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Lordsburg Hidalgo County Museum

710 East 2nd Street
Lordsburg, NM 88045
Monday - Friday, 1-5 PM

Dedicated to preserving our past for our future.


Prisoner of War Room

This nationally recognized display is one of the most complete collections of POW history and memorabilia in existence.

More things to see:

The Great Room inside the
Museum includes:

The Western Village

Scenes from the past

Antique Tools

Arrowhead Collection

Mineral and Rock Collection

The Bottle Room
Avon bottle collection spanning 43 years.

And many other items of interest

The Johnson Photo Room

Comprehensive pictorial history of the area from the 1800s to the present.

The Dr. Baxter Room
Treatment room of our
beloved town doctor & friend, Dr. James H. Baxter.

The Military Room

Artifacts from WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm and since.

The Mining Room
Genuine artifacts highlighting one of the Southwest's economic mainstays.

Lindberg comes to Lordsburg.

Lordsburg Airport

Charles Lindbergh lands in Lordsburg, September 1927, to promote aviation and dedicate the airport, the oldest in the State of New Mexico.

A County Heritage

Hidalgo County Cattle Growers Association Hall of Fame Room

Honoring area ranchers who have made a positive impact on the Hidalgo County ranching industry.

Lordsburg-Hidalgo County Museum is non-profit and operated in part by volunteers. Exhibit items are donated by area citizens. If you have items that are interesting & important in the area's history, please consider donating them to your Museum so they can be shared by generations to come.

Contact City Hall for info: 575-542-3507