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The Silver City Museum creates opportunities for residents and visitors to explore, understand, and celebrate the rich and diverse cultural heritage of southwestern New Mexico by collecting, preserving, researching and interpreting the region's unique history.
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Museum events educate and entertain residents and visitors interested in the rich and diverse history of southwest New Mexico. A wide range of events draw the whole family to the Museum. The Ailman House and all it contains are preserved for the future.

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Museum exhibits present our collections as well as materials from other sources. Our collection comprises well over 20,000 objects & approximately 17,000 photos. Unique interactive exhibits bring the collection and the history of southwest New Mexico to life for adults and children.

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Mining History →
50 Year Anniversary →

Our focus on public education includes programming to adults and to children, residents and visitors. Exhibits illustrate the cultural heritage of southwestern New Mexico and the Town of Silver City through our unique permanent collections. Events and activities link local residents and visitors to cultural events with historical significance.
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Museum Job Openings
Registrar-Collections Manager
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Volunteer Event Coordintor
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Museum 50th Anniversary
The Museum Society Capital Campaign is underway.

Our 50th Anniversary Exhibit opens May 19
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PNM PowerUp Grant received for Museum courtyard renovations!

New Exhibit:
The Disappearing Mining Landscape of Grant County
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