Harvey House Museum, Belen, New Mexico
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The dining hall is used by local groups for annual functions including the Belen Art League's Spring and Fall Art Shows, the model train club's large display and the local fiber groups Fiber Show.
Upstairs the rooms, formerly occupied by the Harvey Girls who lived there, now house a variety of museum displays on the local history. Each room has a different theme such as beauty shop, banking, school and my favorite the movie room.
104 North 1st Street
Tuesday - Saturday, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sundays, 1 - 3 pm.
How to get there:
FROM I-25, EXIT 195:
Drive past the Wal-Mart, under the underpass and merge with Hwy 314 / Main Street. Drive past the Giant, over the overpass and to the second light. Turn left on Reinken Avenue and proceed toward the mountains (East). Turn right at the 3rd Street light. Go one block and turn left on Dalies Avenue. Go two blocks and turn right on 1st Street. The Harvey House is on the left and has parking to the Northwest and South of the building.
FROM I-25, EXIT 191:
Exit the freeway and turn East, toward the mountains. Drive past Belen Meadows Nursing Home to the light at Main Street. Turn left, North, and go to the second light at Becker Street. Turn right on Becker Street (at City Hall) and proceed toward the mountains (East), all the way to 1st Street. Turn left on 1st Street. The Harvey House is on the right and has parking to the Northwest and South of the building.
HWY 314, SOUTH FROM ALBUQUERQUE AND POINTS NORTH:
Drive South through Los Lunas and Los Chaves. Pass the turn off to I-25 exit 195 and past the Giant, over the overpass and to the second light. Turn left on Reinken Avenue and proceed toward the mountains (East). Turn right at the 3rd Street light. Go one block and turn left on Dalies Avenue. Go two blocks and turn right on 1st Street. The Harvey House is on the left and has parking to the Northwest and South of the building.
HWY 47, SOUTH FROM ALBUQUERQUE AND POINTS NORTH:
Drive South through Bosque Farms, Peralta and Los Lunas to the Valencia Y. There's a traffic light at the Walgreen's, turn left to stay on Hwy 47. Continue through the Meadow Lake intersection on down to Rio Communities (Allsups). Take a right at the light, to go West on River Road, which becomes Reinken Ave. Continue over the train tracks. Turn left at the light at 3rd Street. Go one block and turn left on Dalies Avenue. Go two blocks and turn right on 1st Street. The Harvey House is on the left and has parking to the Northwest and South of the building.
THE BELEN RAIL RUNNER STATION:
Exit the parking lot of the Belen Rail Runner Station, following the alley road around until you can access the Reinken Ave. Bridge or take Desoto to Wisconsin and turn right on Wisconsin to the light. Go over the tracks on the bridge, turn left at the light at 3rd Street and go one block. Turn left on Dalies Avenue. Go two blocks and turn right on 1st Street. The Harvey House is on the left.
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