¡Hola Amigos!

Las Golondrinas festivals have been canceled through August and the opening of the museum for tours has been delayed until deemed safe and appropriate.
Any changes to this schedule will be posted here and on our social media pages.
If you have any questions email us at mail@golondrinas.org


Time Travel from Home!

Kids and families are spending lots of time at home together during this time of COVID-19 closures; and managing education from home can be challenging, so we’d like to share some virtual resources to help you learn more about New Mexico’s history, culture and traditions.

Whether you’re homeschooling, looking for a fun project to try together, or are simply interested in the unique history of the Land of Enchantment, Las Golondrinas is here for you!

Learning How to Make a chile ristra

Learn About Las Golondrinas & Test Your Knowledge

Explore our website to learn more about New Mexico history and El Rancho de las Golondrinas.
Take the quizzes and check the answers to see how you did!
Check back for new ones every week.

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Gardening Activities! 

Did you know that our friends over at Santa Fe Botanical Garden offer a wide variety of programming for all ages at their sites, the Botanical Garden at at Museum Hill and the Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve, which is attached to El Rancho de las Golondrinas? They even offer programs geared specifically for children and their gardening education!
With the current COVID-19 health situation, and site closures, they too, are providing online resources so you can enjoy gardening at home with the family.
Click here for family-fun home gardening activities!

Making tortillas at El Rancho de las Golondrinas

Hands-on History

Try these family-fun activities and share your creations with us or tag us in your photos.
Facebook: @SFGolondrinas
Instagram: @sfgolondrinas
Email pictures or videos of your culinary creations or cultural crafts to laura@golondrinas.org.
Include your name, age, city, and grade/school for a chance to win a prize!

Create a Cultural Craft!

Learn about Yucca Soap then try your own homemade “squishy soap”

Make an Origami Golondrina!

Homemade Clay Golondrinas

Corn Husk Doll

Try a Traditional New Mexican Recipe!

Torta de Huevo
Red Chile
Flour Tortillas
Green Chile Stew

Play an “Old Timey” Game!

Rollin’ Bones: The History of Dice

Dice Games for the Whole Family! 

Historical Charades

Memory Card Game


Welcome! We invite you to take a journey to the past at “The Ranch of the Swallows.” This historic ranch, now a living history museum, dates from the early 1700s and was an important paraje or stopping place along the famous Camino Real, the Royal Road from Mexico City to Santa Fe. Experience the life of another time in a location unlike any other in America.

Spectacular Events All Season

To apply to be a Vendor at one of our Festivals or Events.


Weaving & Colcha Embroidery

New Mexican traditional weaving and colcha embroidery are alive and thriving at El Rancho de las Golondrinas living history museum. Learn More

Our Volunteer Corps

El Rancho de las Golondrinas is grateful to have over 300 Volunteers which help make the Museum come alive. If you are interested in joining us, visit the Volunteer page.