Western New Mexico University Museum, Silver City

4.5
#3 of 6 in Things to do in Silver City
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.
Before you head to Silver City, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Silver City trip itinerary builder, to make sure you see all that Silver City has to offer, including Western New Mexico University Museum.
Source
map
Create an itinerary including Western New Mexico University Museum
Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
73 reviews
Google
4.0
TripAdvisor
  • June 14, 2017
    Very impressive. It was evident that the University had done a lot of research and collecting through the years.  more »
  • November 9, 2016
    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 »
  • November 4, 2016
    There is only one display cabinet in a building away from the original museum while the building/museum is being renovated. The items displayed were tremendous examples of Mimbres. No pictures and lim...  more »
Google
  • August 4, 2016
    School is on a hillside. As a newbie, I was unable to find a quad or central meeting place on campus.
  • April 2, 2011
    Great collection of Mimbres pottery!

Plan your trip to Silver City

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Silver City

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Silver City by other users

16 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Silver City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, outdoors, beaches, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 1 day in Silver City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 8 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Silver City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 7 days in Silver City & Mackinac Island BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 13 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, kids, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 15 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 12 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, outdoors, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 4 days in Silver City & Ruidoso BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Silver City BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans