3041 East Main
HOURS: Monday through Saturday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
FROM DINOSAURS TO DRILL BITS
This exhibit highlights the oil and gas story of the San Juan Basin. Using the latest in technology this exhibit educates and entertains visitors about an amazing resource we use everyday. Experience the thrill of riding deep into the earth in search of oil on a simulated floor shaking adventure. Learn what it takes to drill thousands of feet looking for black gold. Then discover how it's transformed into consumer products.
THREE WATERS TRADING POST EXHIBIT
The Three Waters Trading Post exhibit features a walk-through replica of a 1930s trading post with a bull pen stocked with period goods and artifacts, a pawn room and office showcases jewelry and rugs, a computer station and trading posts location map are located outside the replica post. Many of the objects used in the exhibit have been donated by local trading post families.
This exhibit is a portion of the long-term exhibits planned for the Farmington Museum at Gateway Park. The Three Waters Trading Post is funded in part by a $150,000 donation from the United Indian Traders Association and is part of a joint oral history project with Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ.