Historical Attractions in CARLSBAD with kids

You’ve heard the saying “History can be fun”…well, we think history IS fun (especially in Carlsbad, New Mexico!)

Carlsbad is filled with history, and what better way to learn about it with children than to experience the many places to visit in this The Land of Enchantment city that can actually take you back in time!

Historical attractions come in all shapes and sizes. There are landmarks where iconic events happened. There are homes of historic figures filled with treasures and artifacts from their amazing lives. There are historic buildings whose walls are filled with stories from Carlsbad’s past. 

The best way for kids to learn about history, is to actually visit the places where history happened. It makes sense! Kids can use their imagination as they read and hear all about events, people and places, and feel like they have gone back in time.

There are plenty of things to do with kids in Carlsbad when it comes to history, so what are we waiting for - let’s GO! 

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  • International UFO Museum

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    (67 miles) Roswell

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  • Roswell Museum and Art Center

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    (68 miles) Roswell

    The Roswell Museum and Art Center inspires discovery, creativity, and cultural understanding of the art and history of the American Southwest and beyond.

  • National Solar Observatory

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    (93 miles) Sunspot

    The National Solar Observatory at Sacramento Peak welcomes visitors during the daytime. The Observatory is open to the public between dawn and dusk. To find out how to get here, read the road ...

  • Spring River Park and Zoo

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    (68 miles) Roswell

    The ONLY FREE zoo in New Mexico! Animal fun for the family with native and exotic animals, as well as a carousel and mini train.

  • Carlsbad Caverns

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    (21 miles) Carlsbad

    Explore natural wonders, from deep rocky canyons, desert wildlife to more than 119 known caves below the surface! Incredible nature in New Mexico