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Mineralogical Museum

Fossils, more than 9,500

Socorro, NM Museums

Historic Walking Tour

Garcia Opera House, Socorro Plaza, Spanish colonial & territorial architecture. Also, Old San Miguel Mission, active 1915-1928; south wall dates from 1598

Socorro, NM Tours



Quebradas Backcountry Byway

24 miles, showcases wildlife, rock formations, colored cliffs, arroyos. Two access areas: 1) Go 2 miles north of Socoro on I-25

Socorro, NM Scenic Drives

Things to do near Socorro, NM

Lady on the Mountain

Natural rock formation resembles profile of Mary of Magdalene on side of Magdalena Mountain....

Truth Or Consequences Municipal Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Langmuir Laboratory

Late June to late August lightning and thunderstorm research; gate blocks last mile to laboratory (gate is often closed). Hik...

Nutcracker Suite Pecan Farms

Antique car collection, Sat. BBQ, covered-wagon rides, gift / candy shop. Shelling-plant tours available....

VLA National Radio Astronomy Observatory

World's largest radio-telescope array. Self-guided tours 8:30 a.m. to dusk. On Plains of San Agustin. Fascinating visitor cen...