Fort Stanton Historic Site

Plan Your Visit


8:00am-5:00pm Grounds Open Daily
10:00am-4pm Museum Open Daily

Closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. 

Admission Prices:
Admission is free.

Capitan, New Mexico

Fort Stanton is located just off the Billy the Kid Scenic Byway (Hwy 380) on Hwy 220 at the Bonito River. The turnoff to Hwy 220 is 4 miles southeast of Capitan on the Byway or 10 miles west of Lincoln, NM.

Fort Stanton Historic Site

Ft. Stanton Historic Site

PO Box 36, Fort Stanton, NM 88323
575-354-0341 (museum)
575-354-2250 (maintenance)