Gadsden Museum: A museum dedicated to Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain and five generations of family history. Home of the famous Gadsden Purchase painting. The most unique guided tour in Southern New Mexico. Currently, the museum is open by appointment only. Please call (575) 526-6293. Location is 1875 Boutz,
Historic Walking Tour of Mesilla, NM: Vesta Siemers and Mary De Varse. This great little publication provides the reader with a wonderful and informative self-paced tour through Old
Mesilla. A copy of this publication can be purchased at Bowlin's Mesilla Book Center on the Plaza.
La Morena: Walking Tours of Historic Mesilla. Preciliana Sandoval, a
fifth-generation native historian invites you to take a walking tour of Mesilla. Visit historic battle sites. Hear romantic ghost stories and feel the centuries old grace of Mesilla. Call (575)
647-2639, for tour schedule.
Basilica of San Albino, north end of the Plaza: Originally built of adobe in 1855. The church was rebuilt to its present structure in 1906. It became a
basilica on November 1, 2008, Visiting hours: 1-3 pm daily; except Sunday. Masses: Sat. 5:30 pm English; Sun. 8 am, Spanish; Sun. 11 am, English; Weekdays 7 am, Spanish. (575)