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La Hacienda del los Martinez

708 Hacienda Rd, Taos, NM 87571
+1 575-758-1000
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Worth the stop!

This is a great piece of history; I had my 11 and 15 year old daughters with me (a difficult age to... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2016
Ashley A
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Woodland Park, Colorado
Cool old estate to roam in Taos

Certainly interesting, this is an open air museum of the Martinez estate - a once working farm... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2016
rscimagery
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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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Living Museum of Late Spanish Colonial Period in Northern New Mexico built in 1804 by Severino Martinez and his family. On National Register of Historic Places. Winter Hours are a shortened version of our regular season hours.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good44%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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708 Hacienda Rd, Taos, NM 87571
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

This is a great piece of history; I had my 11 and 15 year old daughters with me (a difficult age to entertain in your "typical museum"), and they were very interested in seeing/touching what it was like to live as a pioneer in this...More

2  Thank Ashley A
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Certainly interesting, this is an open air museum of the Martinez estate - a once working farm. Stroll the property and duck into rooms which all serve as mini museums. Some of the property is original and some reconstructed.

Thank rscimagery
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The experience was authentic. Furnishings were sparse and simple - no frills in the lives of the Martnez family and workers. "Weaver Anne" showed us some of the oldest weaving carding equipment that had no metal - only thistles. The displays were very well identified...More

1  Thank TXK4133
Reviewed 25 February 2016

I can highly recommend this place as part of your visit to Taos. The building is a great historic adobe in beautiful condition. Each room houses an exhibit, usually having to do with what that room was used for. I thought it was well designed...More

2  Thank Crystal L
Reviewed 7 February 2016

We were encouraged to go to this museum by the staff at the Blumenschein Home & Museum as it's possible to buy a joint ticket at a reduced rate. It was definitely worth the visit to see what life was like in the earliest days...More

1  Thank Carol757
Reviewed 18 January 2016

A visit here gives you an idea of the depth of Taos history. Long before hippies and east coast artists longing to breath free there was Taos. Its a good place to go, after the Pueblo.

1  Thank CHRISe28
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Make sure you either have a GPS or good directions because this place can be a little hard to find, but if you get there, it's worth it. This, like the Taos Pueblo, is a must-see for history buffs. It does a great job of...More

1  Thank Ninergirl2014
Reviewed 7 January 2016

if you want to know how the wealthy land owners lived this is a must see. the Hacienda is full of artifacts and religious icons. You really could envision life there. There was also a short history with pictures in one of the larger rooms....More

1  Thank cleaningwhitedoghair
Reviewed 23 December 2015

The Hacienda was built in the early 1800's and gives you a wonderful view of what life was like at that time for the wealthy ranchers in the area. This is a little off the beaten track, but well worth the short drive from the...More

Thank moragajoanne
Reviewed 8 December 2015

This is a good location to learn a bit about the early settlement of this part of the country. The tour is self guided, with a number of placards to explain the uses of the building and how things were done by the early settlers.

Thank Doug H
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Stephen W
30 March 2015|
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Response from 4whatitis | Property representative |
Hi Stephen, We see that this question was from some time ago and we apologize for our tardiness in responding. Your question is still a good one, however. The annual Trade Fair here at the Hacienda is usually held the first... More
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