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The Herzstein Memorial Museum was built in 1919 as a Methodist-Episcopal Church. It features local and area memorabilia that are related to the history and heritage of the area as well as items from around the world. Founded by Albert and Ethel Herzstein, these items are featured in many exhibits, including The Dust Bowl, The Old West, Medical Equipment, The Military, Musical Instruments, Native-American Artifacts, The Original Church Kitchen, Folk Art, Dinosaur Tracks, and The Santa Fe Trail.

Visitors to the museum can also access its archives of photos and documents. The museum was able to preserve nearly all of the outstanding features of the original building from its early days, such as the stained glass windows and white cedar floors.

The Museum has been certified as an official Santa Fe Trail Interpretive Center by the Historic Trails Division of the National Parks Service.
The Museum houses its own Gift Shop where visitors can purchase local crafts, New Mexico and regional souvenirs as well as a selection of dinosaur-related items. The shop also offers a number of books related to northeastern NM.
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