* The Museum of New Mexico is celebrating its 100 year anniversary. You can visit the Palace of Governors, the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, the New Mexico Museum of Art, the Museum of International Folk Art, or any of the six New Mexico State Monuments.
* The New Mexico History Museum is our state's newest museum. According to the website, the museum's mission is:
The New Mexico History Museum began as the development of a storage facility for collections at the Palace of the Governors decades ago and has evolved into a first-class museum project, spurred by the national rethinking of the role history useums play in communities. They are no longer attics or basements full of long-forgotten objects. They are now places that partner in education, civic engagement, and social change.
* Historical Museum Guide for New Mexico lists museums by county.
* The New Mexico Tourism Department and the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs offer information about destinations throughout the state.
* The National Hispanic Cultural Center offers art exhibitions, music and dramatic programs, a genealogy library, and much more.
* El Rancho de Las Golondrinas is a living history museum that portrays Spanish colonial life.
* Don't forget to visit New Mexico's libraries and archives! The Rocky Mountain Online Archive has a list of participating libraries and archives throughout the site. One important library that is not listed on the site is the Albuquerque Special Collections Library.
* Catch the RailRunner Express to get to your destination!
Additional places mentioned by our readers:
* El Moro National Monument - according to our reader William: "Among other things to see, the following inscription by Ramon Garcia Juradao three hundred years ago (translated from the Spanish original):'On the 25th of the month of June, of this year of 1709, passed by here on the way to Zuni, Ramon Garcia Jurado.' "