New Mexico CulturePass

The joy in visiting New Mexico is getting to know us. And there’s no better way to get acquainted than to explore our exceptional museums and historic monuments than with the New Mexico CulturePass.
The New Mexico CulturePass opens the doors to 15 exceptional museums and historic monuments. From Indian treasures to space exploration, world-class folk art to super dinosaurs, ancient sites to the state-of- the-art New Mexico History Museum—our museums and monuments celebrate the essence of New Mexico every day. They are what the Land of Enchantment is all about.

At $30, the CulturePass invites you to visit each of the 14 state museums and monuments once during a 12-month period. Flash your pass to experience authentic New Mexico and know that the more facilities you visit, the better value the pass becomes.

Here is a list of the museums and monuments you can enjoy.


  • Alamogordo - New Mexico Museum of Space History
  • Albuquerque - National Hispanic Cultural Center and New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
  • Las Cruces - New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum
  • Santa Fe - Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Museum of International Folk Art, New Mexico History Museum / Palace of the Governors, New Mexico Museum of Art


  • Bosque Redondo Memorial at Fort Sumner
  • Coronado Historic Site
  • El Camino Real International Heritage Center
  • Fort Selden Historic Site
  • Fort Stanton Historic Site
  • Jémez Historic Site
  • Lincoln Historic Site

How to Purchase
Purchase your CulturePass at any state museum or historic site. You can begin using it right away. On the date you visit your first museum or historic site, the pass will be validated, and it can then be used for the next 12 consecutive months.
Purchase by Phone: To pre-purchase a CulturePass, call Caroline Broussard at 505-476-1125 with your credit card information. You will have the option to receive a CulturePass by mail (delivery within 10 days) or be sent an email voucher that can be redeemed upon your first visit to any state museum or historic site.

Using your CulturePass

The CulturePass allows one visit to each state museum and historic site. Passes are for general museum and historic site admission only. Films shown in museum theaters and certain special events and programming will incur additional charges. You can start using your pass whenever you want. Passes are nonrefundable and are not replaceable if lost.
Please contact museums and historic sites to verify current hours.

The CulturePass is a program of the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs, the cultural steward charged with preserving and showcasing the state’s cultural riches and one of the largest and most diverse state cultural agencies in the nation. Together, the facilities, programs, and services of the Department support a $5.6 billion cultural industry in New Mexico.

Media Contact: Daniel Zillmann, Marketing Director, New Mexico Department of Affairs, 505-670-4404

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