This Living History Museum In New Mexico Is So Cool, You Won’t Even Know You’re Learning

El Rancho de las Golondrinas gives visitors an up-close look at Territorial New Mexico history. Not only can you visit with costumed docents as they “live” and work in a restored rancho, the museum hosts an exciting array of festivals and events. This family-friendly museum proves that you can learn stuff and still have fun.

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Have you been to Rancho de las Golondrinas? Did you go to a festival? Which are your favorites?