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Farmington Museum, Farmington

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Welcome to the official Facebook page for the Farmington Museum a division of the City of Farmington's Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs! The Farmington Museum at Gateway Park is located on Main Street in the center of town and is also host to the Farmington Convention & Visitor's Bureau. The facility showcases a long-term exhibit: "Three Waters Trading Post" and numerous changing and traveling exhibits. The Museum presents a wide variety of indoor and outdoor events throughout the year as well as "Currents," the Farmington Museum store.

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  • Our hotel recommended we stop here since I was looking for a New Mexican cookbook. The museum was not open but we could not tell that from the car since the times had changed. Anyhow, as we walked.....  more »
  • Visited while in area. Current exhibits feature Trex dinosaur skeleton and description/history. Other exhibits included oil/gas history and memorabilia from this area of NW New Mexico. There is no...  more »
  • Farmington Museum brings a wide variety of exhibits to an otherwise rural place where many would not be able to see things like a T-Rex or a sunken pirate ship. The facility is beautiful and always...  more »
  • Fun place to occasionally visit if bored. My sons love the special exhibits that come in (especially the dinosaurs!), and I love the photography from the locals, but if none of that is there its honestly kinda boring. But they do have sparkling clean facilities and friendly staff! And we had some friends who got married there, it was perfect for a wedding!
  • The museum brings in a nice variety of traveling exhibits to match the great permanent exhibits and info on local history. Local histories can also be picked up at the bookstore. Don't forget to check out the river terrace garden. Beautiful spot to take in a SJC outdoor concert!
  • Stan the t-rex was awesome.
  • The FARMINGTON MUSEUM is a beautiful testament to the history and culture of Farmington. The Trading Post exhibit is fascinating and educational, and the art exhibit has a wonderful collection of artwork. The nature park outside overlooking the river is beautiful and peaceful. Entrance is free. Highly recommended.
  • Very nice displays

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