Come visit!


Thursday – Monday: 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Final Admission: 4:15 P.M.

Admission Prices

Adults: $7
Seniors/Military (With ID): $5
Ages 6-16: $2
Ruidoso Downs Residents (With ID): $1
Members: Free

Beauty & Strength: the Horse in Art

Whether it with a dusty cowboy on the range, a Native American on the plains, or cavalry troops on the parade grounds, the horse is inseparable from the history and image of the American West.

Opening November 9th, 2019

Southwest Jewelry

Explore the jewelry of the American Southwest. "Southwest Jewelry" features approximately 40 pieces of silver and turquoise jewelry and beadwork from Navajo, Zuni, and Hopi makers. Children and families will have the opportunity to get hands-on experience with jewelry making.

April 2019 - April 2020

Free Spirits at Noisy Water

The “Free Spirits at Noisy Water” sculpture by local bronze artist Dave McGary was installed in July 1995. The eight horse one and a half life-size sculpture represents seven horse breeds – the Standardbred, Morgan, Arabian, Paint (mare and foal), Appaloosa, Quarter Horse, and Thoroughbred.

Upcoming Events

  1. Smithsonian Movie Screening Aerial America: the Wild West

    March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  2. Life Along the Rio Grande

    March 21 @ 9:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm