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Kit Carson Museum

Kit Carson Museum Review

Costumed reenactments at Kit Carson Museum demonstrate 19th-century life on what was then the Maxwell Land Grant, but is now part of the incredible Philmont Ranch. Exhibits include a working horno (oven), blacksmith shop, and the Maxwell Trading Post—stocked as it might have been during Santa Fe Trail days. Period crafts are also demonstrated, and free tours are given.

    Contact Information

  • Address: NM 21, 11 mi south of Cimarron, Rayado, 87714
  • Phone: 575/376–1136
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Mid-June–mid-Aug., daily 8–5
  • Location: Cimarron

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