10am to 5pm
May - August

Clayton, New Mexico

Where History Comes to Life...

From dinosaurs to Outlaws and even confirmed ghosts!

The museum is on the State Register of Historic Places. There is no admission charge to the museum or for the monthly Historical Society programs, but donations are always welcome.

Clayton is a town and county seat of Union County, New Mexico, United States.  As of the 2010 census, the city population was 2,980.  Clayton is a crossroads for tourists heading from Texas to Colorado, and Kansas / Oklahoma / Texas to Taos and Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Welcome to the Best Museum in a Five-State Area

Donations are  gratefully appreciated and are 100% tax-deductible. 


10am to 4pm
September  -  April

Herzstein Memorial Museum

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