Regional
7:57 am
Wed November 9, 2011

NM Museums Offering Free Admission To Veterans

New Mexico – SANTA FE, N.M. (KRWG) State museums and monuments are offering free admission on Veterans Day to New Mexico's active duty military personnel, veterans, their spouses and dependent children.

Cultural Affairs Secretary Veronica Gonzales said the free admission is available Friday at the eight museums and six monuments operated by the Cultural Affairs Department. That includes the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, the New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces and the New Mexico Museum of Space History in Alamogordo.

The New Mexico History Museum in Santa Fe has an exhibit on World War II, including the Bataan Death March, Navajo Code Talkers and the Manhattan Project

Veterans and members of the military will be asked to show identification cards to get the free admission.

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