Northeastern New Mexico Sights

Shuler Theater

  • 131 N. 2nd St. Map It
  • Raton
  • Arts/Performance Venue
  • Fodor's Choice

Published 06/22/2017

Fodor's Review

More retro 1930s and '40s than Victorian, 2nd Street—Raton's main commercial drag—also has a number of handsome old buildings. The pride and joy of the neighborhood is the Shuler Theater, a 1915 European rococo–style structure whose lobby contains WPA murals depicting local history. The Shuler is one of the few remaining stages where all sets, curtains, and scenery are hand-operated with hemp rope and wooden pulleys. On weekdays between 10 and 5 the staff will happily take you on a free tour.

Sight Information

Address:

131 N. 2nd St., Raton, New Mexico, 87740, USA

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Phone:

575-445–4746

Sight Details:

  • Tours free

Published 06/22/2017

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