The Western Heritage Museum and Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame

Museum Closing for Titanic Setup

Begining on July 5, the Museum will be closed to the public as we setup Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition which opens July 28.

Check out our Newsletter for more informaiton on this.


Special Museum Hours during Titanic:

Monday-Saturday: 9am-7pm

Sunday: 1-7pm


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!"

Check out this article in the Albuquerque Journal about Hobbs and the Museum!


Virtual Tour

The Museum may be closed for a month but you can still tour the Museum. Check out our new phone app: Or download it on the Play or iTunes store. You'll learn fun facts about the museum and the surrounding area.

Museum Trek!

Join us as we explore the Museum with a fun new program called Museum Trek. Using your smart device (Android and Apple), find the program here Museum Trek. We have many fun treks to choose from at this time and will be adding more for different age groups and exhibits.