On Exhibit Now
Nuestra Voz: The Chihuahua Hill Story (Opening 9/29)
Explore the history and voices of one of Silver City’s first neighborhoods with Nuestra Voz: The Chihuahua Hill Story, the Silver City Museum's most ambitious project to date. More than three years in the making, this captivating exhibit invites you to explore the rich tapestry of Chihuahua Hill's evolution, from its roots in San Vicente de la Cienega to its transformation into a vibrant community integral to Silver City's heritage.
Watch the trailer below to learn more
The Life and Times of Arturo Flores
Celebrating the life of the local labor activist and photographer Arturo Flores, featuring medals, letters, and photographs from throughout his life including during the 15-month Empire Zinc Strike, also known as the Salt of the Earth Strike. The exhibit is open in the Silver City Museum's Dodge Gallery.
In the Works
Booms & Busts
Based on WNMU Professor of History Dr. Scott Fritz's research, this exhibit uses historical photos and objects to tell the "rocky" story of Silver City and Grant County's mining, ranching, and mercantile economy. It includes a safe with unique defense mechanism, and an all-ages interactive activity that demonstrates the impact of ore prices on the livelihoods of early Silver Citians!