April 29, 2020

Our closure (of both site and museum) has been extended through July 31st, in keeping with the guidance of our parent institution, Eastern New Mexico University. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause, and urge you to maintain safety and health best practice...

March 22, 2020

In light of the closure of ENMU and general safety guidelines during the COVID-19 outbreak, the Blackwater Draw Museum is CLOSED to the public, indefinitely. We will update our newsfeed and Facebook as the situation progresses. Staff will still respond to inquiries dur...

May 28, 2019

Hi all,

We will be opening after lunch on June 21st, 2019 (which is a Friday) due to staffing issues. We hope this doesn't adversely impact anyone's plans! 

Hope to see you at site and museum this summer!!

April 5, 2019

ALERT: THE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED BETWEEN APRIL 8 AND APRIL 15 DUE TO STAFF ATTENDANCE AT THE SOCIETY FOR AMERICAN ARCHAEOLOGY ANNUAL MEETING. THE SITE WILL BE OPEN THE WEEKEND OF APRIL 13-14 AS USUAL.

We apologize for the inconvenience, but we will have some awsome pict...

January 8, 2019

We will be closed for part of Wednesday, January 9th and closed on Friday, January 11th. We apologize for the inconvenience… many of our student employees are still trickling back after their breaks (lucky ducks!)

October 16, 2018

IMPORTANT NOTE: The museum will be closed for most of the week of October 21-27. We simply don't have the staff for that week due to conferences and events around campus. Please call before making your plans! We plan to be open Sunday, Tuesday after 1, Thursday after 1...

September 2, 2018

Hi all,

We apologize for the inconvenience but the archaeological site will be closed on Sunday, September 2nd due to the weather. Our trails are washed out and are not safe for visitation.

We apologize for the inconvenience!

August 10, 2018

It's that time of year, y'all. It's bittersweet: yes, we're shutting down the site soon, and we're dropping down to our fall hours, but Atlatl Day is coming up, too! It's not all tears.

Please take care when planning your trip to Blackwater Draw. For the last two weeks...

July 4, 2018

Hi all, Happy Fourth of July! The Landmark (archaeological site) will be open today until 5 pm. You can go to our "About" page for directions.

The museum will NOT be open today, as the University is closed for the holiday and the museum is on the ENMU campus. 

We apologi...

April 4, 2018

Happy Wednesday!

The Blackwater Draw Museum will have intermittent hours today (Wednesday, April 4th) because of ENMU’s Student Research and Creativity Conference. We are primarily staffed by our awesome students, many of whom are presenting their work!

Sorry for the inc...

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