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Old Main / Filming and Tours

Tour Information at Old Main

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Public Tours, Group Tours, School Tours, Historical Tours, Special Affiliated Group Trainings/Tours

Documents required by all visiting the “Old Main”. No one will be allowed on the Prison grounds without first fully completing all the forms. Minimum age 16 years old, (Under 16 years of age exceptions are made for educational purposes and are on a case-by-case basis). Anyone under the age of 18 will need parent/guardian signature and must be accompanied by an adult.

For your convenience the forms are available in PDF or WORD, (you do not have to fill out both PDF or WORD versions, you should only turn in 4 forms per person).

(Tour takes about 3 hours which includes a video).

Old Main Tour Fees (No Overnight Tours)

  • Monday to Friday 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M: $45 per person
  • Weekends 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M: $65 per person
  • Holidays & Weekends: $100 per person
  • Affiliated Group Trainings/Tours: Call for daily fee

Safety Tips

  1. There is a lot of walking to include stairs in different areas.
  2. Please remember to wear comfortable closed-toe shoes.
  3. Bring a light jacket or sweater, even in the summer months there are cold areas in the Old Main.
  4. Don’t forget to bring a flashlight as there will be dark areas.
  5. Keep in mind there is no running water, electricity, nor working restrooms.

For reservations or more information please contact Noemy Lozano:

To scout, tech scout, or film at “Old Main” click here for guidelines and forms

Note: Background checks and liability forms are required for access to this location. There is a minimum of five (5) days needed to complete the background checks for access to property.

Your inquiries are always welcome.

Film Production at “Old Main”

Are you scouting for a film or commercial production at “Old Main”?

  • First Scout is free of charge (Scouts and tech scouts are limited to 6 hours on first scout. Maximum of 20 people per scout).
  • Prep: Call for daily fee
  • Shoot: Call for daily fee
  • Corrections Officer: Call for an hourly fee per officer while on property.

For reservations or more information please contact Noemy Lozano:

To scout, tech scout, or film at “Old Main”
Click here for guidelines and forms.

Note: Background checks and liability forms are required for access to this location. There is a minimum of five (5) days needed to complete the background checks for access to property.

Media Inquiries

If you are a member of the media and have questions about our department or its employees please send an email to nmcd.mediarequest@cd.nm.gov

Your inquiries are always welcome.