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You Know History.
Now Discover 
Prehistory.

University
Facilities
Employees

13,500

Years of (Pre)history
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Our Museum and Archaeological Site Audio Tour is here!
This audio tour provides extra narrative to the exhibits and some accessibility to our small museum!

Come into the museum or site and learn all about it!


Check out a short museum preview video below or our museum page here for more info.
We are open!

Museum:
Thurs - Sat: 9 am- 12 pm; 1 pm- 5 pm
Sun: 12 pm- 5 pm

Archaeological Site:
Saturday & Sunday: 9 am - 4 pm

Please visit our Hours page for details on holidays and closures.

 

Visit our Contact page if you have questions or call 575-562-2202.

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Calvin Smith Collection projectile points.

Land Acknowledgment
The Eastern New Mexico University and Blackwater Draw Museum sit on the traditional homelands of the Comanche (Nʉmʉnʉʉ Sookobitʉ), Mescalero Apache, Lipan Apache (Ndé Kónitsąąíí Gokíyaa), and Kiowa (Gáuigú) peoples past and present. We express our gratitude for the opportunity to live, work, and learn on this land. This calls us to commit to continuing to learn how to be better stewards of the land we inhabit as well.
On display now
Beaded Leather
We invite visitors to explore our many beaded leather artifacts with our exhibit Beaded and Beautiful. Check out its online component here.
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All three of these murals, as well as numerous others, were painted by Shirley East for the original museum on Highway 70.

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