The Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame
The home of "Hobbspitality," located on the Campus of New Mexico Junior College in Hobbs, NM, the Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame strives to be the regional leader in the preservation and exhibition of artifacts and materials documenting the Cowboy and Ranching Heritage of Southeast New Mexico and West Texas.
"Where oil, water and cowboys DO mix!"
We now have lesson plans for the permanent collection at the Museum as well as our current traveling exhibit. Check out our Education Page and download the lesson plans.
Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame Nominations
Would you like to nominate someone for the Bronze Cowboy award to be presented on November 7? You must be a member of the Western Heritage Museum & Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame and your nominee must meet the guidelines. If they don't meet the guidelines but should still be honored, they can be considered for Silver Concho. Click here for a nomination form.
NMJC Then & Now Challenge
We are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of NMJC. We encourage you to find out for yourself just how much the NMJC campus has changed in 50 years with the NMJC Then & Now Challenge.