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Posted on: November 17, 2022

[ARCHIVED] "Celebrate the Holidays with Events at the Depot"

Railroad Museum with a Christmas tree

The Las Cruces Railroad Museum, 351 N. Mesilla St., will celebrate winter and the holidays throughout December.

Holiday at the Depot
 Enjoy the sparkle of winter and holiday decorations as night falls on the depot! Visit the Railroad Museum during our special evening open house from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9.

Elves’ Workshop
 Ready to make decorations to get into the spirit of winter and the holidays? Grab your elf hats and let’s create! Join us for three special times to make winter crafts, from 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 3; 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Dec. 14; and 11 a.m. to noon; Wednesday, Dec. 21.

Letters to Santa
 Visit the Railroad Museum to write your letters to Santa! The elves will send your letters to the North Pole by train. Visit from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, or 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Dec 7 for help from the elves. Can’t make it? Leave your letters in Santa’s mailbox before Saturday, Dec. 17. Pick up responses three days after you sent them.

These drop-in events will take place at the Las Cruces Railroad Museum. Registration is not required, and entry is free.

The Las Cruces Railroad Museum is closest to RoadRUNNER Transit Route 4, Stop 2. The Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Visit the Museums System website at: or follow the Las Cruces Museums on Facebook and Instagram @LCMuseums.

For information, contact Tori Pyle, Education Curator, at 575/528-3426 or by email at

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