Layland Museum

Layland Museum

Shelter, foodways, clothing, art and craft, transportation, and leisure are topics discussed in exhibits of artifacts, graphics, and text. In the First Peoples Gallery, visitors can explore 300 years of Native American life. The Settler’s Gallery dcouments the 1840-1900 frontier period. The 20th Century Gallery chronicles town life and women’s emancipation. On the Museum grounds rests a retired 1920s Santa Fe Railway caboose. Restored in 1989, the interior features the original oil stove, bunk beds, radio, and tools used by crews as home-away-from-home.