Western New Mexico University Museum, Silver City

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WNMU Museum advances understanding of the diverse cultural and artist heritages of Southwest New Mexico through research, collection, exhibition, interpretation, and exhibition; creates opportunities for visitors to experience authentic and significant artifacts and art firsthand in meaningful contexts; and supports and enriches the educational mission of Western New Mexico University.
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  • The WNMU collection of Mimbres pottery is probably the only major collection of the charming creations of this ancient, local culture - a part of the Mogollon peoples of Arizona and New Mexico. It is ...  more »
  • Very impressive. It was evident that the University had done a lot of research and collecting through the years.  more »
  • This highly recommended museum of ancient Puebloan artifacts is in a temporary location due to the renovation of the permanent site on the campus of Western New Mexico University. We went anyway and a...  more »
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  • School is on a hillside. As a newbie, I was unable to find a quad or central meeting place on campus.
  • Great collection of Mimbres pottery!

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