Stops & Shops
Stops Along The Turquoise Trail
Casa Grande Trading Post, Cerrillos Turquoise Mining Museum & Petting Zoo17 Waldo St
Cerrillos, NM 87010
Send Email »
View Website »
View Facebook Page »
Stop in the historic village of Cerrillos, a short drive off State Highway 14 and visit the 28-room living hacienda of Todd and Patricia Brown. The large adobe building was built in 1975 with 65,000 hand made adobe "mud" bricks. The gift shop has fine jewelry and minerals from many locations including New Mexico. We make over 50 different products. We mine Cerrillos Turquoise at our mining claim "The Little Chalchihuitl and Variscite from our "White Angel" claim. We cut stones and set them in handmade sterling silver jewelry. In the shop you'll find turquoise rings, bracelets, pendants, money clips, tie pins and earrings. Turquoise Mine tours available by advance reservation. The cost is $90.00 per person (2-4 people). The tour takes two hours and includes admission to the Mining Museum and rock yard.
The Mining Museum ($4) features antiques of the area, displays on the Cerrillos Mining District; a large collection of New Mexico minerals, dioramas, photos, old bottles and relics. Our motto is "Beyond these doors the past lives on".
We have a barn yard Petting Zoo with several playful goats, Coco the llama, fancy chickens and pigeons - food is available ($4) in the Gift Shop to feed the animals. Truly a Living Hacienda. Come by and visit!
Photos of Casa Grande Trading Post, Cerrillos Turquoise Mining Museum & Petting Zoo
You might also like to visit
Ortiz Mountains Educational Preserve - A Santa Fe County Open Space Preserve. Visit the Santa Fe County website. http://www.santafecountynm.gov/open_space_and_trails_program
Johnsons of Madrid Galleries of Fine and Fiber Arts-Since 1973 - This is the oldest and largest gallery on the Turquoise Trail. - Artists gallery - Rotating shows featuring 100 local artists - Mel Johnson's solo show - The Handworkshop - Featuring 50 fiber artists including Diana Johnson's La Modista Fashions - Christmas City Gallery of Books and Other Playthings - Toys are Art - Madrid History Show
Roadrunner Studio and Gallery - Fine art by local artists, metal and glass sculptures, paintings of all media, photography & jewelry.
Heaven Boutique - Beautiful & Romantic clothing, jewelry, cards & gifts. Unique Wedding Attire (sizes S-3x) same location 21 yrs!
Stoneridge Realty - Nestled in the Cerrillos Hills. Specializing in adobe homes, rural land & ranches.
Astronomy Adventures - Explore the celestial jewels and wonder found in New Mexico's night sky. Telescopes provided. By Appointment.
Cerrillos Hills State Park - Hike, bike or horseback ride scenic trails. Visit historic mine pits. Programs offered year-round.
Creative Award Concepts, Inc. - Corporate Employee Recognition Programs for Service, Sales, Safety, Productivity, etc. Promotional Products for Business Branding.
Black Bird Saloon - Take a step back in time into an Old West Saloon built in 1885. Serving up good food and genuine hospitality ~ beer, wine & beverages. Open Thurs-Sat 10am -7:45 pm, Sunday 10am - 3pm, Wednesday Special Dinner once a month.
Ghost Town Trading Post & Lodging - Ghost Town Trading Post, Talavera,jewelery,pottery,clothing. GhostTown Lodging and Ghost Town Loft - 2 beautiful self catering apartments with Sat TV,wi fi. In town & very private
Construction AlertDetails about roadway construction on NM 14
Join park manager Peter Lipscomb as he presents a fun and informative program on Bats. Program held at the State Park visitor center.
Event details » View all events »