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Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian

704 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
+1 505-982-4636
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One of the best exhibits of Indian crafts I have ever seen. Not a great many objects but each piece... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Catherine M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Fabulous little gem of a museum off the beaten path

I loved this museum!!! There had recently been a wonderful Jicarilla Apache exhibition, whcih... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nina R
Park City
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The museum features changing exhibitions of contemporary and historic Native American art with an emphasis on the Southwest.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
704 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe, NM 87505-7511
+1 505-982-4636

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best exhibits of Indian crafts I have ever seen. Not a great many objects but each piece of such a high quality it is hard to walk by. Presently there is a bead exhibition of magnificent ceremonial clothes. Plus the dazzling most...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved this museum!!! There had recently been a wonderful Jicarilla Apache exhibition, whcih sadly I missed! I was especially sorry to have missed it because I am doing research on the Jicarillas for my new historical novel-in-progress, which takes place mainly in New Mexico....More

Thank Nina R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to all the other museums on the "Hill", but passed this small one up for the sake of time. We went back another day just to see it and were delighted. The current display was of beadwork clothing. Some pieces were very old...More

Thank Frances D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here many times in the past but this was the first time since the museum expanded. They now have a large collection of jewelry on continuous display. Lighting and displays were very well done. This is a small place to visit

Thank AlamedaRed
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

much nicer to visit when you didn't have to pay to get in to see ?? art and photographs. Case trading post was mostly what we went to see. not worth the cost now just go see what is for sale.

Thank visit-often-to-NM
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Loved this museum. Well laid out with just the right amount of exhibits. Good information given on each exhibit. A really good museum shop - although a little pricey. Well worth a visit

Thank Paulellwood
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I had long heard of this museum so wanted to visit. Only half the museum was open. I was able to use an NARM museum pass so my entry was "free"; not sure if the regular fee would have been worth it.

Thank ILiketoTravel55
Reviewed 24 April 2017

My wife and I were happy to spend the day at the Museum. The presentation is spectacular, the setting is a wonder. The setting has a unique presentation of a restaurant with very tasty cuisine.

Thank Randy K
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is one of the most special museums in Santa Fe. The jewelry collection is a must see and don't forget to visit the Case Trading Post downstairs - you will surely find a treasure you cannot live with out. The staff and docents are...More

Thank B_Luvs_Fe
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This museum offers an in-depth view of New Mexican native culture and history. It also features several temporary galleries and a gift shop with primarily native-made art. Compared to other native history museums, the content is above average.

Thank Geopiggy
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