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Museum and Landmark Admission Fees
  • Adults (16-59): $3

  • Seniors (60+): $2

  • Students/Military: $1

  • Children (6-15): $1

  • Under 6: Free

  • ENMU students/staff: Free

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Did you know?
Admission at either our site or museum gets you into the other for free!
The Blackwater Draw Museum

The Blackwater Draw Museum follows Eastern New Mexico University's academic calendar and closes on the holidays and emergency days. These closures are always posted on our Facebook page @BlackwaterDrawSite. So check there when planning your trip. We close for an hour lunch Thursday - Saturday. When in doubt, call us. We're always happy to help!

1500 S. Ave. K, Portales, NM.

Visit our Directions Page for helpful tips for getting here and parking.

Hours

9 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday - Saturday

12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday

The Blackwater Draw Archaeological Site
National Historic Landmark

The Blackwater Draw National Historic Landmark is open seasonally from April to October and is closed November to March. We close on the holidays, emergency days, and for bad weather. These closures are always posted on our Facebook page @BlackwaterDrawSite. So check there when planning your trip. When in doubt, call us. We're always happy to help!

508 NM-467, Portales, NM.

Visit our Directions Page for helpful tips for getting here and parking.

Hours

April to May & August to October

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday

June to July

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday to Sunday

November to March

Closed for the season

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Jar, Casas Grandes, Prehistoric

For up-to-date changes to our hours of operation, check out our newsfeed here.

The fourth Sunday of every month is free to all... what are you waiting for? Get to Blackwater Draw!             

Hopi spouted jar, Historic age

Spouted jar, Hopi, Historic

Hours and Admission Fees
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