Hours and Tours

Please schedule tours at least 24 hours in advance by calling the Philmont Museum at 575-376-1136. Admission to all Philmont museums is free.

The National Scouting Museum and all other Philmont Museums will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

  • New Year’s Day (1/1)
  • Labor Day weekend (Saturday – Monday)
  • Thanksgiving weekend (Thursday – Sunday)
  • Christmas (12/23-12/26)

Villa Philmonte

The Villa Philmonte is open for guided tours spring, summer, and fall. Tours begin at the Villa gazebo. Learn more about the Villa Philmonte

  Summer (June 8- Aug. 21) Fall (Sept. 5 – Nov. 9) Winter (Nov. 10– Mar 15)
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM Closed
Saturday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM Closed
Sunday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM Closed Closed

National Scouting Museum

  Summer (June 1- Aug. 22) Fall/Winter (Aug. 23 – May. 31)
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Kit Carson Museum at Rayado

  Summer (June 8- Aug. 21) Fall (Sept. 6 – Oct. 28) Winter (Oct. 28 – June 7)
Monday – Tuesday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM Closed Closed
Wednesday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Closed
Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Closed
Sunday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Closed

Chase Ranch

The Chase Ranch House is open for guided tours summer and fall. Learn more about the Chase Ranch here

  Summer (June 8- Aug. 21) Fall (Sept. 6 – Oct. 28) Winter (Oct. 28 – June 7)
Monday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM Closed Closed
Tuesday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Closed
Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Closed
Sunday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM Closed Closed