There’s A Castle In New Mexico That’s Also A Turquoise Museum And It’s A Gem-Lovers Happy Place

If there’s any gemstone undoubtedly associated with the Southwest, it’s turquoise. Sturdy, earthy, and available in a wide array of colors that remind you of the sky and water, turquoise is an alluring stone that characterizes life in this region.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

It is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets start at $16. You can find additional information about the museum, its history, and purchase tickets by visiting their website or Facebook page.

Website: Turquoise Museum
Facebook: Turquoise Museum
Address: 400 Second St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Phone: 505-433-3684

While you’re in the area, grab a bite to eat at The Standard Diner located just a half-mile away. Read more about the cool ambiance and delicious menu options in This Gas Station Turned Diner Will Be Your New Favorite Spot To Fill Up Your Tummy.

Address: 400 2nd St SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA