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Raton's beautiful landscape make it a premier outdoor destination, but we're more than a beautiful destination, our culture runs deep.


We are home to the Historic Shuler Theater that continues to host a year-round performing arts season, the Old Pass Gallery where local artists display their work, and the Raton Museum where our City's history is well preserved.


Looking for family fun? Check out the Raton Aquatic Center which is open year-round or catch a movie at the historic El Raton Theater. There's much more to see and we have something for everyone.


Come experience what Raton has to offer!


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The Raton Museum
The Shuler Theater
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Arts & Culture

In the heart of Downtown Raton, is our Historic Arts & Cultural District where many nonprofits come together to promote theatrical teaching and performances, art shows, and galleries of local artisans. Not to mention, the takeover and renovation of our historic El Raton Theatre where numerous people over the years have enjoyed film and movies.

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As the gate city into New Mexico, let us open your palette to delicious green chile recipes and homegrown businesses proud of their heritage. Explore Raton and eat with us!

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The greatest driver of tourists to Raton is our unique signature event held year round. Just a few words to describe the fun: hot air balloons, big musical talent, motorcycles, the Southwest Chief, outdoor relays, and lip sync competitions.

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