Ruins National Monument||Aztec||San Juan||Northwest||Archaeology||Visitor center museum features exhibits about the ruins of several ancestral Pueblo structures|
|Bandelier National Monument||White Rock||Los Alamos||North Central||Native American||Ancestral pueblo homes, kivas (ceremonial structures), rock paintings and petroglyphs, and museum with ancestral Pueblo artifacts, contemporary Pueblo pottery, CCC woodwork and tinwork|
|Billy the Kid Museum||Fort Sumner||De Baca||Southeast||Biographical||website, memorabilia from Western outlaw Billy the Kid, firearms and antique automobiles|
|Black Range Museum||Hillsboro||Sierra||Southwest||Local history|||
|Blackwater Draw Museum & Archaeological Site||Portales||Roosevelt||Southeast||Archaeology||Operated by the Eastern New Mexico University, artifacts and exhibits associated with the Blackwater Draw, the type site of the Clovis culture|
|Bolack Electromechanical Museum||Farmington||San Juan||Northwest||Technology||website, located at B-Square Ranch, includes antique electrical, radio, communication, industrial and agricultural artifacts|
|Bolack Museum of Fish & Wildlife||Farmington||San Juan||Northwest||Natural history||website, located at B-Square Ranch, wildlife mounts in dioramas from 5 continents|
|Bond House Museum||Espanola||Rio Arriba||North Central||Local history||website|
|Bosque Redondo Memorial||Fort Sumner||De Baca||History||History of Fort Sumner and the Bosque Redondo Indian Reservation|
|Boy Scout Museum & Westward Ho Trading Post||Raton||Union||Northeast||Scouting|||
|Bradbury Science Museum||Los Alamos||Los Alamos||North Central||Science||History and science work done at the Los Alamos National Laboratory|
|Branigan Cultural Center||Las Cruces||Doña Ana||Southwest||Local history||website, local history exhibit and changing cultural exhibits|
|Capulin Volcano National Monument||Raton||Union||Northeast||Natural history||Visitor center features exhibits about the volcano and the area's geology, natural and cultural history|
|Carlsbad Caverns National Park||Carlsbad||Eddy||Southeast||Natural history||Visitor center exhibits include bats, geology, area history, Lechuguilla Cave|
|Carlsbad Museum & Art Center||Carlsbad||Eddy||Southeast||Multiple||website, includes local and regional history, Native American art and artifacts, and modern, contemporary and Southwestern art|
|Casa San Ysidro||Corrales||Sandoval||Central New Mexico||Historic house||Operated by the Albuquerque Museum, recreation of a 19th-century rancho|
|Cerrillos Turquoise Mining Museum||Cerrillos||Santa Fe||North Central||Local history||website, exhibits include mining equipment, rocks, bottles, tools, insulator, coffee can, hand grinders & antique collections|
|Chaco Culture National Historical Park||Farmington||San Juan||Northwest||Native American||Archaeology artifacts from the ruins|
|Chimayo Museum||Chimayo||Rio Arriba||North Central||Local history|||
|City of Las Vegas Museum||Las Vegas||San Miguel||Northeast||Local history||website, photos, exhibits include local history, Santa Fe Trail and the Rough Riders|
|Cleveland Roller Mill Museum||Mora||Mora||Northeast||Local history||website, 3 story, adobe water-powered flour mill with exhibits on local history|
|Columbus Historical Museum||Columbus||Luna||Southwest||Local history||website, operated by the Columbus Historical Society in a historic depot|
|Coronado State Monument||Bernalillo||Sandoval||Southeast||History||Features reconstructed kiva ruins, prehistoric and historic Indian and Spanish colonial artifacts|
|Couse/Sharp Historic Site||Taos||Taos||North Central||Historic house||House of artist E. Irving Couse|
|Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad||Chama||Rio Arriba||North Central||Railroad||Heritage railroad with rolling stock on display|
|Deming Luna Mimbres Museum||Deming||Luna||Southwest||Multiple||Exhibits include Mimbres pottery, rocks and geodes, dolls and toys, ceramics and glass items, war memorabilia, period store front displays, farming and ranching displays, local history, local collections|
|E3 Children's Museum & Science Center||Farmington||San Juan||Northwest||Children's||website|
|Dr. Anthony “Tony” Gennaro Natural History Museum||Portales||Roosevelt||Southeast||Natural history||website, exhibits and live plants and animals of eastern New Mexico and the greater Southwest, prt of Eastern New Mexico University|
|El Camino Real Historic Trail Site||Socorro||Socorro||Southwest||History||History and heritage of the people who traveled along the El Camino Real trail in the 18th century|
|Elizabethtown Museum||Elizabethtown||Colfax||Northeast||Local history||Late 19th century mining ghost town|
|El Morro National Monument||Ramah||Cibola||Northwest||Natural history||Visitor center features exhibits about the cultural and natural history of El Morro|
|El Rancho de las Golondrinas||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||Living||Recreated 18th century Spanish Colonial ranch|
|El Rincon Trading Post||Taos||Taos||North Central||Native American||Store with museum display of Native American and Western artifacts|
|Ernest L. Blumenschein Home & Museum||Taos||Taos||North Central||Historic house||House of artist Ernest L. Blumenschein|
|Ernie Pyle House/Library||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Biographical||Home of reporter Ernie Pyle, now a branch library with Pyle memorabilia and a monument to Pyle|
|Explora||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Science||Science museum with interactive exhibits for everyone|
|Farmington Museum||Farmington||San Juan||Northwest||Local history||website|
|Folsom Museum||Folsom||Union||Northeast||Local history||website, exhibits include the Folsom Site, African American cowboy George McJunkin, train robber Black Jack Ketchum, law office and general store displays|
|Fort Selden State Monument||Las Cruces||Doña Ana||Southwest||Military||Ruins of the mid 19th century Army post with exhibits on frontier and military life|
|Fort Stanton State Monument||Fort Stanton||Lincoln||Southeast||Military||Mid 19th century military fort|
|Fort Union National Monument||Watrous||Mora||Northeast||Military||Ruins of three forts and visitor center with exhibits, seasonal living history programs|
|Florence Hawley Ellis Museum of Anthropology||Abiquiú||Rio Arriba||North Central||Anthropology||website, part of Ghost Ranch|
|Gadsden Museum||Mesilla||Doña Ana||Southwest||Local history||website|
|Gallup Cultural Center||Gallup||McKinley||Northwest||Native American||Native American art and culture, trains, weaving, sandpainting, Historic Route 66, silversmithing, operated by the Southwest Indian Foundation|
|Georgia O'Keeffe Home and Studio||Abiquiú||Rio Arriba||North Central||Historic house||Tours operated by the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum|
|Georgia O'Keeffe Museum||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||Art||Works by artist Georgia O'Keeffe|
|Geronimo Springs Museum||Truth or Consequences||Sierra||Southwest||Local history||website, natural and cultural history of Sierra County, includes fossils, Apache artifacts, Hispanic heritage, ranching, mining, Mimbres and Tularosa pottery, frontier history, military displays|
|Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument||Silver City||Grant||Southwest||Archaeology||533-acre (2.16 km2) national monument with ruins of interlinked cave dwellings built in five cliff alcoves by the Mogollon peoples, visitor center and museum of Apache and Mogollon artifacts|
|Governor Bent House and Museum||Taos||Taos||North Central||Historic house||Home of New Mexico's first governor, also features gallery of Western art|
|Grandma's Trading Post and Museum||Truchas||Rio Arriba||North Central||Local history|
|Haa'ku Museum||Acoma Pueblo||Cibola||Northwest||Native American||website, history, art and customs of the Acoma|
|Hacienda de los Martinez||Taos||Taos||North Central||Historic house||1804 Spanish Colonial adobe great house|
|Hamilton Military Museum||Truth or Consequences||Sierra||Southwest||Military||website, located next to Veteran's Memorial Park, military artifacts including a military button collection and Buffalo Soldier memorabilia|
|Harvey House Museum||Belen||Valencia||Central New Mexico||Multiple||website, operated by the City of Belen, includes history of the Fred Harvey Chain, Harvey Girls and Harvey Houses, Santa Fe Railway, history of Belen and Valencia County, home of the Belen Model Railroad Club, and year-round cultural and art exhibits|
|Harwood Museum of Art||Taos||Taos||North Central||Art||Historic and contemporary art and culture of the Taos region|
|Herzstein Memorial Museum||Clayton||Union||Northeast||Local history||website, operated by the Union County Historical Society|
|Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico Museum||Roswell||Chaves||Southeast||Historic house||website, 1912 home with first floor furnished for the period, second floor with local history displays|
|Hubbard Museum of the American West||Ruidoso Downs||Lincoln||Southeast||Multiple||website, local and regional arts, history and culture, collection includes horse gear from around the world, and carriages, wagons and horse-drawn vehicles spanning hundreds of years|
|Indian Pueblo Cultural Center||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Native American||Pueblo Indian history, culture and art|
|Institute of American Indian Arts||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||Art||Contemporary Native American fine art|
|International UFO Museum And Research Center||Roswell||Chaves||Southeast||Science||Exhibits about the Roswell UFO Incident, crop circles, UFO sightings, Area 51, ancient astronauts and abductions|
|Jemez State Monument||Jemez Springs||Sandoval||Northwest||History||Pueblo ruins and visitor center|
|Jicarilla Arts and Crafts Shop Museum||Dulce||Rio Arriba||Northwest||Native American||Basketry, beadwork, paintings, leatherwork, and other arts and crafts|
|Kit Carson Home & Museum||Taos||Taos||North Central||Historic house||House of frontiersman Kit Carson|
|Kit Carson Museum||Rayado||Colfax||Northeast||Living||website, presents 1850s frontier life and history of Kit Carson, operated by the Philmont Scout Ranch|
|Klipsch Museum||Las Cruces||Doña Ana||Southwest||Technology||website, part of New Mexico State University, memorabilia of inventor Paul W. Klipsch including antique audio equipment|
|Las Cruces Museum of Art||Las Cruces||Doña Ana||Southwest||Art||website, changing contemporary art exhibits|
|Las Cruces Museum of Nature and Science||Las Cruces||Doña Ana||Southwest||Natural history||website, natural history, science and the environment of New Mexico and the Chihuahuan Desert|
|Las Cruces Railroad Museum||Las Cruces||Doña Ana||Southwest||Railroad||website, railroad history of Las Cruces and the impact of the railroad on Southern New Mexico|
|Lea County Museum||Lovington||Lea||Southeast||Open air||website, complex include a 1918 hotel, 1908 Love House, 1914 school, store and post office, dugout, 1950 Reed House|
|Lincoln State Monument||Lincoln||Lincoln||Southeast||Open air||Western town with 17 historic structures, 6 open as museums|
|Lordsburg Hidalgo County Museum||Lordsburg||Hidalgo||Southwest||Local history|
|Loretto Chapel||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||Religious||Former late 19th century Roman Catholic church with helix shaped spiral staircase|
|Los Alamos Historical Museum||Los Alamos||Los Alamos||North Central||Local history|
|Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and Arts||Los Lunas||Valencia||Central New Mexico||Multiple||website, local history and art, branch of the Los Lunas Public Library|
|Maxwell Museum of Anthropology||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Anthropology||Prehistoric history of the Southwest, early humans, and other anthropology exhibits|
|McBride Museum||Roswell||Chaves||Southeast||Military||website, part of New Mexico Military Institute, history of NMMI and its alumni in war and peace|
|Mesalands Community College Dinosaur Museum and Natural Sciences Laboratory||Tucumcari||Quay||Northeast||Natural history||website, part of the Mesalands Community College, replicated and original fossils of the Mesozoic period|
|Meteorite Museum||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Natural history||website, part of the University of New Mexico, located in Northrop Hall|
|Miles Mineral Museum||Portales||Roosevelt||Southeast||Geology||website, part of Eastern New Mexico University,|
|Millicent Rogers Museum||Taos||Taos||North Central||Art||Art and culture of historic and contemporary Northern New Mexico|
|Moriarty Historical Society and Museum||Moriarty||Torrance||Central New Mexico||Local history||website|
|Museum of Indian Arts and Culture||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||Native American||Art and culture of southwestern Native Americans|
|Museum of International Folk Art||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||Art||Includes folk art, popular art, toys, ceramics, carvings and textiles from more than 100 nations|
|Museum of New Mexico||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||Multiple||Includes five separate state-run museums: New Mexico Museum of Art, Palace of the Governors, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Museum of International Folk Art, New Mexico History Museum; also six separate New Mexico State Monuments|
|Museum of Southwestern Biology||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Natural history||Part of the University of New Mexico, open by appointment, research and teaching facility, collections include arthropods, amphibians and reptiles, birds, fishes, genomic resources, herbarium, mammals and parasites|
|Museum of Spanish Colonial Art||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||Art||website, Hispano art forms, operated by the Spanish Colonial Arts Society|
|National Hispanic Cultural Center||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Art||Art and culture from Hispanic communities|
|National Museum of Nuclear Science & History||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Science||Scientific, historic, and cultural aspects of the Atomic Age, formerly the National Atomic Museum|
|New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources Mineral Museum||Socorro||Socorro||Southwest||Geology||website, located at the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology|
|New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum||Las Cruces||Doña Ana||Southwest||Agriculture||State’s 3,000-year history of farming and ranching|
|New Mexico History Museum||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||History|
|New Mexico Holocaust & Intolerance Museum||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Holocaust||History of the Holocaust, genocides and forms of bullying that have affected people around the world|
|New Mexico Mining Museum||Grants||Cibola||Northwest||Mining||website|
|New Mexico Museum of Art||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||Art||Fine art|
|New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Natural history||Fossils and geology, astronomy, personal computer history|
|New Mexico Museum of Space History||Alamogordo||Otero||Southeast||Aerospace||Displays related to space flight and the space age, includes the International Space Hall of Fame|
|New Mexico National Guard Museum||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||Military||website, formerly the Bataan Memorial Military Museum & Library, history of the New Mexico National Guard, the 200th Coast Artillery Regiment and the 515th Coast Artillery|
|New Mexico School for the Deaf Museum||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||Education||History of over 100 years of education at the New Mexico School for the Deaf|
|New Mexico Ski Museum and Hall of Fame||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Sports||website, located at the base of the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway, history of snow skiing in New Mexico|
|New Mexico State University Art Gallery||Las Cruces||Doña Ana||Southwest||Art||website, part of New Mexico State University, contemporary visual arts in the border region|
|New Mexico State University Arthropod Museum||Las Cruces||Doña Ana||Southwest||Natural history||website, teaching collection of insect specimens, open to the public by appointment|
|New Mexico State University Museum||Las Cruces||Doña Ana||Southwest||Anthropology||website, part of New Mexico State University, exhibits include Southwestern and Mesoamerican pottery and changing exhibits|
|New Mexico Veterans Memorial||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Military||website, outdoor park with monuments and a museum|
|Old Coal Mine Museum||Madrid||Santa Fe||North Central||Multiple||website, exhibits include mining and railroad equipment, blacksmith shop, vintage autos and trucks, firefighting equipment, medical office equipment, farm equipment, homemaking and carpentry equipment|
|Palace of the Governors||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||History||Important events, ideas, and themes in New Mexico's past|
|Pancho Villa State Park||Columbus||Luna||Southwest||Military||Site of former Camp Furlong, used by General John J. Pershing in raid against Pancho Villa, includes expedition-era examples of the vehicles and technology employed by Pershing and his men|
|Pecos National Historical Park||Las Vegas||San Miguel||Northeast||History||Includes ruins of the Pecos pueblo and a mission church, historic adobe ranch home and a visitor center with exhibits|
|Percha Bank Museum||Kingston||Sierra||Southwest||Local history||Located in a 19th-century bank building with original fixtures, local history and an art gallery|
|Petroglyph National Monument||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Includes volcanos, archeological sites and an estimated 20,000 carved images|
|Philmont Museum and Seton Memorial Library||Philmont||Colfax||Northeast||Local history||History, art, and natural history of the Philmont area, operated by Philmont Scout Ranch|
|Picuris Pueblo Visitor's Center and Museum||Picuris Pueblo||Taos||North Central||Native American||History, culture and art of the Picuris|
|Pioneer Store Museum||Winston||Sierra||Southwest||History||website, 1880s general store with intact furnishings and merchandise, mining tools and equipment|
|Poeh Museum||Pojoaque Pueblo||Santa Fe||North Central||Native American||Arts and culture of the Pueblo people, especially the Tewas of northern New Mexico|
|Ramah Museum||Ramah||McKinley||Northwest||Local history||information|
|Raton Museum||Raton||Union||Northeast||Local history||website, regional artifacts associated with ranching, coal mining, railroads, and pioneer life, also New Mexican art|
|Red Rock Museum||Church Rock||McKinley||Northwest||Native American||website, exhibits on the prehistoric Anasazi and the present-day Zuni, Hopi and Navajo, located in Red Rock Park|
|Rex Museum||Gallup||McKinley||Northwest||Local history||website, operated by the Gallup Historical Society|
|Roosevelt County Historical Museum||Portales||Roosevelt||Southeast||Local history||website, part of Eastern New Mexico University|
|Roswell Museum and Art Center||Roswell||Chaves||Southeast||Multiple||Art and history of the American Southwest and beyond, includes fine art, decorative arts, Robert H. Goddard Collection of Liquid-Propellant Rocketry, planetarium|
|Route 66 Auto Museum||Santa Rosa||Guadalupe||Northeast||Automobile||Facebook site, vintage and classic automobiles, Route 66 memorabilia|
|Ruidoso River Museum||Ruidoso||Lincoln||Southeast||Local history||Artefacts related to notable figures of the Old West and those involved in the Lincoln County War|
|Runnells Gallery||Portales||Roosevelt||Southeast||Art||website, part of Eastern New Mexico University in the Golden Library|
|Ruth Hall Museum of Paleontology||Abiquiú||Rio Arriba||North Central||Natural history||website, part of Ghost Ranch, Triassic dinosaur fossils|
|Sacramento Mountains Museum & Pioneer Village||Cloudcroft||Otero||Southeast||Open air||website, operated by the Sacramento Mountains Historical Society|
|Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument||Mountainair||Socorro||Southeast||Archaeology||Visitor center features exhibits about the ruins of the mission churches and pueblo of the monument|
|Salmon Ruins||Farmington||San Juan||Northwest||Archaeology||11th century Chacoan great house and museum|
|San Ildefonso Pueblo Museum||San Ildefonso Pueblo||Santa Fe||North Central||Native American||website, Pueblo history, culture and art|
|Santa Fe Children's Museum||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||Children's||website|
|Santa Fe Trail Interpretive Center||Las Vegas||San Miguel||Northeast||History||Photos and artifacts of the Santa Fe Trail|
|Santa Fe Trail Museum||Springer||Colfax||Northeast||Local history||Located in the former county courthouse, exhibits include Santa Fe Trail, pioneer life, art exhibits|
|Silver City Museum||Silver City||Grant||Southwest||Local history||website|
|Silver Family Geology Museum||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Geology||website, mineral, fossil, and rock specimens; located inside Northrop Hall at University of New Mexico|
|Site Santa Fe||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||Art||Contemporary art exhibitions|
|Smokey Bear Historical Park||Capitan||Lincoln||Southeast||Natural history||website, exhibits include forest health, forest fires, wildland and urban interface issues, fire ecology, history of the Smokey Bear and the Cooperative Forest Fire Prevention Program|
|Space Murals Museum||Organ||Doña Ana||Southwest||Aerospace||Artifacts, art, photos and memorabilia about the space program and space|
|Taos Art Museum||Taos||Taos||North Central||Art||Art of early 20th century Taos, located in the studio and home of artist Nicolai Fechin|
|Telephone Museum of New Mexico||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Technology||website|
|Tinkertown Museum||Cedar Crest||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Art||website, folk art creations featuring thousands of miniature, wood-carved figures including animated little people, instruments, animals and objects, miniature Western towns, carnivals, Old West memorabilia, old-fashioned arcade machines, dolls, antique tools and more|
|The Toy Train Depot||Alamogordo||Otero||Southeast||Railroad||Features scale model and miniature railway trains|
|Trinity Site||Socorro||Socorro||Southwest||Historic house||Location of the assembly of the world's first nuclear weapon|
|Tucumcari Historical Museum||Tucumcari||Quay||Northeast||Local history||website|
|Turquoise Museum||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Geology||website, turquoise mining, specimens, shaping process, uses|
|University of New Mexico Art Museum||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Art||Located in Center for the Arts at University of New Mexico, includes works by modernist painter Raymond Jonson, his students and disciples|
|Unser Racing Museum||Albuquerque||Bernalillo||Central New Mexico||Automobile||Racing accomplishments of Al Unser family|
|US Southwest Soaring Museum||Moriarty||Torrance||Central New Mexico||Aviation||History of gliding in the western United States|
|Very Large Array||Magdalena||Socorro||Southwest||Science||Tours of the astronomical radio observatory, consisting of 27 radio antennas in a Y-shaped configuration|
|Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park||Angel Fire||Colfax||Northeast||Military||Memorial and visitor center|
|Villa Philmonte||Cimarron||Colfax||Northeast||Historic house||1920 period ranch manor on the Philmont Scout Ranch property of the Boy Scouts of America|
|Walatowa Visitor Center||Jemez Pueblo||Sandoval||Northwest||Native American||website, history, art and customs of the Towa|
|War Eagles Air Museum||Santa Teresa||Doña Ana||Southeast||Aviation||website, historic aircraft of the World War II and the Korean War eras|
|Western Heritage Museum & Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame||Hobbs||Lea||Southeast||History||Cowboy culture and heritage|
|Western New Mexico Aviation Heritage Museum||Grants||Cibola||Northwest||Aviation||Commemorates the Los Angeles to Amarillo segment of the Transcontinental Air Transport|
|Western New Mexico University Museum||Silver City||Grant||Southwest||Native American||website, part of Western New Mexico University, Mimbres pottery and culture|
|Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian||Santa Fe||Santa Fe||North Central||Art||Contemporary and historic Native American art|
|White Sands Missile Range Museum||White Sands||Otero||Southwest||Military||website, exhibits include history of America's missile and space development, Atomic Age, scientists, outdoor missile park|
|White Sands National Monument||Alamogordo||Otero||Southeast||Natural history||Visitor center features exhibits about the natural and cultural history of the desert|
|Zuhl Museum||Las Cruces||Doña Ana||Southwest||Geology||website, part of New Mexico State University, showcases thousands of specimens of petrified wood, fossils and minerals|
- Log Cabin Museum, Las Cruces, moved to Chloride, New Mexico in 2006 and now called the Grafton Cabin; currently unused.
- Million Dollar Museum, White's City, New Mexico, near Carlsbad Caverns, contents auctioned off in 2008, contained oddities and curios
- New Mexico Film Museum, Santa Fe, closed in 2010
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