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THE SACRAMENTO MOUNTAINS HISTORICAL MUSEUM

Email the Museum or Phone 575-682-2932

   In the Museum’s Gift Shop, there are a number of books about area-wide history   They include “Apache Voices,” a collection of stories told to Eve Ball, which sells for $20, “The Cloud Climbing Railroad,” about the Alamogordo and Sacramento Mountain Railroad and the founding of Cloudcroft, which sells for $15, “The Day The Sun Rose Twice,” about the first atomic device - which was previously mentioned - that sells for $17, “High Noon In Lincoln,” about the Lincoln County War and Billy the Kid, which sells for $18, “Santana, War Chief of the Apaches,” that tells the story of the Mescalero Apaches, which sells for $17, the G.E. Miller collection of early area photos, which costs $10, “My Cloudcroft,” about the remembrances of Aaron Edwards on Cloudcroft people and events, which costs $5, and “Tularosa,” the story of the settling of this region, which sells for $18. Several of these books were recently sold out and had to be re-stocked. There are a number of other items, such as Cloudcroft Centennial coins at $5 each and 8 oz. burlap bags of pistachios at $5 per bag, for sale in the gift shop, so come by, look them over, and pick out the ones you want. 

The Museum's Archive of Photos can
now be viewed and ordered online!

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      If you are not presently a member of the Historical Society, we hope that you will consider membership for this year. It runs $25 for a family or business membership, and $12.50 for an individual. The dues help us operate the Museum and continue with the ongoing research being done, display updating, and placing of information into our computer system.  Forms are available at the Museum, or you can call and one will be mailed to you.  Please consider joining us, now that we have completed our first twenty six years of existence, and are continuing on with the goals that were established back in 1977.   In the Museum’s Gift Shop, there are a number of books about area-wide history that you might consider as Christmas gifts for either a friend or for yourself.

   Winter hours are Friday and Saturday 10AM-4PM, weather permitting. Summer hours are Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 10AM-4PM and Sun 1PM-4PM. Guided tours are available with 2 weeks advanced notice and a reservation. A military discount of $1.00 off admission for everyone in the soldier's party with military ID is offered. Admission is $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children from six to twelve years of age. Younger children are admitted free.

   If you should have any questions, comments, or suggestions about the Museum or the Historical Society, please call the Museum at (575) 682-2932, or write to us at PO Box 435, Cloudcroft, NM  88317.

Slides of the Museum and the Pioneer Village