Hours/Tours

Admission to the National Scouting Museum, Villa Philmonte, Kit Carson at Rayado, and the Historic Chase Ranch House 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 (12/24-12/25)

National Scouting Museum

 
The National Scouting Museum and Gift Shop are open to the public. 
  June 7 – August 16 August 17 – October 31 November 1 – June 6
Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Sunday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Closed


 
Villa Philmonte

The Villa Philmonte is open to public tours, with a reservation, daily from June 6th – August 16. Call 575-376-2281 and select option 5 to make your reservations. Click here to learn more about the Villa Philmonte.

  June 6- Aug. 16 Aug. 17 – Oct. 31 Nov. 1 – June 5  
Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM Closed  
Saturday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM Closed  
Sunday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm 10:00 AM & 2:00 PM Closed  
 
 

Kit Carson Museum at Rayado

  Summer (June 6- Aug. 16) Fall (Sept. 8 – Oct. 31) Winter (Nov. 1 – June 7)
Monday – Tuesday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Closed Closed
Wednesday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Closed Closed
Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Closed Closed
Sunday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Closed Closed

 

 

Chase Ranch

The Chase Ranch House will not be hosting tours inside the house during the summer of 2023 due to restoration projects being conducted. There will be staff on-site daily from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm to talk about the history of the Chase Ranch. Learn more about the Chase Ranch here

  Summer (June 6- Aug. 16) Fall (Sept. 8 – Oct. 2) Winter (Oct. 2 – June 7)
Monday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Closed Closed
Tuesday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Closed Closed
Saturday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Closed Closed
Sunday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Closed Closed