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We are a 501(c)(3) organization that works in support of the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces, New Mexico. You can support the Museum by becoming a member of the Friends of the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum or by making a monetary donation. We encourage Museum members and anyone else who believes in our mission to contact their legislators and voice their support.

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Featured Events

The New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum hosts a variety of events designed to advance the Museum’s programming initiatives, increase awareness about the Museum and raise funds to support its ongoing operations. Museum events are usually ticketed events or free to the public, depending on the event. Join the Museum’s to receive invitations and advance notice of Events and other Museum activities.

Get to Know Your Museum Coffee

Join us for our monthly Get to know your Museum Coffee with Paul Steward the Instructional Coordinator for the museum. It will take place in the Education Classroom. This is a repeat presentation.Questions? Reach out to the Jean at sec.friends.nmfrhm@gmail.com

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Fiber Social – June

Join us for another Fiber Social Taking place in the Education Classroom, but that is subject to change. Questions? Contact Jean Olson (sec.friends.nmfrhm@gmail.com)

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Become a Member

Join the Friends of the Museum and you will help fund educational programs and workshops at the Museum; Provide bus transportation for school children to visit the Museum; Support outreach activities throughout the state, and so much more!


Do you want to strengthen the museum’s programs? Expand its collections? Extend its outreach? Donate to the Friends by clicking the button below. This PayPal button will allow you to contribute by credit card or directly from your PayPal account. Memorial donations and gift…

Family Discounts

Tours and Classes Museum tours are a great way to learn about the history of farming, ranching, and rural life in New Mexico. Enhance your visit by experiencing the Museum’s exciting exhibits, live animals, and demonstrations with one of the Museum’s specially-trained docents. School…

Heart of the Desert Discounts

Be sure to come and visit the Heart of the Desert Pistachios and Wines in the Museum’s lobby for your gifts and snacks.  They have a wide variety of items to choose from at a reasonable price. Don’t forget that if you join the Friends you will receive an extra 10% off your purchases by showing your membership card.  Available exclusively in-store at the Museum shop for Friends members!

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