The Commanding Doctor's Home,constructed in 1911, now houses the Fort Bayard Historical Museum
See hours and contact info below.
Come and Experience a Place Where the Old West Converged With Medical Science
THE FORT BAYARD HISTORIC PRESERVATION SOCIETY WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS, AND IS SEEKING VOLUNTEERS/ FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 575-388-4862!
Image above Fort Bayard Veterans
Baseball Team, about 1926.
Fall Film Series Schedule: All Showings at the Santa Clara Armory, beginning at 7 p.m. Free admission, concessions available.
Nov. 21: "A League of Their Own", starring Tom Hanks
Dec. 5: "Field of Dreams", Kevin Costner
SPRING FILM SERIES WILL BEGIN ON JAN. 9th, and will feature classic films to mark the 75th Anniversary of the end of World War II. Check here often for updated film schedule.
Baseball film series continues at the Santa Clara Armory Building, through November 21. (See list of showings below on this page.)
For more information, call 575-388-4862, or 970-222-5084.
Please note that the Historic Preservation Society operates two separate facilitie, the Museum on site at the historic fort, AND the Santa Clara/Historic Fort Bayard Visitors Center, located in the former National Guard Armory, along US Highway 180, about one and one half miles south of the Fort.
Winter hours are now in effect, at the Commander's Home Museum at Fort Bayard National Historic Landmark, and will be in place through March 2020:
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Special tours may be arranged by calling 970-222-5084, 575-388-4862, or 575-388-4477.
NEW ABBREVIATED WINTER SCHEDULE FOR THE SANTA CLARA/HISTORIC FORT BAYARD VISITORS CENTER, FROM OCTOBER 25-APRIL 1.
The Santa Clara/Historic Fort Bayard Visitors Center is open Fridays and Mondays, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. It is located at 11990 US Hwy 180, 6 miles east of Silver City, on the north side of the highway, in the former National Guard Armory Building.
For more information, email