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Directions and Information for Visitors

Located 12 miles east of Capitan on U.S. Highway 380 and just 35 miles northeast of Ruidoso, the State Monument museums are open seven days a week, except for Christmas, New Year, Easter and Thanksgiving days.  (The Tunstall Store and Dr. Woods House are closed during winter months, November 1-April 1.)  

The Old Lincoln Days and Pageant are held annually the first full weekend in August and other special events occur throughout the year.  For more information call the Lincoln State Monument at 575-653-4372.

Admission to the museums is $5.00 per adult, with children 16 and under free with a paying adult.  Free admission is offered to New Mexico residents on Sundays and to New Mexico seniors on Wednesdays.