1951 Cortland Drive, Farmington, NM, US, 87401
- Phone: (505) 325-9414
- Fax: (505) 325-4606
Arts & Museums
Located on the main street in the town of Farmington, the Farmington Museum and Visitor's Center comprises two permanent exhibits; one revolves around the history of Farmington which is known as 'Farmington: 100 Years of Change', and another known as 'From Dinosaurs to Drill Bits'. Also hosted are various indoor and outdoor events along with regional and national art exhibitions from time to time.
Located within the vicinity of the Pioneer Village, the Aztec Museum exhibits a plethora of items that show how the city has been a pioneer in the state for using natural gas at both domestic and industrial levels. There's a life-size oil rig and doghouse on-site that are accompanied by a plethora of oil field tools. Apart from that, the Pioneer Room at the Aztec Museum offers information, by way of photographs and artifacts, about the most influential families of the region. The Aztec Museum has an impressive collection of antique clocks, telephone equipments, Indian art and crafts, mining tools along with a display of fossils, rock collections and minerals. Call ahead or visit the website to know more.