Historical Society For Southeast New Mexico


Due to state mandates this attraction is closed. Please refer back and check our site regularly for updated information as we adjust to navigating towards safely re-opening. 


Once the stately home of Mr. and Mrs. James Phelps White and a Roswell Landmark since its completion in 1912, this grand house now serves as the Historical center for Southeast New Mexico’s Museum and Archives. The Museum is a reminder of turn-of-the-Century life in Chaves County.

Admission is free

200 N. Lea
Roswell, NM 88201

Hours of Operation
Museum: Monday – Sunday, 1 – 4 p.m.
Office: Monday –  Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Archive Center: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1 – 4 p.m. and by appointment
Closed Easter, July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day