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Become a Member

Membership

Join the Friends of the Museum and: 
  • 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;
  • Help create exhibits and programs that tell the story of New Mexico agriculture;
  • Preserve our state’s rich and unique agricultural heritage.

    Family, Benefactor, and Small Business Level memberships receive NARM (North American Reciprocal Museum) benefits:

    When you become a member at a Family, Benefactor or Small Business Level above  you will receive a reciprocal membership benefit that can be used at participating organizations across the United States, Canada, Bermuda, El Salvador, and Mexico.

    ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

    Basic Incentives Include: 

    • Unlimited admission for one designated person (except for special events, including The Museum ROCKS! Gem and Mineral Show, Summertime on the Farm, Home Grown, Farm La-La, and others)
    • 10% discount on Museum education programs
    • 10% discount at the Museum gift shop
    • 20% discount on Friends merchandise
    • Use of and borrowing privileges at the Museum Resource Room/Library
     
    IMPORTANT: Current, PayPal will not be available for membership purchases. All membership payments will need to be made via check or cash.  This can be via mail, or in person at the Friends’ of the NM Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum office.  It can also be left at the front desk of the Museum for delivery to the Friends of the NMFRHM.

    INDIVIDUAL

    $40

    COUPLE

    $60

    FAMILY

    $100

    Have kids or grandkids who could benefit from the Museum’s educational (and fun!) activities? All kids 17 and younger enjoy the free admission benefit when accompanied by at least one of the two designated adults holding membership.

    BENEFACTOR (NEW)

    $200

    For those of you who want to show some extra love for the Farm and Ranch Museum, this membership category is a perfect way to do that! All kids 17 and younger enjoy the free admission benefit when accompanied by at least one of the two designated adults holding membership. 

    SMALL BUSINESS (NEW)

    $250

    Want to give your small business a boost while supporting the Museum? This is your membership category! All kids 17 and younger enjoy the free admission benefit when accompanied by at least one of the two designated adults holding membership.

    Please note: All kids 17 and younger enjoy the free admission benefit when accompanied by at least one of the two designated adults holding Family, Benefactor and Small Business memberships.

    Memorial donations and gift memberships are available. Please contact us at friends.nmfrhm@gmail.com to discuss these options and others, donations, corporate sponsorship/underwriting and estate planning provisions.

    Who Are We?

    Friends of the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum is a 501(c)(3) organization that works in support of the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum. We are located in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

    Prepare for Your Visit

    Whether it’s the sunny summer or cosy winter, our outdoor activities are ready for those dressed appropriately for the season! Family, friends, and even neighbors can join the fun. Read more

    Share on Social Media

    Snap pictures and share your engaging, one-of-a-kind experiences on social media! Use the hashtag #nmfarmandranch on Instagram. Remember that the livestock barns close at 4 p.m., so get your cattle pictures early!

    Navigating the Museum

    NM Farm & Ranch is proudly accessible to all visitors requiring mobility assistance via our handicap parking, visitor drop off with automatic doors (west side/front entrance), accessible restrooms, available wheelchairs and ramps — all on one floor. Read more

    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.  Only available exclusively in store for Friends members at our Museum!