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Annual Open House & Meeting

The Raton Museum invites you to attend an afternoon of Christmas joy, fellowship and remembrance. It is the time of year for us to say thank you to each and every one of you for your continued support in preserving our history. Thursday, December 20, 2018 2:00pm  –  4:00pm

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Raton Lights of the Season

The Raton Museum is pleased to offer an exhibit of photographs from the Robert Campbell Collection.  Reflecting Raton at Christmas time in the 1930s. Trees and Toys will also fill the Gallery. Raton Lights will be on exhibit December 5, 2018  thru  January 12, 2019 Winter Hours: Wednesday – Saturday  10-4

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LIFE IN THE COAL CAMP

Life in the Coal Camp Program presented by: George (Judo) Yaksich  Saturday, September 29, 2018 4:00pm The Raton Museum 108 South Second St.

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THE RAILROADS OF NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO

Presented by: Fred Friedman – NM Railroad Historian, Member of Historical Society of NM Speakers Bureau. The Raton Museum – August 4, 2018  4:00PM Railroads were the Space Program of the 1800’s and communities like Raton, Clayton, Cimarron, Las Vegas and others were linked together by steel rails, thousands of miles long and four and…

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Reflections in Glass

The Raton Museum and the Raton Chamber will be hosting a reception on Saturday, July 28th from 2-4pm at the Raton Museum,108 South Second St.  The Museum will feature an exhibit of images by photographer Robert L. Campbell. Reflecting on the journey of this historic collection will be…. • Raton Museum Curator – Roger J…

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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…