Villa Philmonté

17 Deer Run Road, Cimarron, NM 87714 - United States

575-376-2281 x1271


Free Everyday

Waite Phillips built the 28,400 square foot Villa Philmonté as the New Mexico home for his family on the Philmont Ranch. It was completed in 1927 and was designed in Spanish Mediterranean style. Restored to the period when Phillips owned the ranch, it now serves as a memorial to him and his generosity to the Boy Scouts of America.

PLEASE NOTE: The Villa Philmonté is open by guided tours only, available twice daily at 10:00AM and 2:00PM. Tours are limited to 24 people and reservations are required on a first-come-first-served basis. Please contact the National Scouting Museum - Philmont Scout Ranch at (575) 376-1136 to make a reservation for your group.


During an hour and fifteen minute tour, guides tell the story of the Phillips family, their Philmont Ranch, and the gifting of that ranch in two parcels to the Boy Scouts of America in 1938 and 1941.

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