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December Events at the Las Cruces Railroad Museum 2017

The Las Cruces Railroad museum hosts special activities during the month of December for the whole family to enjoy! Choose an activity that fits your family, and enjoy it in our historic museum.

Beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 1, Santa will be the main attraction at the museum’s “Holiday Open House”. His arrival signals the start of festivities which include special holiday model trains; extravagant decorations throughout the building, including five beautiful Christmas trees; free crafts for kids; holiday music; and cider and cookies for all. Festivities end at 8 p.m.

A free shuttle service will be available through RoadRUNNER Transit. It will be available from Las Cruces Downtown and City Hall/Branigan Library to the Railroad Museum between 4:30 and 8 p.m. The shuttle will operate every ten minutes during this time frame.

The holiday trains and decorations will be on display throughout the month of December. The trees make wonderful backdrops for your family holiday pictures.

Coloring Club for Adults will meet from 10 a.m. to noon on December 8 and December 22. This is a chance to enjoy socializing with other adults while expressing yourself creatively. Bring your own supplies or use our coloring pages and colored pencils.

All city museums will be closed Saturday - Tuesday, December 23 – 26.

The museum is located at 351 N. Mesilla Street and is open from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. For additional information, visit or call (575) 647-4480.