COVID-19 Closure:
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.

Virtual Classroom



New Mexico Historic Sites Virtual Classroom Program 

New Mexico Historic Sites belong to the people of our great state and in an effort to make on-site experiences available to every student during this unprecedented time.  

Beginning on Tuesday March 24, 2020, a new program will be released daily, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. A link to each lesson will be added to the menu on the right of this page

Each new program will consist of: 

  • A pre-lesson packet that will contain background information, learning objectives and links to New Mexico Content Standards aligned with the lesson for the appropriate grades. 
  • An activity designed to be completed during the lesson for K-4th Grades, 5th -8th Grades, and 9th-12th.
  • A pre-recorded video lesson led by one of our professional interpretive staff members which will be archived via our YouTube Channel.