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Cultural Spots in New Mexico
NM Historic Sites, Museums, & Cultural Centers
New Mexico is indeed the Land of Enchantment, and visitors may easily dive into the rich history of this colorful land through museums, memorials, and ancient historic sites throughout the state.
Visit the capital city of Santa Fe for the Museum of Fine Arts – the oldest museum in New Mexico. Other Santa Fe area sites include the Institute of American Indian Arts, the Bradbury Science Museum, and historic Loretto Chapel.
Western history buffs need explore eastern New Mexico and the other Las Vegas for the City of Las Vegas Museum & Rough Rider Memorial – yielding the Roosevelt's Rough Rider Association. Then stop by the Kit Carson Home and Museum near Red River.
More cultural centers and historic sites are found in and around Albuquerque – New Mexico’s largest city. Explore the 19 Pueblos of New Mexico at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, or check out the National Hispanic Cultural Center of New Mexico and National Museum of Nuclear Science & History – all in Duke City. Northwest New Mexico boasts of many more memorials and museums, including the famed Four Corners and its Vietnam Memorial Wall.
Southern New Mexico features everything from Old West artifacts to exhibits on unidentified flying objects. Check out the desk of Pat Garret at the Historical Museum of Lawmen in Las Cruces, or stroll through the International UFO Museum & Research Center in Roswell. Built in the 1600s, the Old San Miguel Mission may be explored in Socorro, while more Old West museums are found throughout southern New Mexico.
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