Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now

Long Term Exhibition

Telling New Mexico: Stories from Then and Now, the main exhibition of the New Mexico History Museum, sweeps across more than 500 years of stories - from early Native inhabitants to today’s residents - told through artifacts, films, photographs, computer interactives, oral histories and more. Together, they breath life into the people who made the American West: Native Americans, Spanish colonists, Mexican traders, Santa Fe Trail riders, fur trappers, outlaws, railroad men, scientists, hippies and artists.

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Native American exhibit

Spanish Colonial Leather Chest from Mexico

Leg Iron, ca. 1880s

Kit Carson Gaming Table

Gen. Kearny's Field Desk

Schlatters Healing Rod

Halberd Head, ca. 1600

Bullet Pouch

Nuestra Senora de la Luz, ca. 1939

Pancho Villa death mask

Spiegelberg's Watch

Tiffany humidor from the USS

Tiffany lighter from the USS

Wood violin

47-Star Flag

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