The Railroad Museum welcomes you back!
Masks are NOT currently required for guests while visiting the museum.
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Located in a historic Santa Fe Railroad depot, the Las Cruces Railroad Museum interprets the railroad history of Las Cruces and the impact of the railroad on southern New Mexico.
- Family Programs
- Gallery Talks & Lectures
- Performances, Workshops, Demos
- Programs for Adults
- Programs for Kids
- Special Events
Saturday September 18, 12-2pm
Join us for coloring, arts, and crafts in our education room. All ages welcome.
Brown Bag Lecture
2nd Tuesday of each month, 12 p.m.
Bring your lunch and listen to an expert discuss a variety of topics related to local history and trains.
Septemberr 24 at 12pm (Online)
Join our education curator each month as we take an in-depth exploration into the stories behind one of the artifacts in the museum's collection.
Railroad Story Time
Currently paused due to Covid-19.
Starting January 2022
This monthly program connects, the science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics of railroad operations and history in fun, interactive, and informative programing.
Saturday October 30 10am-1pm at Museum Courtyard on Main Street.
The Railroad Museum booth will teach guests how to make their own beeswax candles perfect for Halloween or Autumn decorations.
Holiday at the Depot
Saturday December 4, time TBD
Join us for fun holiday cheer with hot cider, holiday themed story time, arts and crafts, letter writing to Santa, and maybe a visit from Santa himself!
TBD April/May 2022
This year, in addition to model trains and historic re-enactments, railroad equipment, a variety of large vehicles from our partners at the City of Las Cruces - fire trucks, police vehicles, and heavy utilities equipment - will be on site for your enjoyment.
Sat May 28
Wed Jun. 1
Thu Jun. 2
Tue Jun. 14
Sat Jun. 18
Sat Jun. 25