El Camino Real International Heritage Center, Socorro

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History Museum
The El Camino Real Historic Trail Site is a center about the culture and history about the El Camino Real trail and the colonization of New Mexico. The center is an official New Mexico Historic Site, and features exhibit panels and artifacts about the people who traveled along the trail, the desert and life in the 18th century.
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  • Learn about the El Camino Real trail that goes from Santa Fe to Mexico that was well traveled by Spanish travelers  more »
  • Sadly, this wonderful museum is permanently closed according to the latest online newsletter. "Budget issues" was the only explanation. Artifacts that had been housed are being dispersed. This is such...  more »
  • This museum/visitor center is extremely well done. It is architecturally beautiful with stunning views of the desert panorama. The displays are high quality and give the patient visitor a good feeling...  more »