LOS LUNAS, N.M. (KRQE) – The Los Lunas Museum of Heritage & Arts has a new exhibit looking at New Mexico’s contributions to the U.S. Navy despite being landlocked. There are 95 U.S. Navy, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marine ships named after people and geographic locations in the state.
The exhibit “New Mexico’s Navy” also features a USS New Mexico model battleship on loan from the New Mexico History Museum. The exhibit will be on display from June 26 through August 21.
Museum admission is free and the museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information on the Los LUnas Museum of Heritage & Arts, visit loslunasnm.gov/104/Museum-of-Heritage-and-Arts.