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  • Billy the Kid Museum and Replica Grave

    Billy the Kid Museum and Replica Grave

    Fort Sumner, New Mexico

    Outlaw Billy didn't have much, but much of what he had is displayed here, along with an accurate replica of his grave.

  • Billy the Kid's Grave

    Billy the Kid's Grave

    Fort Sumner, New Mexico

    Enclosed in a steel cage to prevent theft. Outlaw Billy the Kid's punishment is to be not only dead, but to spend eternity behind bars.

  • Atomic Cannon

    Atomic Cannon

    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    One of the surviving M65 280mm Atomic Cannons, designed to fire a nuclear shell far enough so that it would vaporize an enemy without vaporizing itself.

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  • New Mexico Museum of Space History

    New Mexico Museum of Space History

    Alamogordo, New Mexico

    New Mexico reaches for the stars with an educational and amusing collection of exhibits and unique artifacts.

  • National Museum of Nuclear Science and History

    National Museum of Nuclear Science and History

    Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Former National Atomic Museum still packs a punch with weapons and memorabilia of the Atom Age.

  • Teako's Giants of Hatch

    Teako's Giants of Hatch

    Hatch, New Mexico

    Teako Nunn has gathered America's fiberglass statue elite at his BBQ restaurant and RV business.

  • International UFO Museum

    International UFO Museum

    Roswell, New Mexico

    Most serious look at UFOs in town. For those who go bug-eyed over little green men and their cracked-up saucers, the truth is in here.

  • Area 51 Museum, Alien Zone

    Area 51 Museum, Alien Zone

    Roswell, New Mexico

    Pose for gag photos with aliens, and see a black light City of the Future!

  • Roswell Alien Attraction Autopsy

    Roswell Alien Attraction Autopsy

    Roswell, New Mexico

    Bulb-headed aliens and outer space jalopies: a sure sign you've reached downtown Roswell.

  • Tinkertown


    Sandia Park, New Mexico

    Tiny miniatures -- too many to count -- in mechanical motion, the life's work of the late Ross Ward.

  • House of Eternal Return

    House of Eternal Return

    Santa Fe, New Mexico

    A choose-your-own-adventure sci-fi multiverse of art and musical lasers. Wormholes, alternate realities, and a video hamster.

  • Four Corners USA

    Four Corners USA

    Shiprock, New Mexico

    Geographical join point where four states meet, marked with an official seal and ringed by souvenir stands.

  • The Very Large Array (VLA)

    The Very Large Array (VLA)

    Socorro, New Mexico

    Money-shot from countless sci-fi films, the VLA listens for exotic space noise while tolerating terrestrial tourists.

  • World's Largest Pistachio Nut

    World's Largest Pistachio Nut

    Alamogordo, New Mexico

    30 feet high, and painted in bright colors not seen in other giant nuts.

  • White Sands: Alien Dunescape

    White Sands: Alien Dunescape

    Alamogordo, New Mexico

    Ride snow saucers year-round down towering dunes of gypsum crystals. Surprisingly close to civilization for an alien moonscape.

  • Smokey Bear Museum And Grave

    Smokey Bear Museum And Grave

    Capitan, New Mexico

    Smokey Bear was a cartoon character and a real bear. A cartoon lives forever, but the real bear died.

  • El Santuario de Chimayo Shrine

    El Santuario de Chimayo Shrine

    Chimayo, New Mexico

    Miraculous Catholic shrine in New Mexico. Many attest to the spiritual and physical curative powers of faith in the sacred dirt.

  • Apple Boy

    Apple Boy

    High Rolls, New Mexico

    A 13-foot-tall retro apple-headed lad designed by its owners, who are artists and apple fans.

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