Raton Museum

Raton, New Mexico

SFT photo

Photo by Henry Ostrander

Museum offerings include lectures and a visiting scholar program and traveling exhibits. Small storefront history and art museum is in the 1906 Coors Building, which is on the State Register of Cultural Properties. Donations requested. Winter hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 10 AM-4 PM; Summer hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 9 AM - 5 PM.

Located in the Raton Downtown Historic District, originally in the Coors Building on historic First Street (pictured), the Museum now resides in its new home in the 100 block of south Second Street. Features regional artifacts associated with ranching, coal mining, railroading as well as records of the original 19th century settlers. Contains 4' high silver candle holders from land baron Lucien Maxwell's dining room. The Raton Museum is a certified site on the Santa Fe Trail.

    Location Information

  • View the Google Map for this site (lat-long decimal degrees, NAD27) 36.90059 -104.43891
  • Contact Information

  • Raton Museum Director
  • 108 South 2nd Street
  • Raton, NM 87740
  • (575)445-8979