Survival: The Exhibition Brings Adventure to the Farmington Museum

Survival: The Exhibition Brings Adventure to the Farmington Museum

11 Mar, 2024
 Survival: The Exhibition Brings Adventure to the Farmington Museum

Wild Adventures at the Farmington Museum

Survival isn't your typical museum exhibit; it's a wild ride through nature's toughest challenges and most triumphant moments. As soon as you step inside, get ready to be transported into a world of adventure, resilience, and discovery.

What makes Survival: The Exhibition stand out? Well, besides being exhilarating, it's also educational. You'll get to explore extreme environments like scorching deserts and icy tundras, all while learning handy survival skills. Who knows, you might just discover your inner survival guru!

Featured Survival Zones and Learning Experiences

  • Natural Disasters: First Aid Skills
  • Temperate Forest: How to Build a Shelter
  • Desert: Water Filtration Skills
  • High Mountains: Fire Safety Skills
  • Rainforest: Finding Food and Making Tools
  • Extreme Cold: Signaling and Navigation Skills
  • On the Water: Water Safety Skills
  • Suburban Urban: Home Preparedness
  • Adventure Zone: Ropes Course and Zip Line

Child walking the rope course in Survival the Exhibition at the Farmington Museum

But it's not all serious – There are plenty of thrills! Ever dreamed of zipping through the trees like Tarzan? Well, now's your chance with the Adventure Zone – a heart-pounding ropes course and zip line experience that'll leave you feeling like a true daredevil.

Survival: The Exhibition isn't just about conquering obstacles; it's about building confidence and having a blast while doing it. Just ask Amy Homer, the Hospitality Staff Supervisor, who's seen kids transform from hesitant adventurers to fearless explorers in the Adventure Zone! 

Survival is all about community and protecting our planet, so you’ll learn how to leave no trace and respect nature along the way. Because let's face it, Mother Nature is pretty awesome, and we want to keep her that way for generations to come. So, what are you waiting for? Visit the Farmington Museum for an adventure of a lifetime. Trust us, it's going to be wild! For more info, check out FarmingtonNM.org/events.

Know Before You Go

The Farmington Museum Foundation will proudly host Survival: The Exhibition from Imagine Exhibitions, February 3 - May 4, 2024. 

Exhibit Ticket Prices

  • Tickets - $12
  • Senior/Military Ticket - $10
  • Adventure Zone Add On - $3
  • Call 599-1590 or 566-2291 for school group pricing.

Adventure Zone

  • You must be 48 inches in height to participate in the Adventure Zone
  • Tickets for this Zone are an additional $3 per person
  • Participants must be 48 inches tall and weigh between 35-275 lbs 
  • Closed-toed shoes must be worn to participate. 
  • Long hair must be pulled back to avoid getting tangled in the trolley
  • Loose-fitted clothing, scarves, or any other dangling articles are not permissible 
  • The course is designed for guests of average physical condition 
  • Pregnant women, people with heart, leg, back, or other injuries or illness should not participate
  • The Adventure Zone is closed Tuesday and Wednesday but will be open daily from March 14 - 25, 2024 for spring break
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