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In accordance with revised public health directives, the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) has closed its museums and historic sites to the public until further notice. The safety and well-being of our employees and visitors is the DCA's foremost concern. We appreciate your ongoing support and understanding. Please continue to visit this website for updates and to explore virtual visits, programs, and educational opportunities.

Fort Selden Historic Site

Group Tours

Thank you for your interest in visiting Fort Selden Historic Site. Our staff is eager to meet you and your group or organization. We know that you are going to have a great experience! Please feel free to call us for additional information at 575-202-1638.

 

Group Tours of Fort Selden Historic Site

•Enjoy a guided tour of the site.

•Take your group on a self-guided walking tour.

•Explore the artifacts and information in the Visitor Center.

•Request a special demonstration or group activity.

•Reserve the outdoor pavilion for lunch or other activities.

Key Site Themes:

•Indigenous cultures of Southern NM

•European contact and colonization

•Westward Expansion

•Natural Resource

•Contested space

•Legacy

Tour Planning:

•Group tours are offered at Fort Selden Thursday-Saturday.

•Adult admission is $5 per person. Children 16 and under are free.

•Book your group tour by contacting Instructional Coordinator Alexandra McKinney at alexandra.mckinney@state.nm.us or call 575-202-1638.

•Group tours can be customized to reflect your group’s interests.

•Please submit a request at least three weeks prior to the date of your planned visit.

•Group tours take an average of one and a half hours to complete.

•A staff member or tour guide will meet you at the front desk inside the museum. Please call the desk at 575-526-8911 if your group is running late.

•Please silence your cellphones while on the tour, but feel free to take photographs.

Safety Considerations:

•Guests should stay on the trails.

•Be prepared for seasonal weather changes.

•Do not climb on trees, buildings, rocks, or historic structures.

•Do not disturb wildlife.

•Guests should not pick anything up from the ground.

•Report injuries to a staff member immediately.

Fort Selden Historic Site

Alexandra McKinney              Instructional Coordinator                        New Mexico Historic Sites,          Southern Region alexandra.mckinney@state.nm.us           575-202-1638