Museum Exhibits

Basin Historical Society Museum Exhibits

One our most unique exhibits is a 47 Star, US Flag.  As of this time, we only know of one other 47 star flag. It is located at the Museum at the Palace of Governors in Santa Fe.

Discover Hazel Shelton CrebbsAlamogordo High School’s first and only graduate of the class of 1911.
See a cradle board once used by many Mescalero Apache women to carry their infants.

Browse countless photographs of Alamogordo as it appeared in the late 1800s and early to middle 1900s.

Study pictures and information on the Atomic detonation conducted at Trinity Site on July 16, 1945.

Boy Scouting Exhibit
Organized by the Baden Powell Society of Yucca Council. Contributions from Alamogordo, Las Cruces, and El Paso, Texas.
Feast Day of the Lady of the Light, “Nuestra La Senora de La Luz – Help Needed! Do you have any information about this event or our featured painting? 

Come take a look at the Museum’s arrowhead and mineral collections consisting of nearly one hundred entries.