Museums on the Santa Fe Trail

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Herzstein Museum photo by Michael E. Pitel

Learn the fascinating history of northeast New Mexico by visiting the many museums and interpretive centers along the Santa Fe Trail.

Visit the museums in:

Museums in Cimarron, New Mexico

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AZTEC MILL MUSEUM

A noted SFT landmark, the stone-block Aztec Mill built in 1864 was operated as a grist mill by Lucien Maxwell until 1870.

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Museums in Clayton, New Mexico

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HERZSTEIN MEMORIAL MUSEUM

The museum houses many fine displays on early history of Union County, especially of the homestead era.

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Museums in Las Vegas, New Mexico

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LAS VEGAS SANTA FE TRAIL INTERPRETIVE CENTER

Located on Historic Bridge Street the history of the Santa Fe Trail comes alive through hundreds of photos and books.

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Museums Raton, New Mexico

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RATON MUSEUM (COORS BUILDING)

Small storefront history and art museum is in the 1906 Coors Building, which is on the State Register of Cultural Properties.

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BOY SCOUT MUSEUM

The Boy Scout Musuem in Raton, NM is located just one block south of the Amtrak Station and BNSF Train Depot.

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Museums Springer, New Mexico

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SANTA FE TRAIL MUSEUM

Includes many art exhibits and artifacts pertaining to the Santa Fe Trail and early pioneering life.

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