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THE COLFAX COUNTY WAR: A lecture by Stephen Zimmer

At the Raton Museum on July 7 historian Stephen Zimmer will survey the events that led up to the confrontations of the war which was one of the most famous in the history of the American West.  Relying on first person accounts and extensive research he will detail episodes of the discord and the resultant…

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Music From the Ranch and the Open Range

Chautauqua presentation by Steve Cormier at The Raton Museum             Friday May 11, 2018 at 6 pm Music From the Ranch and the Open Range Steve Cormier earned a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of New Mexico, with a dissertation on twentieth century New Mexico ranching. He has…

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Happy Holidays from The Raton Museum

Admission Fee $3.00 Month of December 2017 Hours:  Wed – Sat  10:am – 4:pm The Raton Museum is offering you a discounted rate for admission during the month of December.  With the hustle & bustle of the season we invite everyone to stop by. Relax, Reflect, and Make Moments Matter.  Memories you make will be…

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HALL OF HEROES

October 18 – November 15 Upstairs Gallery FREE ADMISSION for Veterans and Active Duty   The Raton Museum invites you to Honor our American Heroes The annual display of Hall of Heroes is now open and will remain open through November 15, 2017 located in the Upstairs Gallery of the Raton Museum; in Raton’s historic district;…

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A STICH IN TIME

“A STICH IN TIME” Hosted by The Raton Museum and The Willow Springs Quilt Guild is on display now at The Raton Museum. Wednesday – Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm Upstairs Gallery Join us for HI TEA February 11, 2017 at 3:00pm Hats and Gloves optional…but wouldn’t it be fun to flaunt them!

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THE BILL OF RIGHTS AND YOU

The Bill of Rights and You Raton,New Mexico…On January 11,2017, the Raton Museum will host a new pop-up exhibition from the National Archives, The Bill of Rights and You, commemorating the 225th anniversary of the ratification of this landmark document. The Bill of Rights and You spotlights one of the most remarkable periods in American history, explores…