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5 Tours in New Mexico

Eagle Ranch (Pistachio Nuts )
Alamogordo, NM

One of the most popular attractions at Eagle Ranch is our free farm tour. These tours offer our visitors an in-depth look at just how our delicious pistachios are grown and processed.

Eagle Ranch is a self contained agribusiness which means that we do everything to the crop, from start to finish, right here on premise. Tours take about forty-five minutes, and during that time, you'll visit the field, the processing plant, and packaging and shipping departments. It's a walking tour with wheelchair accessibility.

Located in south central New Mexico, Eagle Ranch is near the white gypsum sand dunes ...
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Intel Visitors Center (New Mexico)
Albuquerque, NM

Our employees manufacture and test some of the most sophisticated products the world has ever seen. They also take their talent and dedication beyond Intel's walls into the community, where they are actively involved in education and civic programs.

Intel coordinates employee volunteer programs and actively looks for opportunities to improve the quality of life. Whether our employees are mentoring students, coaching sports teams, or spearheading a food drive, they are living up to Intel's corporate value of being an asset to the community.


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Shidoni Foundry
Santa Fe, NM

One of the greatest resources available for sculptors and art collectors is located five miles north of Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the village of Tesuque (te-soo-ke). Shidoni, a bronze art foundry, sculpture garden and gallery, is situated along the Rio Tesuque on a former apple orchard. Visitors have the opportunity to watch 2000 degree molten bronze being poured into ceramic shell molds, stroll around the sculpture garden and visit the gallery which represents 100 different sculptors from all over the country. ?Shidoni? is a Navajo word used as a greeting to a friend. If you are an artist in ...
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Spaceport America
Las Cruces, NM

Although not technically a factory tour we have included this tour because it offer a unique experience to see the evolution of the future of space travel. The tour details are below.

The unveiling of the Spaceport America brand shines light on a visionary project many years in the making. New Mexico?s weather and wide-open spaces have been ideal for the aerospace industry since Robert Goddard, the Father of Modern Rocketry, began conducting research in Roswell in the 1930s. He was followed by Wernher von Braun in the 1940s, and NASA in the 1980s.

By the early 1990s, a ...
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Very Large Array
Socorro, NM

The VLA is located 50 miles west of Socorro on U.S. Highway 60. From U.S. 60, turn South on NM 52, then West on the VLA access road, which is well marked. Signs will point you to the Visitor Center.

What You Will See
The Visitor Center is open every day from 8:30 a.m. to dusk. As you enter, a sign will point you toward the theater, a good place to begin your tour. The 9-minute video presentation was produced in 2002. It provides an understandable overview of radio astronomy, interferometry, and the VLA itself. You will then want to ...
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