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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.
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.

The Ailman Family:
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Wilderness: Closes Nov 30
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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For unique gifts, the Museum Store features a selection of works by talented New Mexico artists and craftspeople. Choose from one-of-a-kind handcrafted jewelry and pottery in addition to an excellent selection of southwest books and gifts. The Museum Store is happy to accept phone orders for featured items displayed in our Online Store. Or, use PayPal or your Credit Card to purchase items online. For information on sales, shipping, or items in general, please email or call 575-538-5921.
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Volunteer of the Month
Phyllis McQuaide has been helping out at the museum for 2½ years. Currently, she is the president of the Silver City Museum Society.
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