Your US Bucket List: Top Family-Friendly Destinations in New Mexico!

Top Family-Friendly Destinations in New Mexico!

Whether you’re looking for an Educational Field Trip or a Fun Day Out with the Kids…

Or if you are planning a Family Vacation for Spring, Summer, Fall, or Winter Break…

Or maybe you’re a Full-Time Family touring the US in your van or RV….

Perhaps you are an International Traveler planning your next major excursion into the United States…

Whatever your reason for exploring the world with YOUR Family…

SPGFAN has THE BEST LISTS of Top Family-Friendly Destinations in Each of the 50 United States!

Load YOUR Itineraries with THE COOLEST Kid-Centered Adventures and Create Fabulous Memories to Last Their Entire Lives!

Learn, Play, Experience, Relax, and Enjoy Yourselves with These Great National Parks, State Parks, Theme Parks, Museums, Zoos, Aquariums, Nature Centers, Factory Tours, Historic Sites, Notable Homes, Cultural Attractions, Art Events, Live Performances, Sporting Events, Beaches, Mountains, Cities, Towns, Farms, and MORE!

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Top Family-Friendly Destinations in New Mexico!


Florence Hawley Ellis Museum of AnthropologyAbiquiú
Georgia O’Keeffe Home and StudioAbiquiú
Ruth Hall Museum of PaleontologyAbiquiú
Haa’ku MuseumAcoma Pueblo
Alamogordo Museum of HistoryAlamogordo
New Mexico Museum of Space HistoryAlamogordo
The Toy Train DepotAlamogordo
White Sands National ParkAlamogordo
Albuquerque Museum of Art and HistoryAlbuquerque
American International Rattlesnake MuseumAlbuquerque
Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon MuseumAlbuquerque
ASRT Museum and ArchivesAlbuquerque
Ernie Pyle House/LibraryAlbuquerque
Indian Pueblo Cultural CenterAlbuquerque
Maxwell Museum of AnthropologyAlbuquerque
Meteorite MuseumAlbuquerque
Museum of Southwestern BiologyAlbuquerque
National Hispanic Cultural CenterAlbuquerque
National Museum of Nuclear Science & HistoryAlbuquerque
New Mexico Holocaust & Intolerance MuseumAlbuquerque
New Mexico Museum of Natural History and ScienceAlbuquerque
New Mexico Ski Museum and Hall of FameAlbuquerque
New Mexico Veterans MemorialAlbuquerque
Petroglyph National MonumentAlbuquerque
Silver Family Geology MuseumAlbuquerque
Telephone Museum of New MexicoAlbuquerque
Turquoise MuseumAlbuquerque
University of New Mexico Art MuseumAlbuquerque
Unser Racing MuseumAlbuquerque
Amistad MuseumAmistad
Vietnam Veterans Memorial State ParkAngel Fire
Artesia Historical Museum & Art CenterArtesia
Aztec Museum & Pioneer VillageAztec
Aztec Ruins National MonumentAztec
Harvey House MuseumBelen
Coronado State MonumentBernalillo
Smokey Bear Historical ParkCapitan
Carlsbad Caverns National ParkCarlsbad
Carlsbad Museum & Art CenterCarlsbad
Tinkertown MuseumCedar Crest
Cerrillos Turquoise Mining MuseumCerrillos
Cumbres and Toltec Scenic RailroadChama
Chimayo MuseumChimayo
Red Rock MuseumChurch Rock
Aztec Mill MuseumCimarron
Chase RanchCimarron
National Scouting MuseumCimarron
Villa PhilmonteCimarron
Herzstein Memorial MuseumClayton
Sacramento Mountains Museum & Pioneer VillageCloudcroft
Columbus Historical MuseumColumbus
Pancho Villa State ParkColumbus
Corona MuseumCorona
Casa San YsidroCorrales
Deming Luna Mimbres MuseumDeming
Jicarilla Arts and Crafts Shop MuseumDulce
Elizabethtown MuseumElizabethtown
Bond House MuseumEspanola
Bolack Electromechanical MuseumFarmington
Bolack Museum of Fish & WildlifeFarmington
Chaco Culture National Historical ParkFarmington
E3 Children’s Museum & Science CenterFarmington
Farmington MuseumFarmington
Salmon RuinsFarmington
Folsom MuseumFolsom
Fort Stanton State MonumentFort Stanton
Billy the Kid MuseumFort Sumner
Bosque Redondo MemorialFort Sumner
Gallup Cultural CenterGallup
Rex MuseumGallup
New Mexico Mining MuseumGrants
Western New Mexico Aviation Heritage MuseumGrants
Black Range MuseumHillsboro
Western Heritage Museum & Lea County Cowboy Hall of FameHobbs
Walatowa Visitor CenterJemez Pueblo
Jemez State MonumentJemez Springs
Percha Bank MuseumKingston
Branigan Cultural CenterLas Cruces
Fort Selden State MonumentLas Cruces
Klipsch MuseumLas Cruces
Las Cruces Museum of ArtLas Cruces
Las Cruces Museum of Nature and ScienceLas Cruces
Las Cruces Railroad MuseumLas Cruces
New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage MuseumLas Cruces
New Mexico State University Art GalleryLas Cruces
New Mexico State University Arthropod MuseumLas Cruces
New Mexico State University MuseumLas Cruces
Zuhl MuseumLas Cruces
City of Las Vegas MuseumLas Vegas
Pecos National Historical ParkLas Vegas
Santa Fe Trail Interpretive CenterLas Vegas
Lincoln State MonumentLincoln
Lordsburg Hidalgo County MuseumLordsburg
Bradbury Science MuseumLos Alamos
Los Alamos Historical MuseumLos Alamos
Los Lunas Museum of Heritage and ArtsLos Lunas
Lea County MuseumLovington
Old Coal Mine MuseumMadrid
Very Large ArrayMagdalena
Gadsden MuseumMesilla
Cleveland Roller Mill MuseumMora
Moriarty Historical Society and MuseumMoriarty
US Southwest Soaring MuseumMoriarty
Salinas Pueblo Missions National MonumentMountainair
Space Murals MuseumOrgan
Picuris Pueblo Visitor’s Center and MuseumPicuris Pueblo
Poeh MuseumPojoaque Pueblo
Blackwater Draw Museum & Archaeological SitePortales
Dr. Anthony “Tony” Gennaro Natural History MuseumPortales
Miles Mineral MuseumPortales
Roosevelt County Historical MuseumPortales
Runnells GalleryPortales
El Morro National MonumentRamah
Ramah MuseumRamah
Boy Scout Museum & Westward Ho Trading PostRaton
Capulin Volcano National MonumentRaton
Raton MuseumRaton
Kit Carson MuseumRayado
Anderson Museum of Contemporary ArtRoswell
Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico MuseumRoswell
International UFO Museum And Research CenterRoswell
McBride MuseumRoswell
Roswell MuseumRoswell
Ruidoso River MuseumRuidoso
Hubbard Museum of the American WestRuidoso Downs
San Ildefonso Pueblo MuseumSan Ildefonso Pueblo
El Rancho de las GolondrinasSanta Fe
Georgia O’Keeffe MuseumSanta Fe
Institute of American Indian ArtsSanta Fe
Loretto ChapelSanta Fe
Museum of Indian Arts and CultureSanta Fe
Museum of International Folk ArtSanta Fe
Museum of New MexicoSanta Fe
Museum of Spanish Colonial ArtSanta Fe
New Mexico History MuseumSanta Fe
New Mexico Military MuseumSanta Fe
New Mexico Museum of ArtSanta Fe
New Mexico School for the Deaf MuseumSanta Fe
Palace of the GovernorsSanta Fe
Santa Fe Children’s MuseumSanta Fe
Site Santa FeSanta Fe
Wheelwright Museum of the American IndianSanta Fe
Route 66 Auto MuseumSanta Rosa
War Eagles Air MuseumSanta Teresa
Gila Cliff Dwellings National MonumentSilver City
Silver City MuseumSilver City
Western New Mexico University MuseumSilver City
El Camino Real Historic Trail SiteSocorro
New Mexico Bureau of Geology & Mineral Resources Mineral MuseumSocorro
Trinity siteSocorro
Santa Fe Trail MuseumSpringer
Couse/Sharp Historic SiteTaos
El Rincon Trading PostTaos
Ernest L. Blumenschein Home & MuseumTaos
Governor Bent House and MuseumTaos
Hacienda de los MartinezTaos
Harwood Museum of ArtTaos
Kit Carson Home & MuseumTaos
Millicent Rogers MuseumTaos
Taos Art MuseumTaos
Museum of the American Military FamilyTijeras
Grandma’s Trading Post and MuseumTruchas
Geronimo Springs MuseumTruth or Consequences
Hamilton Military MuseumTruth or Consequences
Mesalands Community College Dinosaur Museum and Natural Sciences LaboratoryTucumcari
Tucumcari Historical MuseumTucumcari
Fort Union National MonumentWatrous
Bandelier National MonumentWhite Rock
White Sands Missile Range MuseumWhite Sands
Pioneer Store MuseumWinston
A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage CenterZuni Pueblo

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