Collections storage area at the New Mexico History Museum. Photo by Kirk Gittings (© Kirk Gittings)

Accessing the Object Collection

Artifacts not on exhibit are available for viewing by the public and by researchers through advanced appointments only. In addition, requests to photograph items in our collections are subject to the museum’s photo policy and terms of acquisition for specific objects.

Please fill out the Request for Access to Object Collections form and attach it to your email when contacting us about a visit.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please email

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