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Chile Pepper Institute

Visitor Center & Gift Shop

Gerald Thomas Hall,  Room 265
945 College Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88003
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 12:00pm and 1:30pm-5:00pm
There are parking meters behind Gerald Thomas Hall, as well as free visitor parking between Wooton Hall and Gerald Thomas Hall. 



Chile Pepper Institute/Amy Goldman Fowler Teaching Garden

140 West University Ave.
Las Cruces, NM 88005
Hours: Open every day from sunrise to sunset
Late June-October
Self-guided tours and guided tours are available. Please call us at 575-646-3028 for more information.
Parking for our garden is available at the Fabian Garcia Botanical Garden. Park here and walk to the Teaching Garden which is located immediately east. Garden guides are located in a mailbox in the garden.