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Northwestern New Mexico

Aztec Ruins National Monument - Follow ancient passageways to a distant time. Explore West Ruin, a center of ancestral Pueblo society that once housed over 500 masonry rooms. Look up and see original timbers holding up the roof. Search for the fingerprints of ancient workers in the stucco walls. Listen for an echo of ritual drums in the reconstructed "Great Kiva." Adventure into the past.

Farmington Museum - The facility hosts two permanent exhibits: "From Dinosaurs to Drill Bits" and "Farmington: 100 Years of Change." The Museum hosts a wide variety of indoor and outdoor events throughout the year.

Aztec Museum and Pioneer Village - Allows visitors to experience pioneer life in the American West. Aztec's history goes back a thousand years when Native Americans settled along the Animas River, building a community now called Aztec Ruins National Monument.

Riverside Nature Center - The wetlands serve as a refuge for wildlife and provides people an unique viewing opportunity from the Nature Center and specific points on the trail. Come and enjoy this wonderful hideaway.

The Double Six Gallery/Cibola Arts Council - The Council runs the Double Six Gallery, which exhibits the work of nearly 200 of the region's multi-cultural artists, offers its annual Performance and Film Series, and exhibits artwork throughout the community through its Arts for Everyone program.

The Old School Gallery - The el morro area arts council is a vibrant, non-profit organization which celebrates diversity, thrives on the sharing of creative ideas through programs, exhibitions and workshops, and supports a community-centered activity hub for traditional and contemporary arts.

New Mexico Mining Museum - Visit the only underground uranium mining museum in the World. The museum displays ancient artifacts, gems & minerals from all over the world and a history on Route 66.

B Square Ranch - A 12,000 acre lifelong commitment of Tom and Tommy Bolack and is a private wildlife refuge, working farm and ranch, and home of two museums. The Bolack Museum of Fish and Wildlife and The Bolack Electromechanical Museum.

E3 Children's Museum & Science Center - Sound, Light, Magnetism, Shadows, and Art are found at the E3 Children's Museum and Science Center in downtown Farmington. The younger ones will love Tot's Turf, a room filled with activities just for them. The museum hosts performances by entertainers and new exhibits are added regularly.

Ice Cave & Bandera Volcano - For a real experience in contrast, visit the Ice Cave and Bandera Volcano, "The Land of Fire and Ice." Here the natural layers of ice glisten blue-green in the reflected rays of sunlight. Another trail winds around the side of the Bandera Volcano to view one of the best examples of a volcanic eruption in the country.