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Abo Pueblo Ruins

Abo Pueblo Ruins
Abo, Torrance County, New Mexico, 87036
Abo is a pueblo ruin in New Mexico that is preserved in the Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument. There is a trail through the mission ruins, and a 0.5 mile (0.8 km) trail around the unexcavated pueblo ruins.

Acoma Pueblo

Acoma Pueblo
Cibola County, New Mexico
Also known as "Sky City", Acoma Pueblo is a American Indian site built on top of a 367-foot (112 m) sandstone mesa. It is regarded as the oldest continuously inhabited community in the United States.

Albuquerque Biological Park

Albuquerque Biological Park
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, 87102
The ABQ BioPark (or Albuquerque Biological Park) is an environmental museum located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Albuquerque Museum

Albuquerque Museum
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, 87104
The Albuquerque Museum is dedicated to preserving the art of the American Southwest and the history of Albuquerque and the Middle Rio Grande Valley of New Mexico.

Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi

Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87501
The Cathedral Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi, commonly known as Saint Francis Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral in downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is the mother church of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe.

Explora

Explora
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, 87104
Explora is a science center in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Its name is the imperative form of the Spanish language verb explorar, which means to explore.

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87501
The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum is dedicated to the artistic legacy of Georgia O'Keeffe, her life, American modernism, and public engagement. It opened on July 17, 1997, eleven years after the artist's death.

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, 87104
Dedicated to the preservation and perpetuation of Pueblo Indian Culture, History and Art, the Center is a 10,000 sq ft (1,000 m2) museum of the authentic history and artifacts of traditional Pueblo cultures and their contemporary art.

Kimo Theater Historic Site

Kimo Theater Historic Site
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, 87102
The KiMo Theater was built in 1927 in the extravagant Art Deco-Pueblo Revival Style architecture, which is a blend of adobe building styles decorative motifs from indigenous cultures.

Loretto Chapel

Loretto Chapel
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87501
The Loretto Chapel in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is a former Roman Catholic church that is now used as a museum and a wedding chapel.

Museum of International Folk Art

Museum of International Folk Art
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87505
The Museum of International Folk Art is a state-run institution in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is one of many cultural institutions operated by the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs.

National Hispanic Cultural Center

National Hispanic Cultural Center
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, 87102
The National Hispanic Cultural Center is an institution in Albuquerque, New Mexico dedicated to Hispanic culture, arts and humanities. The campus spans 20 acres and is located along the Rio Grande.

National Museum of Nuclear Science & History

National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, 87123
The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History is a national repository of nuclear science information chartered by the 102nd United States Congress and located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

New Mexico Governor's Mansion

New Mexico Governor's Mansion
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87501
The New Mexico Governor's Residence is the official residence of the governor of New Mexico and their family. The current structure has served as the Governor's official residence since 1954. It is the third home to serve this function.

New Mexico History Museum

New Mexico History Museum
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87501
The New Mexico History Museum is a history museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It is part of the state-run Museum of New Mexico system operated by the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs.

New Mexico Museum of Art

New Mexico Museum of Art
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87501
The New Mexico Museum of Art is an art museum in Santa Fe governed by the state of New Mexico. It is one of four state-run museums in Santa Fe that are part of the Museum of New Mexico.

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science

New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, 87104
The Museum houses changing exhibits, a cafe, a gift store, and the Lockheed Martin DynaTheather, a giant screen theater similar to IMAX. Permanent exhibits include a "journey through time", covering the birth of the Universea, a planetarium and two floors

New Mexico State Capitol

New Mexico State Capitol
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87501
Often called the Roundhouse the New Mexico capitol building is the only round state capitol in the United States. The building was designed to resemble the Zia Sun Symbol when viewed from above.

Old Town Albuquerque

Old Town Albuquerque
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, 87104
A popular shopping and tourist destination, Old Town comprises about ten blocks of historic adobe buildings grouped around a central plaza. Many of the buildings are houses that have been converted into restaurants and small art and souvenir shops.

Palace of the Governors

Palace of the Governors
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87501
The Palace of the Governors is the oldest continuously occupied public building in the United States. When New Mexico was annexed as a U.S. territory, the Palace the first territorial capitol.

Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument

Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument
Gran Quivira, New Mexico
These austere yet beautiful reminders of this earliest contact between Pueblo Indians and Spanish Colonials consists of the ruins of four mission churches: Quarai, Abo, Gran Quivira and the partially excavated pueblo of Las Humanas.

Sandia Peak Tramway

Sandia Peak Tramway
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico
The Sandia Peak Tramway stretches from the northeast edge of Albuquerque to Sandia Peak on the ridge line of the Sandia Mountains and has the world's third longest single span.

School for Advanced Research

School for Advanced Research
Santa Fe, New Mexico, 87505
The School for Advanced Research (SAR), until 2007 known as the School of American Research and founded in 1907 as the School for American Archaeology (SAA), is an advanced research center located in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

White Sands National Monument

White Sands National Monument
New Mexico
This New Mexico site comprises the southern part of a 275 square miles (710 km2) field of white sand dunes composed of gypsum crystals. Gypsum is rarely found in the form of sand because it is water-soluble.

New Mexico

New Mexico State Flag
Postal Code: NM
Capital City: Santa-fe
Became a State: January 6, 1912
Population: 2,085,109*
Area: 121,590.30 miles2 (314,919.19 km2)

* 2015 est. U.S. Census Bureau
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Top 10 Most Popular New Mexico Landmarks

  1. Abo Pueblo Ruins
  2. White Sands National Monument
  3. Acoma Pueblo
  4. New Mexico State Capitol
  5. Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument
  6. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
  7. Old Town Albuquerque
  8. Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  9. Palace of the Governors
  10. Kimo Theater Historic Site

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