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New Mexico History Museum

113 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501
+1 505-476-5200
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Very Interesting

This museum was is a well thought out trip through New Mexico's history. It has many interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Caitlin V
Tulsa, Oklahoma
New Mexico Should be Proud of This Museum

We visited this museum during our first visit to Sante Fe and we are so glad that we did. I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Linda U
Harwich, Massachusetts
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113 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501
+1 505-476-5200

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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum was is a well thought out trip through New Mexico's history. It has many interesting stories and artifacts to see. We also enjoyed the special exhibit on Counter Culture.

Thank Caitlin V
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited this museum during our first visit to Sante Fe and we are so glad that we did. I understand the history of the American South West much better and have a greater appreciation. Not only is the early history interesting but the later...More

Thank Linda U
Reviewed 4 days ago

It spans the era from the Native peoples, Spanish colonists, the Mexican occupation, Santa Fe Trail, the railroad, cowboys, outlaws, to the present. There was an ineresting exhibit on the counter culture (hippies etc.) which we found fascinating alhough my husband was in Vietnam at...More

Thank Carley M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were very impressed with the 45-minute overview of New Mexico history we received from our docent guide. We spent another 20 minutes or so visiting the historic Palace of the Governors adjacent to the new history museum.

Thank gicdjc
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Whoever is choosing the exhibits is doing a great job. The descriptions are well done. My grandchildren enjoyed the exhibit on cowboys which was fascinating for the whole family. Also, appreciate that the information is in both English and Spanish given the history of New...More

Thank Rhiannon713
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have one of the highest rated history museums in the country. In fact it's number two after the Buffalo Bill Museum in Cody Wyoming. Our newly opened exhibit " Voices of Counterculture in the Southwest" is so engaging and if you lived through the...More

Thank Karol R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have taken several groups of students to this museum and have taken family members. It is very informative, has amazing artifacts, and wonderful docents.

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was somewhat disappointed with some of the museum, but that's in part because I was not interested or impressed with the Light Tight installation, pigment ink on film installation. Not my cup o' tea. I wanted more paintings, drawings, sculpture.

Thank elisepage
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic museum! One of the best I've been too! They increased the prices from when I had last looked online and in a travel book so it was more expensive that we planned. However they now include the whole museum and the Governors Palace so...More

Thank sophia g
Reviewed 1 week ago

A good way to find out about the history of New Mexico and Santa Fe. It is not a large museum and therefore only takes about an hour to see all the exhibits. Liked the history about the construction of the building.

Thank Paulellwood
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How much is entry fee?
28 December 2016|
Response from MaryEllenM27 | Reviewed this property |
New Mexico History Museum: Closed New Year's Day, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Admission $12 General Admission; $7 New Mexico residents Free on the first Sunday of each month to New Mexico residents Free on... More
Are dogs allowed?
1 April 2016|
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Response from alnhouston | Reviewed this property |
I can't offer any additional insight that hasn't been provided previously, but I am impressed that you have dogs that you can even think about taking into public. My two pooches (whom I love and do anything for) are not... More